Asian History

 

HIST 1070 Traditional and Modern China (4.5 credit hours): 

 This course examines the historical, cultural, political, and economic aspects of China. The course starts in 1644 and ends in the present-day era. It covers the late Ming dynasty, the Qing dynasty, Eastern and Western influences causing wars and rebellions, the Republic of China, the People's Republic of China, and the country's current transitional state.

Course is also offered On-line.

 

HIST 1080 Traditional and Modern Japan (4.5 credit hours):

This course examines the historical, cultural, political, and economic aspects of Japan. The course starts in the 1500s by studying the Tokugawa dynasty and its wealthy and powerful rulers and then examines the impact of Eastern and Western influences in Japan including World Wars I and II and the rebuilding and modernization of Japan. The course ends by exploring Japan's present role, influence, and effect on global nationalism.