Courses for Requirements

Spring 2022

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Asian Languages & Culture Major

Beginning Language Course (2nd semester – spring):

East Asian Languages
ASIALANG 102: Second Semester Chinese, 4 cr
ASIALANG 104: Second Semester Japanese, 4 cr
ASIALANG 106: Second Semester Korean, 4 cr
ASIALANG 110: Elementary Chinese I, 2 cr
ASIALANG 113: First Semester Elementary Japanese, 2 cr

South Asian Languages
ASIALANG 134: Second Semester Hindi, 4 cr
ASIALANG 136: Second Semester Modern Tibetan, 4 cr
ASIALANG 138: Second Semester Persian, 4 cr
ASIALANG 140: Second Semester Urdu, 4 cr

Southeast Asian Languages
ASIALANG 124: Second Semester Filipino, 4 cr
ASIALANG 126: Second Semester Hmong, 4 cr
ASIALANG 128: Second Semester Indonesian, 4 cr
ASIALANG 130: Second Semester Thai, 4 cr
ASIALANG 132: Second Semester Vietnamese, 4 cr

Intermediate Language Course (4th semester – spring):

East Asian Languages

ASIALANG 202: Fourth Semester Chinese, 4 cr
ASIALANG 204: Fourth Semester Japanese, 4 cr
ASIALANG 206: Fourth Semester Korean, 4 cr

South Asian Languages
ASIALANG 234: Fourth Semester Hindi, 4 cr
ASIALANG 236: Fourth Semester Modern Tibetan, 4 cr
ASIALANG 238: Fourth Semester Persian, 4 cr
ASIALANG 240: Fourth Semester Urdu, 4 cr
ASIALANG 242: Fourth Semester Sanskrit, 4 cr

Southeast Asian Languages
ASIALANG 224: Fourth Semester Filipino, 4 cr
ASIALANG 226: Fourth Semester Hmong, 4 cr
ASIALANG 228: Fourth Semester Indonesian, 4 cr
ASIALANG 230: Fourth Semester Thai, 4 cr
ASIALANG 232: Fourth Semester Vietnamese, 4 cr

ALC Humanities electives (complete 9 credits):

ASIAN 236: Asia Enchanted: Ghosts, Gods, and Monsters, 3 cr (D’Etcheverry) Elementary, Humanities, Com B
ASIAN 286: Tibetan Cultures and Traditions, 3 cr (Khedup) Elementary, Humanities
ASIAN 310: Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels: Theory, History, Method, 3 cr (Kern), Intermediate, Humanities – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 352: Survey of Modern Chinese Literature, 3 cr (Detwyler), Intermediate, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 102 or 356
ASIAN 355: Modern Japanese Literature, 3 cr (Ridgely), Intermediate, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 104 or 356
ASIAN 367: Haiku, 3 cr (Kern), Intermediate, Literature – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 371: Topics in Chinese Literature: Confucius’ Analects, 3 cr (TBD), Intermediate, Literature – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 428: Visual Cultures of India, 3 cr (Chopra), Intermediate, Humanities – Sophomore standing
LITTRANS 262: Survey of Chinese Literature in Translation, 3 cr (Detwyler), Elementary, Literature
LITTRANS 264: Survey of Japanese Literature in Translation, 3 cr (Ridgely), Elementary, Literature
LITTRANS 276: Global Migrants & Refugees, 3 cr (Mani), Intermediate, Literature
ART HIST 308: The Tastes of Scholars and Emperors: Chinese Art in the Later Periods, 3 cr (Li), Intermediate, Humanities
ART HIST 411: Opera & Chinese Visual Culture, 3 cr (Li), Intermediate, Humanities
HIST 340: Cultural History of Korea, 3 cr (Kim), Intermediate, Humanities – Sophomore standing

ALC Social Science electives (complete 9 credits):

ASIAN 104: Introduction to East Asian History: Japan, 3 cr (TBC) Elementary, Humanities or Social Science
ASIAN 246: Southeast Asian Refugees of the “Cold” War, 4 cr (Cullinane) Elementary, Humanities, Ethnic Studies or Social Science
ASIAN 301 (Lec 001): Social Change in Contemporary Korea, 3 cr (Oh) Intermediate, Social Science – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 306: Hinduism, 3 cr (Jones) Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 337: Social and Intellectual History of China, 589 AD-1919, 3 cr (Dennis), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 363: China and World War II in Asia, 4 cr (Kinzley), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing
ANTHRO 330 (Lec 001): Peoples & Cultures Mainland SE Asia, 3 cr (Bowie), Intermediate, Social Science**
ANTHRO 322: The Origins of Civilization, 3 cr (N. Kim), Intermediate, Social Science
ASIAN AM 240: Hmong Refugee History, 3 cr (Moua), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science, Ethnic Studies – Requisite: Com A
GEOG 340: World Regions in Global Context, 3 cr (Turner), Intermediate, Social Science – Sophomore standing ONLINE
HIST 332: East Asia & The U.S. Since 1899, 3 cr (Fields), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing**
HIST 375: The Cold War – From World War II to End of Soviet Empire, 4 cr (McCoy), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing or 3 cr in HIST
HIST 450: Making of Modern South Asia, 3 cr (Banerjee), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing**

Advanced course (complete one 3cr course):

ASIAN 563: Readings in Modern Japanese Literature, 3 cr (Ridgely), Advanced, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 303
ASIAN 573: Readings in Classical Japanese Literature, 3 cr (Kern), Advanced, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 404 or Consent of instructor (alkern@wisc.edu)
ASIAN 630: Proseminar: Studies in Cultures of Asia: India Looks East to Asia, 3 cr (Chopra), Advanced, Humanities – Junior standing, NOTE: open to all ALC students, not just those studying South Asia**
ASIAN 632: Chinese Pragmatics, 3 cr (Zhu), Advanced, Humanities – Junior standing
ASIAN 672: Studies in Chinese Fiction, 3 cr (Detwyler), Advanced, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 311 or Consent of instructor (detwyler@wisc.edu)
ASIAN AM 560: Afro-Asian Improv, 3 cr (Choy), Intermediate, Humanities, Ethnic Studies**
GEOG 557: Development and Environment in Southeast Asia, 3 cr (Baird), Advanced, Social Science – NOTE: open to all ALC students, not just those studying Southeast Asia**
HIST 600: CIA Covert Wars & US Foreign Policy, 3 cr (McCoy), Advanced, Humanities or Social Science – Note: students interested in taking the seminar should send a short email with their (a.) campus ID (for registration); (b.) student status (senior/junior/grad student); (c.) major/discipline; (d.) GPA; and; (e.) reasons for their interest in the class to Professor Al McCoy, for permission to enroll in the course.

** Contact Rachel Weiss for DARS exception to be entered to count this course for major requirements.

Asian Languages & Cultures - East Asian Studies Major

Beginning Language Course (2nd semester – spring):

East Asian Languages
ASIALANG 102: Second Semester Chinese, 4 cr
ASIALANG 104: Second Semester Japanese, 4 cr
ASIALANG 106: Second Semester Korean, 4 cr
ASIALANG 110: Elementary Chinese I, 2 cr
ASIALANG 113: First Semester Elementary Japanese, 2 cr

Intermediate Language Course (4th semester – spring):

East Asian Languages

ASIALANG 202: Fourth Semester Chinese, 4 cr
ASIALANG 204: Fourth Semester Japanese, 4 cr
ASIALANG 206: Fourth Semester Korean, 4 cr

ALC Humanities electives (complete 9 credits):

ASIAN 236: Asia Enchanted: Ghosts, Gods, and Monsters, 3 cr (D’Etcheverry) Elementary, Humanities, Com B
ASIAN 310: Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels: Theory, History, Method, 3 cr (Kern), Intermediate, Humanities – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 352: Survey of Modern Chinese Literature, 3 cr (Detwyler), Intermediate, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 102 or 356
ASIAN 355: Modern Japanese Literature, 3 cr (Ridgely), Intermediate, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 104 or 356
ASIAN 367: Haiku, 3 cr (Kern), Intermediate, Literature – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 371: Topics in Chinese Literature: Confucius’ Analects, 3 cr (TBD), Intermediate, Literature – Sophomore standing
LITTRANS 262: Survey of Chinese Literature in Translation, 3 cr (Detwyler), Elementary, Literature
LITTRANS 264: Survey of Japanese Literature in Translation, 3 cr (Ridgely), Elementary, Literature
ART HIST 308: The Tastes of Scholars and Emperors: Chinese Art in the Later Periods, 3 cr (Li), Intermediate, Humanities
ART HIST 411: Opera & Chinese Visual Culture, 3 cr (Li), Intermediate, Humanities
HIST 340: Cultural History of Korea, 3 cr (Kim), Intermediate, Humanities – Sophomore standing

ALC Social Science electives (complete 9 credits):

ASIAN 104: Introduction to East Asian History: Japan, 3 cr (TBC) Elementary, Humanities or Social Science
ASIAN 301 (Lec 001): Social Change in Contemporary Korea, 3 cr (Oh) Intermediate, Social Science – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 337: Social and Intellectual History of China, 589 AD-1919, 3 cr (Dennis), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 363: China and World War II in Asia, 4 cr (Kinzley), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing
ANTHRO 322: The Origins of Civilization, 3 cr (N. Kim), Intermediate, Social Science
GEOG 340: World Regions in Global Context, 3 cr (Turner), Intermediate, Social Science – Sophomore standing ONLINE
HIST 332: East Asia & The U.S. Since 1899, 3 cr (Fields), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing**
HIST 375: The Cold War – From World War II to End of Soviet Empire, 4 cr (McCoy), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing or 3 cr in HIST

Advanced course (complete one 3cr course):

ASIAN 563: Readings in Modern Japanese Literature, 3 cr (Ridgely), Advanced, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 303
ASIAN 573: Readings in Classical Japanese Literature, 3 cr (Kern), Advanced, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 404 or Consent of instructor (alkern@wisc.edu)
ASIAN 630: Proseminar: Studies in Cultures of Asia: India Looks East to Asia, 3 cr (Chopra), Advanced, Humanities – Junior standing, NOTE: open to all ALC students, not just those studying South Asia**
ASIAN 632: Chinese Pragmatics, 3 cr (Zhu), Advanced, Humanities – Junior standing
ASIAN 672: Studies in Chinese Fiction, 3 cr (Detwyler), Advanced, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 311 or Consent of instructor (detwyler@wisc.edu)

** Contact Rachel Weiss for DARS exception to be entered to count this course for major requirements.

Asian Languages & Cultures - South Asian Studies Major

Beginning Language Course (2nd semester – spring):

South Asian Languages
ASIALANG 134: Second Semester Hindi, 4 cr
ASIALANG 136: Second Semester Modern Tibetan, 4 cr
ASIALANG 138: Second Semester Persian, 4 cr
ASIALANG 140: Second Semester Urdu, 4 cr

Intermediate Language Course (4th semester – spring):

South Asian Languages
ASIALANG 234: Fourth Semester Hindi, 4 cr
ASIALANG 236: Fourth Semester Modern Tibetan, 4 cr
ASIALANG 238: Fourth Semester Persian, 4 cr
ASIALANG 240: Fourth Semester Urdu, 4 cr
ASIALANG 242: Fourth Semester Sanskrit, 4 cr

ALC Humanities electives (complete 9 credits):

ASIAN 236: Asia Enchanted: Ghosts, Gods, and Monsters, 3 cr (D’Etcheverry) Elementary, Humanities, Com B
ASIAN 286: Tibetan Cultures and Traditions, 3 cr (Khedup) Elementary, Humanities
ASIAN 310: Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels: Theory, History, Method, 3 cr (Kern), Intermediate, Humanities – Sophomore standing, NOTE: please share with instructor that you are studying South Asian Studies
ASIAN 428: Visual Cultures of India, 3 cr (Chopra), Intermediate, Humanities – Sophomore standing

ALC Social Science electives (complete 9 credits):

ASIAN 306: Hinduism, 3 cr (Jones) Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing
GEOG 340: World Regions in Global Context, 3 cr (Turner), Intermediate, Social Science – Sophomore standing ONLINE
HIST 450: Making of Modern South Asia, 3 cr (Banerjee), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing**

Advanced course (complete one 3cr course):

ASIAN 630: Proseminar: Studies in Cultures of Asia: India Looks East to Asia, 3 cr (Chopra), Advanced, Humanities – Junior standing

** Contact Rachel Weiss for DARS exception to be entered to count this course for major requirements.

Asian Languages & Cultures - Southeast Asian Studies Major

Beginning Language Course (2nd semester – spring):

Southeast Asian Languages
ASIALANG 124: Second Semester Filipino, 4 cr
ASIALANG 126: Second Semester Hmong, 4 cr
ASIALANG 128: Second Semester Indonesian, 4 cr
ASIALANG 130: Second Semester Thai, 4 cr
ASIALANG 132: Second Semester Vietnamese, 4 cr

Intermediate Language Course (4th semester – spring):

Southeast Asian Languages
ASIALANG 224: Fourth Semester Filipino, 4 cr
ASIALANG 226: Fourth Semester Hmong, 4 cr
ASIALANG 228: Fourth Semester Indonesian, 4 cr
ASIALANG 230: Fourth Semester Thai, 4 cr
ASIALANG 232: Fourth Semester Vietnamese, 4 cr

ALC Humanities electives (complete 9 credits):

ASIAN 236: Asia Enchanted: Ghosts, Gods, and Monsters, 3 cr (D’Etcheverry) Elementary, Humanities, Com B
ASIAN 310: Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels: Theory, History, Method, 3 cr (Kern), Intermediate, Humanities – Sophomore standing, NOTE: please share with instructor that you are studying Southeast Asian Studies

ALC Social Science electives (complete 9 credits):

ASIAN 246: Southeast Asian Refugees of the “Cold” War, 4 cr (Cullinane) Elementary, Humanities, Ethnic Studies or Social Science
ANTHRO 330 (Lec 001): Peoples & Cultures Mainland SE Asia, 3 cr (Bowie), Intermediate, Social Science**
ASIAN AM 240: Hmong Refugee History, 3 cr (Moua), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science, Ethnic Studies – Requisite: Com A**
GEOG 340: World Regions in Global Context, 3 cr (Turner), Intermediate, Social Science – Sophomore standing ONLINE
HIST 375: The Cold War – From World War II to End of Soviet Empire, 4 cr (McCoy), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing or 3 cr in HIST**

Advanced course (complete one 3cr course):

ASIAN 630: Proseminar: Studies in Cultures of Asia: India Looks East to Asia, 3 cr (Chopra), Advanced, Humanities – Junior standing, NOTE: open to all ALC students, not just those studying South Asia**
ASIAN AM 560: Afro-Asian Improv, 3 cr (Choy), Intermediate, Humanities, Ethnic Studies**
GEOG 557: Development and Environment in Southeast Asia, 3 cr (Baird), Advanced, Social Science**
HIST 600: CIA Covert Wars & US Foreign Policy, 3 cr (McCoy), Advanced, Humanities or Social Science – Note: students interested in taking the seminar should send a short email with their (a.) campus ID (for registration); (b.) student status (senior/junior/grad student); (c.) major/discipline; (d.) GPA; and; (e.) reasons for their interest in the class to Professor Al McCoy, for permission to enroll in the course.**

** Contact Rachel Weiss for DARS exception to be entered to count this course for major requirements.

Chinese Major

Chinese Language courses:

Advanced language course electives (complete three courses):
ASIALANG 379: Business Chinese, 3 cr (TBD) Advanced
ASIALANG 454: Advanced Chinese though Media, 3 cr (T. Zhang) Advanced

Elementary Chinese studies (one course):

ASIAN 236: Asia Enchanted: Ghosts, Gods, and Monsters, 3 cr (D’Etcheverry) Elementary, Humanities, Com B

Intermediate Chinese studies electives (complete 9 credits):

ASIAN 337: Social and Intellectual History of China, 589 AD-1919, 3 cr (Dennis), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 352: Survey of Modern Chinese Literature, 3 cr (Detwyler), Intermediate, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 102 or 356
ASIAN 363: China and World War II in Asia, 4 cr (Kinzley), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 371: Topics in Chinese Literature: Confucius’ Analects, 3 cr (TBD), Intermediate, Literature – Sophomore standing
ART HIST 411 (Lec 001): Opera & Chinese Visual Culture, 3 cr (Li), Intermediate, Humanities**

Advanced course (complete one 3cr course):

ASIAN 632: Chinese Pragmatics, 3 cr (Zhu), Advanced, Humanities – Junior standing
ASIAN 672: Studies in Chinese Fiction, 3 cr (Detwyler), Advanced, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 311 or Consent of instructor (detwyler@wisc.edu)

** Contact Rachel Weiss for DARS exception to be entered to count this course for major requirements.

Japanese Major

Japanese Language courses:

Advanced language course electives (complete three courses):
ASIALANG 377: Business Japanese Communication, 3 cr (Nakakubo) Intermediate
ASIALANG 452: Advanced Japanese through Audio-Visual Media, 3 cr (TBD) Advanced, Humanities
ASIALANG 475 (Lec 001): Modern Japanese, 3 cr (Ridgely) Advanced, Humanities

Elementary Japanese studies course (one course):

ASIAN 104: Introduction to East Asian History: Japan, 3 cr (TBC) Elementary, Humanities or Social Science
ASIAN 236: Asia Enchanted: Ghosts, Gods, and Monsters, 3 cr (D’Etcheverry) Elementary, Humanities, Com B

Intermediate Japanese studies electives (complete 9 credits):

ASIAN 355: Modern Japanese Literature, 3 cr (Ridgely), Intermediate, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 104 or 356
ASIAN 367: Haiku, 3 cr (Kern), Intermediate, Literature – Sophomore standing
HIST 332: East Asia & The U.S. Since 1899, 3 cr (Fields), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing**

Advance course (complete one 3cr course):

ASIAN 563: Readings in Modern Japanese Literature, 3 cr (Ridgely), Advanced, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 303

** Contact Rachel Weiss for DARS exception to be entered to count this course for major requirements.

Chinese Professional Communication Certificate

Chinese Language courses:

Required language course:
ASIALANG 379: Business Chinese, 3 cr (TBD) Advanced

Advanced language course electives (complete three courses):
ASIALANG 454: Advanced Chinese though Media, 3 cr (T. Zhang) Advanced

Elementary Chinese studies (one course):

ASIAN 337: Social and Intellectual History of China, 589 AD-1919, 3 cr (Dennis), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 352: Survey of Modern Chinese Literature, 3 cr (Detwyler), Intermediate, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 102 or 356
ASIAN 363: China and World War II in Asia, 4 cr (Kinzley), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 371: Topics in Chinese Literature: Confucius’ Analects, 3 cr (TBD), Intermediate, Literature – Sophomore standing
ART HIST 411 (Lec 001): Opera & Chinese Visual Culture, 3 cr (Li), Intermediate, Humanities**
ASIAN 632: Chinese Pragmatics, 3 cr (Zhu), Advanced, Humanities – Junior standing
ASIAN 672: Studies in Chinese Fiction, 3 cr (Detwyler), Advanced, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 311 or Consent of instructor (detwyler@wisc.edu)

** Contact Rachel Weiss for DARS exception to be entered to count this course for major requirements.

Japanese Professional Communication Certificate

Japanese Language courses:

Required language course:
ASIALANG 377: Business Japanese Communication, 3 cr (Nakakubo) Intermediate

Advanced language course electives (complete three courses):
ASIALANG 452: Advanced Japanese through Audio-Visual Media, 3 cr (TBD) Advanced, Humanities
ASIALANG 475 (Lec 001): Modern Japanese, 3 cr (Ridgely) Advanced, Humanities

Japanese studies elective (one course):

ASIAN 104: Introduction to East Asian History: Japan, 3 cr (TBC) Elementary, Humanities or Social Science
ASIAN 236: Asia Enchanted: Ghosts, Gods, and Monsters, 3 cr (D’Etcheverry) Elementary, Humanities, Com B

Intermediate Japanese studies electives (complete 9 credits):

ASIAN 355: Modern Japanese Literature, 3 cr (Ridgely), Intermediate, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 104 or 356
ASIAN 367: Haiku, 3 cr (Kern), Intermediate, Literature – Sophomore standing
ASIAN 563: Readings in Modern Japanese Literature, 3 cr (Ridgely), Advanced, Literature – Requisite course: ASIALANG 303
HIST 332: East Asia & The U.S. Since 1899, 3 cr (Fields), Intermediate, Humanities or Social Science – Sophomore standing**

** Contact Rachel Weiss for DARS exception to be entered to count this course for major requirements.