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Prospectus

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First year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Fall Semester

Introduction to Asian Studies 5
Thesis & Methods Classes 5

Advanced Chinese Language

Advanced Modern Chinese Listening & Speaking 1 5

Language Elective (select one of these language courses):

Advanced Modern Chinese Reading & Writing 1 5
Advanced Readings in Classical Chinese 5

Elective (select 10 EC):

The Politics of Digital China 10
Chinese Linguistics: The State of the Art 10
China's International Political Economy 10
The State in Modern Chinese History 10
Masters of Chinese Philosophy 10
The Visual and Material Culture of Food and Drink in Asia and Europe, 1500-1800 10
Asia through Consumption 10
Contemporary Japan’s Economy in Global Economic Crises 10
Material Culture, Memory and Commemoration along the Silk Roads in Central Asia 10

Spring Semester

Year in China A 30

Second year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Fall Semester:

Year in China B 30

Spring Semester:

MA Thesis Asian Studies (120 EC) 15

Language Elective (select one of the following two courses):

Advanced Modern Chinese Listening & Speaking 3 5
Advanced Modern Chinese Reading & Writing 3 5

Elective (select 10 EC):

Chinese Art History 10
History of Chinese Linguistics 10
Topical Readings in Classical Chinese 10
Creativity and Culture in Contemporary China 10
Crime and Criminal Justice: East Asian Perspectives 10
Confucianism, Idealism and Power in East Asia's Past and Present 10
Culture and Conquest: the Impact of the Mongols and their Descendants 10
Reading Buddhist Scriptures 10