China & Asia Pacific Studies (CAPS)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

CAPS 1920

This course surveys modern Chinese history from 1600 to present. Time will be devoted to each of the three major periods into which modern Chinese history is conventionally divided: the Imperial ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 1192HIST 1920

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16557CAPS 1920  LEC 001

CAPS 2262

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

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  • 16629CAPS 2262  LEC 001

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2267FGSS 2267

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9086CAPS 2267  LEC 001

  • No prior knowledge of Chinese necessary.

CAPS 2271

This is an introductory course designed for, though not limited to, non-majors with or without any knowledge of Chinese language, history, or culture. Its intent is to offer a guided survey of the history ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 2271

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16188CAPS 2271  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Warner, D

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6030CAPS 3000  SEM 180

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

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CHLIT 3307CHLIT 6607

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16190CAPS 3307  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Warner, D

  • Completion of CHLIT 2213-2214 or permission of instructor.

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5935CAPS 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6045CAPS 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  5936CAPS 4010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xin, X

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  9764CAPS 4010  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Weiss, J

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  9780CAPS 4010  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Admussen, N

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CHIN 4406CHIN 6606

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  8239CAPS 4406  SEM 101

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

CAPS 4827

Seminar intended to examine the increasingly complex relationship that has evolved between China and the rest of the international system, with particular focus on the rise of Chinese nationalism and the ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 4448GOVT 4827GOVT 6827

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16746CAPS 4827  SEM 101

  • Government Seniors and Juniors given preference. This class fulfills the government senior seminar requirement.

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7213CAPS 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6221CAPS 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6446CAPS 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Xin, X