China & Asia Pacific Studies (CAPS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

CAPS 3307

A guided reading in the original language designed to introduce students to a variety of genres and styles of classical Chinese literature while at the same time helping students achieve competence in ... view course details

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    Combined with: CHLIT 3307

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Friendship

  • 16754CAPS 3307  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Warner, D

  • Prerequisite: CHLIT 2213 & 2214 or permission of instructor.

CAPS 3370

This course traces the development of travel writing from the Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 221) to the Song dynasty (960–1279). Special attention is paid to the ways in which Chinese writers have ceaselessly ... view course details

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    Combined with: ASIAN 3370ASIAN 6670

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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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CAPS 3502

This seminar examines the various issues that surround being a specialist of one of the world's most complex and exciting places. The course will first look at the various groups of people that have been ... view course details

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    Combined with: GOVT 3503

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

CAPS 3827

Study of the dramatic rise of China through reviewing major developments in contemporary Chinese foreign policy since the establishment of the People's Republic of China (PRC), and concentrating ... view course details

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    Combined with: ASIAN 3327GOVT 3827

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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

  •  6453CAPS 4010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xin, X

CAPS 4127

Visions of bodily corruption have preoccupied ruler and ruled alike in Asia, and prompted campaigns for moral, medical, and legal reform in periods of both stability and revolution.  This seminar, designed ... view course details

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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

  •  9532CAPS 4406  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Chen, Z

  • 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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  • 16093CAPS 4870  SEM 101

    • W
    • Carlson, A

  • Government seniors and juniors given preference. This class 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

  •  6757CAPS 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

  •  7010CAPS 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff