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Minor in China Studies

The following are approved introductory Asian civilization courses for the Asia minors in the Jackson School:  JSIS A 209; JSIS 203; JSIS A/HSTAS 212 (Korea); JSIS A/HSTAS 241 (Japan); JSIS A 242 (Japan); JSIS A/HSTAS 221 (Southeast Asia); HSTAS 201 (India), HSTAS 202 (India); HSTAS 211 (China).

Requirements Autumn 2012

[Conversion table: JSIS course numbers in effect through Sum 2012]

30 credits, to include the following:

  1. HSTAS 211 and either JSIS C 202 or one additional introductory Asian civilization course from those listed above (10 credits)

  2. 10 credits of electives taken at the UW, chosen from the China history/social science electives list*

  3. 5 credits of electives taken at the UW, chosen from the China history/social science list or the China arts/literature electives list*

  4. 5 additional credits in Chinese language beyond second-year level, or in upper-division transfer courses on China, or in additional electives chosen from the China history/social science electives list*

  5. Minimum grade of 2.0 required in each course applied toward the minor.

Elective Lists

*China: History/Social Science

ANTH 447 Anthropology of Chinese Religion (5)
ECON 466 Economic History of China: 1840-1949 (5)
GEOG/JSIS A 236 Geography of Greater China (5)
GEOG 336 Development and Challenge in China (5)
GEOG 435 Industrialization and Urbanization China (5)
HSTAS 453 Chinese History: from A.D 906 to 1840 (5)
HSTAS/GWSS 457 Women in China to 1800 (5)
HSTAS/GWSS 459 Gender Histories of Modern China, 18th to 20th Centuries (5)
JSIS A/ANTH 370 Han Chinese Social Culture (5)
JSIS A/ANTH 406 China’s Environment (5)
JSIS A 403/ANTH 444 Politics of Representation in Modern China (5)
JSIS A 404 Religion in China (5)
JSIS A 408/POL S 442 Government and Politics of China (5)
JSIS A/HSTAS 454 History of Modern China (5)
JSIS A 459/POL S 419 United States-China Relations (5)
JSIS A/HSTAS 456 China and Globalization (5)
JSIS A 467 China's Rise (5)
JSIS A 453/ECON 468 China’s Economic Reforms (5)
JSIS A/ANTH 470 Minority Peoples of China (5)

*China: Arts/Literature 

ART H 311 Chinese Painting (5)
ART H 312 Chinese Art and Visual Culture (5)
ART H 411 Chinese Painting Experiences (3)
ART H 414 Song China (5)
ART H 430 Chinese Cinema (5)
CHIN 373 Chinese Poetry (5)
CHIN 374 Chinese Prose (5)
CHIN 380 Premodern Chinese Narrative in Translation (5)
CHIN 381 Literature in Modern China (5)
CHIN 385 Popular Culture in Twentieth-Century China (5)

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African Studies Program
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Box 353650
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Joel Ngugi / Chair
Associate Professor, School of Law

Mary Kay Gugerty/Adjunct Director
Associate Professor, Evans School of Public Affairs

Erin Murphy/Program Assistant
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