China & Asia Pacific Studies (CAPS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

CAPS 1740

This course explores the history of imperial China between the 3rd century b.c.e. and the 16th century c.e. with a focus on the following questions:  How did imperial Chinese states go about politically ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 1174HIST 1740MEDVL 1740

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16239CAPS 1740  LEC 001

  • 16241CAPS 1740  DIS 201

  • 16242CAPS 1740  DIS 202

  • 16243CAPS 1740  DIS 203

  • 16244CAPS 1740  DIS 204

CAPS 1910

This introductory course follows the history of Asia-Pacific from the nineteenth century to the present, focusing on the relations of China, India, Japan, South, and Southeast Asia.  This course is intended ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 1191HIST 1910

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16290CAPS 1910  LEC 001

  • 16291CAPS 1910  DIS 201

  • 16292CAPS 1910  DIS 202

  • 16293CAPS 1910  DIS 203

  • 16294CAPS 1910  DIS 204

CAPS 2209

In this course we will examine the modes of philosophical and spiritual inquiry, varieties of spiritual/bodily cultivation and practice, and religious organizations and movements in China that we know ... view course details

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  • 16908CAPS 2209  SEM 101

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    • Hinrichs, T

CAPS 2267

This course offers a broad understanding of the active and dynamic cultural, economic, and social, and political roles played by Chinese women. By challenging the dominant stereotype of the passive and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 2267FGSS 2267

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16490CAPS 2267  LEC 001

  • No prior knowledge of Chinese necessary.

CAPS 2931

The Great Qing (1644-1911), a multi-ethnic empire that conquered China proper from the northeastern borderlands, expanded into central Asia, Mongolia, and Tibet, and consolidated the China-based empire's ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 2293HIST 2931

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17494CAPS 2931  LEC 001

CAPS 3000

A historical review of the fragile and volatile U.S.-China relationship from the opening by Richard Nixon in the early 1970s until the present. Several individual sessions will be led by current or former ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6254CAPS 3000  SEM 180

  • Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program.

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

  • 16509CAPS 3049  LEC 001

  • 16510CAPS 3049  DIS 201

  • 16511CAPS 3049  DIS 202

  • 17842CAPS 3049  DIS 203

CAPS 3352

People outside China often talk about "China's rise," the changes in world economics and politics that come from the increase of the power of the People's Republic. From a domestic perspective, though, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 3352

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17161CAPS 3352  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 4001

Using resources specifically available in China, this course combines lectures, guest lectures, field trips, and faculty-directed research projects to help students achieve an in-depth understanding of ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6158CAPS 4001  SEM 170

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

CAPS 4002

This course, offered by faculty members of Peking University's School of International Studies, provides Chinese perspectives on contemporary China's international relations. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6269CAPS 4002  SEM 170

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

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

  •  6159CAPS 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 aims 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

  •  8630CAPS 4406  SEM 101

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

CAPS 4420

Through guided readings in Chinese of selected poems of the Tang dynasty (618-907) on various themes and in different styles, students develop the essential analytical skills for reading Tang poetry while ... view course details

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  • 16504CAPS 4420  SEM 101

  • Minimum three years of Chinese and/or one year of Classical Chinese or permission of instructor.

CAPS 4772

As China, with its "China Dream," rises in power on the global stage, what "China" means to its inhabitants and outsiders has become an issue increasingly relevant to business, international relations, ... view course details

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  • 17487CAPS 4772  SEM 101

CAPS 4888

This directed study course allows CAPS students to enroll at Beida (Peking University) in courses offered to international students by the Peking University School of International Studies. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7458CAPS 4888  IND 670

  • Taught in Beijing, China.

CAPS 4998

This required course forms the core of the Cornell in Washington academic program. The foundational skill of both politics and policy is taking knowledge, analyzing it, figuring out how to convert it into ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6447CAPS 4998  LEC 080

  • Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program.

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

  •  6679CAPS 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xin, X