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HIST 451 Far Eastern Civilization and Heritage I

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Course Description

A broad survey of the historical and cultural development of China and Japan from the beginning to the 13th century. Emphasis is on the philosophical and cultural development of these countries within the historical context and how, within their resilient traditions, these countries meet the challenge of their respective historical development. Attention is also given to how Asian-Americans in the United States adjust and identify with their cultural legacy.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C2; DSI; Ethnic Studies
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2; DSI), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)