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ECON 310 Political Economy of Asia

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Course Description

This course provides a comparative study of the political economy of Asian countries, including political systems, economic growth, distribution of income, and international diplomatic and economic relationships. Students will learn the impact of European and U.S. colonialism, post-colonial political and economic developments, including market reforms in socialist countries to understand both development in relations among Asian nations and their relationship to the U.S. economy and foreign policy.

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 9D1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC