Japan Studies: Master of Arts in International Studies

Course Requirements (June 2012)

 

1. Required Courses: 10 credits comprised of

  • JSIS A 555 (5)
  • One history course chosen from
       JSIS A/HSTAS 423      History of Modern Japan (5)
       JSIS A/HSTAS 424      Emergence of Postwar Japan (5)
       JSIS 584/HSTAS 521   Modern Japanese History (5)

2. Core Courses: 15 credits from the following list

JSIS 483 Asian Regionalism (5)
JSIS 584 Hiroshima and Nagasaki (5)
JSIS 584/HSTAS 521* Modern Japanese History (5)
JSIS A/HSTAS 423* History of Modern Japan (5)
JSIS A/HSTAS 424* Emergence of Postwar Japan (5)
JSIS A/POL S 435 Japanese Government and Politics (5)
JSIS A 536/POL S 429 Political Parties in Japan and East Asia (5)
JSIS A 537POL S 424 International Relations in Japan (5)
JSIS A 449/ANTH 443 Anthropology of Japan (5)
JSIS A/LAW B 540 Japanese Law (4)
JSIS A 543 Japan, U.S., and New Orders in Asia (5)
JSIS A 548 National Security of Japan (5)
JSIS A 551/POL S 539 International Relations of NE Asia (5)
JSIS A 581/I BUS 561 Science, Technology, Innovation Policy in Japan (5)         
JSIS A 573 Political Economy of Postwar Japan (5)
JSIS A 574 Civil Society in Japan and East Asia (5)
JSIS A 577 Political Economy of Japan and NE Asia (5)
JSIS A 578/I BUS 562 Japan Business and Technology (5)
JSIS A 587/POL S 418 Japanese Trade Politics (5)

 *If not taken as the required Japanese history course

3. Other Courses: 26 credits from the following list, or from the core list
above

 ARCH 441  Visions of the Japanese House (3)
 ARCH 453/ART H 419  Japanese Architecture (3)
 ART H 420  Art of the Japanese Print (3)
 ART H 421  Topics in Art and Visual Cultures: Japan (5)
 ART H 515  Seminar in Japanese Art (5)
 ASIAN 498  Foreign Language Teaching Methodology (5)
 ASIAN 503  Seminar on Japanese 2nd Language Acquisition (5)
 JSIS 483/ARCH 498   Asian Cities: History, Theory, Practice (3)
 JSIS 584  Alternative Japan (5)
 JSIS 584  Education, Work, and Family in Japan (5)
 JSIS 584  Japan's Changing Generations (5)
 JSIS 584  Media and Popular Culture in Japan (5)
 JSIS 584  Religion in Japan (5)
 JSIS D/LAW B 549  Government Regulation of Business in Japan (3)
 JSIS 600  Independent Study or Research (Maximum 5 credits)
Maximum of 15
credits chosen from:
 
 JAPAN 405  History of the Japanese Language (5)
 JAPAN 421-23  Fourth-year Japanese (5-5-5)
 JAPAN 428  Advanced Oral Communication (3)
 JAPAN 429  Advanced Writing in Japanese (3)
 JAPAN 431-33  Readings in Modern Japanese Literature (5-5-5)
 JAPAN 434  Seminar in Premodern Japanese Literature (5)
 JAPAN 435  Seminar in Modern Japanese Literature (5)
 JAPAN 440  Introduction to Japanese Linguistics (5)
 JAPAN 460  Topics in Japanese Culture (5)
 JAPAN 471  Introduction to Classical Japanese (5)
 JAPAN 472-73  Readings in Classical Japanese Literature (5-5)
 JAPAN 505  Kambun (5)
 JAPAN 531-33  Adv. Readings in Modern Japanese Literature (5-5-5)
 JAPAN 561  No and Kyogen (5)
 JAPAN 580  Development of Modern Japanese Fiction (5)
 JAPAN 590  Seminar in Japanese Literature (5)
 JSIS C 547 Readings on Japan in the Social Sciences (5)
 HCDE 461-63  Japanese for Technical and Business Professions (5)
 HCDE 561-63  Adv Japanese for Technical & Business Professions (5)

 

 

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