A historical and cultural survey of East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the
Philippines from the origins to the 18th century. Emphasis will be on a critical
evaluation of the main social, political, economic, cultural, intellectual and historical
trends which have shaped the Asian countries.
Letter Grade Only
- Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ENGL 105, or equivalent.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 5b
(CSU GE Area C2; Area D), UC (IGETC Area 3B; Area 4)