Fall. Alt. years. This course is a prerequisite for the winter off-campus study course ASN 302.2 of the same name. Preparation for off-campus study is emphasized through directed readings, discussion, and paper writing. (CULTURAL DIVERSITY)
ASN-302.2 Southeast Asia: Traditions and Transitions 4.0 cr.
Winter. Alt. years. Prereq.: ASN-302.1 and permission. This winter session course is an off-campus interdisciplinary study of Southeast Asian countries emphasizing history, culture and political economy. Over four weeks of the course are spent in Southeast Asia where cross-country study centers on thematic topics. The topics and countries visited vary from year-to-year according to the selected theme. Course readings typically include scholarly texts, personal memoirs, and travel literature. (CULTURAL DIVERSITY)
Fall, spring. Prereq.: Permission. Research for capstone senior project to be conducted in consultation with a project advisor. Students must design, propose, and execute an original project to be formally presented to Asian Studies faculty and students.