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ASIA 140

Introduction to Chinese Culture

This course introduces the elements of contemporary and traditional Chinese culture. It provides students with a fundamental yet diverse knowledge of China and its culture through examination of its manifestations: political, religious, social, cultural, and economic. Topics include history, traditional belief systems, society, languages, arts and literature, performance traditions, daily life and customs, ethnicity and gender issues, science and technology, business and government.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
Arts and Humanities 1 course

Fall Semester information

Suzanne Barber

140A: Intro to Chinese Culture