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The Peoples And Cultures Of Asia

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This course provides students with an overview of the cultural traditions and contemporary development of Asian countries. Course topics include the geography, history, politics, economic development, and social conditions of Asian countries.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Southeast Asia

    • Analyze the political and economic development of modern Southeast Asia.
    • Compare and contrast cultural traditions and current social conditions in Southeast Asia.
    • Identify the political and historical geography of Southeast Asia.
    • Describe important events in Southeast Asian history.

    India

    • Describe important events in Indian history.
    • Identify the political and historical geography of India.
    • Compare and contrast cultural traditions and current social conditions in India.
    • Analyze the political and economic development of modern India.

    Northeast Asia and Central Asia

    • Analyze the political and economic development of modern Northeast and Central Asia.
    • Identify the political and historical geography of Northeast and Central Asia.
    • Describe important events in Northeast and Central Asian history.
    • Compare and contrast cultural traditions and current social conditions in Northeast and Central Asia.

    Introduction to Asia

    • Compare the major language groups of Asia.
    • Describe the roles of regional organizations in Asia.
    • Explain the regional and global influence of China and India, past and present.
    • Identify the geographic features of Asia. 

    China

    • Identify the political and historical geography of China.
    • Describe important events in Chinese history.
    • Analyze the political and economic development of modern China.
    • Compare and contrast cultural traditions and current social conditions in China.
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