China & Asia Pacific Studies (CAPS)Arts and Sciences

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CAPS 2262

An exploration of processes of change in medicine in China.  Focuses on key transitions, such as the emergence of canonical medicine, of Daoist approaches to healing and longevity, of Buddhist medicine ... view course details

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  • 15899CAPS 2262  LEC 001

CAPS 3049

This course provides students with an analytical framework to understand China's ongoing economic transformation. The courses goals include: 1) to familiarize students with different perspectives on China's ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 3304GOVT 3044

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15855CAPS 3049  LEC 001

  • 16505CAPS 3049  DIS 201

  • 16506CAPS 3049  DIS 202

CAPS 3323

This course surveys major themes of Overseas Chinese studies, including the history of Overseas Chinese migration, the relationship between China and Overseas Chinese, Overseas Chinese social structures ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 3323

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18359CAPS 3323  LEC 001

CAPS 3380

Examines the development of the Chinese economy and the evolution of China's economic system between the early 1950s and late 1990s. view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 3393ECON 3380

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

CAPS 3387

The course will be thoroughly comparative in order to highlight both the specificity of each country as well as more generalizable dynamics of 21st century development. It will be divided into a number ... view course details

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  • 18313CAPS 3387  LEC 001

    • TRIves Hall 115
    • Friedman, E

      Kuruvilla, S

CAPS 3720

The People's Republic of China entered the twenty-first century as the world's sole communist superpower. How did the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)—which was made up of but a few dozen members at its founding ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 3372HIST 3720

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15977CAPS 3720  LEC 001

CAPS 3967

China is often thought of as being isolated from the outside world.  It is imagined as existing in historic seclusion, and, following the establishment of the People's Republic, as pursuing a path of autarky. ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 3395GOVT 3967

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9464CAPS 3967  LEC 001

  •  9538CAPS 3967  DIS 201

  •  9539CAPS 3967  DIS 202

CAPS 4010

Honors students conduct research to prepare a thesis on a topic of their own choosing under the direction of a faculty member. The application must be successfully submitted and an Honors Committee formed ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6458CAPS 4010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xin, X

CAPS 4406

This course is designed for those who have studied Mandarin to the advanced level (or equivalent). The course is aimed to continuously improve students' Chinese proficiency while, at the same time, preparing ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CHIN 4406CHIN 6606

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16285CAPS 4406  SEM 101

  • Prerequisite: Two years (on heritage track) or three years of Chinese or equivalent. Permission of instructor required.

CAPS 4870

This course focuses primarily on China's evolving role in both Asia and world politics. While China may not necessarily be the sole determinant of the type of security order that will prevail in Asia, ... view course details

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  •  9341CAPS 4870  SEM 101

  • Preference given to Government Seniors and Juniors. Fulfills the government senior seminar requirement.

CAPS 4998

This required course forms the core of the Cornell in Washington program for students in the public policy option. The central course objective is to provide students with the instruction and guidance ... view course details

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  • 8 Credits Graded

  •  6772CAPS 4998  LEC 080

  • Taught in Washington, DC.

CAPS 4999

Independent study course in topics not covered in regularly scheduled courses. Students select a topic in consultation with the faculty member who has agreed to supervise the course work. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7025CAPS 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff