Asian Studies: Japan

University of California, Berkeley

About the Program

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

The Undergraduate Group Major in Asian Studies is a rigorous but flexible interdisciplinary program designed to help students take advantage of the rich course offerings in the Asian field campuswide in a way that is not available through individual departments. Utilizing the faculty and facilities of the entire university, these degree programs cut across conventional disciplinary lines and emphasize a basic core of knowledge concerning one particular geographic area of Asia. Within this core, which requires course work in multiple departments and reading knowledge of at least one Asian language, regionally-oriented students have the freedom to plan an individual program according to their particular interests and approaches. No two programs are alike, and students work closely with the student affairs office and with a faculty mentor in designing their customized academic plan.

A number of Asian Studies majors are double majors, finding the focus on Asia useful for complementing the political science, economics, anthropology, or history of art majors, for example.

The Asian Studies: Japan major program (denoted Area 3) is one of three major programs offered by the Group in Asian Studies.

Declaring the Major

All required courses must be taken for a letter grade. After you have fulfilled the prerequisite courses listed on the Major Requirements tab, students will need to go see the major adviser at the undergraduate office, 101 Stephens Hall, on Mondays and Wednesdays between 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. The major adviser has the necessary paperwork needed to declare the major and put together an academic plan.

Honors Program

The honors thesis program provides an opportunity for eligible Asian Studies undergraduate seniors to complete original and independent research under the mentorship of a faculty thesis adviser. The honors thesis program is a year-long program which may begin in either the fall or spring semester of the senior year. It consists of the completion of ASIANST H195A and ASIANST H195B (3 units each, 6 units total), which includes the writing of the honors thesis. These can count towards two of the five concentration courses required for the major. These courses are independent study courses; there is no instruction or class time involved. All the work for the thesis and these two courses is done independently in consultation with faculty advisers. The honors thesis is expected to be a substantial research paper, both in its length and originality. Although there is no specific length requirement, a typical undergraduate honors thesis contains 40-80 pages of text, a bibliography, and often illustrations and tables. Each thesis is reviewed by two faculty members of your choice. To get a sense of what has been done in the past, visit our website for a list of theses, or visit the undergraduate major adviser in 101 Stephens for bound copies of theses.

Eligibility requirements for the honors program:

  1. Overall UC grade point average (GPA) must be 3.5 or higher at the time of application and when beginning the thesis.
  2. Major GPA must be 3.6 or higher at time of application and when beginning the thesis.
  3. Students must complete the language requirement, the upper division theories and methods, and history requirements, before embarking on the honors thesis.
  4. A completed honors thesis application form and a well-designed research proposal that has the sponsorship of two faculty members must be submitted to the undergraduate adviser.
  5. No incompletes on record at time of application and when beginning the thesis. All incomplete grades must be resolved before a student can submit the honors thesis form.

Recommended application timeline for the honors program

February of junior year (fall/spring thesis), or September of junior year (spring/fall thesis). Prepare brief thesis proposal and meet with prospective thesis adviser(s). Get consent of a faculty member to serve as your sponsor. Discuss the project, appropriate methodology and research methods, and preparation of sample bibliography with faculty sponsor. April of junior year (fall/spring); November of junior year (spring/fall): The thesis application form, signed by both the faculty adviser and second reader, due to the undergraduate major adviser in 101 Stephens Hall.

Minor Program

The Group in Asian Studies does not offer a minor program in Asian Studies: Japan. However, the group does offer a minor in Japanese Studies

Other Majors and Minors Offered by the Group in Asian Studies

Asian Studies: Multi-Area (Area 1): Includes all countries and regions of Asia (Major only)
Asian Studies: China (Area 2) (Major only)
Chinese Studies (Minor only)
Japanese Studies (Minor only)
Korean Studies (Minor only)

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Major Requirements

In addition to the University, campus, and college requirements, listed on the College Requirements tab, students must fulfill the below requirements specific to their major program.

General Guidelines

  1. All courses taken to fulfill the major requirements below must be taken for graded credit, other than courses listed which are offered on a Pass/No Pass basis only. Other exceptions to this requirement are noted as applicable.
  2. No more than one upper division course may be used to simultaneously fulfill requirements for a student's major and minor programs, with the exception of minors offered outside of the College of Letters & Science.
  3. A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 must be maintained in both upper and lower division courses used to fulfill the major requirements.

For information regarding residence requirements and unit requirements, please see the College Requirements tab.

Major Requirements

  1. Lower Division Prerequisites (two courses): ASIANST 10 (Introduction to Asia) and one history course (see list below for course options).
  2. Language Requirement: two years of Japanese or equivalent.  Students can take the placement exam (for students who want to take more language courses at UCB) or the proficiency exam (for students who want to waive the language requirement) offered by the East Asian Languages and Cultures Department.
  3. Upper Division Requirements (total of eight courses as outlined below):
  • Disciplinary Focus: two courses from the same discipline/department. The first course must be a theories and methods whose primary focus is to introduce the theories and methods of the chosen discipline. The second course, taken in the same department, must focus on Japan. In the case that the department does not offer a Japan course, other courses on Asia from the same department may be substituted. Note: Students that want to take an interdisciplinary theories and methods course can take IAS 102 or ISF 100A or ISF 100B. The course must be paired with an ASIANST 150 topics course.
  • History: one upper division course on Japanese history (see course list below for options)
  • Concentration: three upper division courses focusing on Japan (50% or more of the course must be on China). Advanced language study classes, such as the Japanese 100 series or upper division literature courses, can be counted towards the three upper division courses on Japan. Students completing the honors program can apply ASIANST H195A and ASIANST H195B towards the upper division requirements.
  • Outside of Area: select one upper division course focusing on an area outside of Japan (courses on China, Korea, Taiwan, countries of Southeast Asia or South Asia)
  • Regional: select one upper division course that focuses on Asia as a region (situates your country of focus in a larger regional context). Regional courses, by definition, deal with more than one country.

Requirements

Lower Division Prerequisites
ASIANST 10Introduction to Asia4
In addition to ASIANST 10, select one of the following:
History of China: Origins to the Mongol Conquest
Introduction to Chinese History from the Mongols to Mao
India
Introduction to the History of Japan
Introduction to Premodern Korean Literature and Culture
Introduction to Modern Korean Literature and Culture
Introduction to the Civilization of Southeast Asia
Introduction to the Civilization of Southeast Asia
Introduction to the Civilization of Early India
Introduction to the Civilization of Medieval and Modern India

Language Courses

Students must complete four semesters of Japanese (end of intermediate level) by taking courses from this list or students can take the placement or proficiency exams offered by the East Asian Languages and Cultures Department.

JAPAN 1Intensive Elementary Japanese10
JAPAN 1AElementary Japanese5
JAPAN 1BElementary Japanese5
JAPAN 10Intensive Intermediate Japanese10
JAPAN 10AIntermediate Japanese5
JAPAN 10BIntermediate Japanese5
JAPAN 10XIntermediate Japanese for Heritage Learners5

History

Use this list to find courses that satisfy the upper division history requirement.

HISTORY 118AJapan: Japan, Archaeological Period to 18004
HISTORY 118BJapan: Japan 1800-19004
HISTORY 118CJapan: Empire and Alienation: The 20th Century in Japan4
HISTORY 119ATopics in Japanese History: Postwar Japan4
HISTORY N119APostwar Japan4

Theories and Methods courses

Use this list to find courses (take one course) that satisfy the theories and methods requirement.  Note: students who want to take an interdisciplinary theories and methods course can take IAS 102 or ISF 100A or ISF 100B.

ANTHRO 114History of Anthropological Thought4
ANTHRO 141Comparative Society4
ANTHRO 169BResearch Theory and Methods in Socio-Cultural Anthropology5
ECON 100AEconomic Analysis--Micro4
ECON 100BEconomic Analysis--Macro4
ECON 101AEconomic Theory--Micro4
ECON 101BEconomic Theory--Macro4
FILM 100History of Film Theory4
HISTART 100Theories and Methods of Art History4
IAS 102Scope and Methods of Research in International and Area Studies4
LINGUIS 100Introduction to Linguistic Science4
LINGUIS 140Introduction to Field Methods3
POLECON 101Contemporary Theories of Political Economy 14
PHILOS 100Philosophical Methods 14
POL SCI 112AHistory of Political Theory4
POL SCI 112BHistory of Political Theory4
POL SCI 112CHistory of Political Theory4
SOCIOL 101Sociological Theory I5
SOCIOL 102Sociological Theory II5
SOCIOL 105Research Design and Sociological Methods5

Asia-focused Courses

Use this list to find courses that satisfy the concentration, outside of area, regional elective, and second disciplinary focus course requirements. This is essentially a list of all Asia-related courses currently offered on campus. Note that this is not an exhaustive list. If you think a course could count, discuss your suggestion with a major adviser.

ANTHRO C125AArchaeology of East Asia4
ANTHRO C125BArchaeology and Japanese Identities4
ANTHRO 170China4
ANTHRO 171Japan4
ANTHRO 184South Asia4
ASIANST 150Special Topics4
BUDDSTD C114Tibetan Buddhism4
BUDDSTD C128Buddhism in Contemporary Society4
CHINESE 100AAdvanced Chinese5
CHINESE 100XAAdvanced Chinese for Mandarin Speakers4
CHINESE 100BAdvanced Chinese5
CHINESE 100XBAdvanced Chinese for Mandarin Speakers4
CHINESE 101Fourth-Year Chinese Readings: Literature4
CHINESE 102Fourth-Year Chinese Readings: Social Sciences and History4
CHINESE 110AIntroduction to Literary Chinese4
CHINESE 110BIntroduction to Literary Chinese4
CHINESE 111Fifth-Year Readings: Reading and Analysis of Advanced Chinese Texts4
CHINESE 112Fifth-Year Readings: Chinese for Research and Professional Use4
CHINESE 120Ancient Chinese Prose4
CHINESE 122Ancient Chinese Poetry4
CHINESE 130Topics in Daoism4
CHINESE 134Readings in Classical Chinese Poetry4
CHINESE 136Readings in Medieval Prose4
CHINESE C140Readings in Chinese Buddhist Texts4
CHINESE 155Readings in Vernacular Chinese Literature4
CHINESE 156Modern Chinese Literature4
CHINESE 157Contemporary Chinese Literature4
CHINESE 158Reading Chinese Cities4
CHINESE 159Cities and the Country4
CHINESE 161Structure of the Chinese Language4
CHINESE 165History of the Chinese Language4
CHINESE 180The Story of the Stone4
CHINESE C184Sonic Culture in China4
CHINESE 186Confucius and His Interpreters4
CHINESE 188Popular Media in Modern China4
CHINESE 189Chinese Landscapes: Space, Place, and Travel4
CY PLAN 115Urbanization in Developing Countries4
EA LANG 101Catastrophe, Memory, and Narrative: Comparative Responses to Atrocity in the Twentieth Century4
EA LANG 103Course Not Available4
EA LANG 105Dynamics of Romantic Core Values in East Asian Premodern Literature and Contemporary Film4
EA LANG 106Expressing the Ineffable in China and Beyond: The Making of Meaning in Poetic Writing4
EA LANG 107War, Empire, and Literature in East Asia4
EA LANG 108Revising the Classics: Chinese and Greek Poetry in Translation4
EA LANG 109History of the Culture of Tea in China and Japan4
EA LANG C120Buddhism on the Silk Road4
EA LANG C130Zen Buddhism4
ECON 162The Chinese Economy3
ECON C171Economic Development4
ECON C181International Trade4
FILM 160National Cinema ((when on China or Japan))4
GEOG 164The Geography of Economic Development in China4
GEOG 175Undergraduate Seminars4
HISTORY 100Special Topics ((when on China))4
HISTORY 103FProseminar: Problems in Interpretation in the Several Fields of History: Asia4
HISTORY 111ATopics in the History of Southest Asia: Southeast Asia to the 18th Century4
HISTORY 111BTopics in the History of Southest Asia: Modern Southeast Asia4
HISTORY C111BCourse Not Available4
HISTORY 111CTopics in the History of Southest Asia: Political and Cultural History of Vietnam4
HISTORY 111DVietnam at War4
HISTORY 113ATraditional Korean History4
HISTORY 113BModern Korean History4
HISTORY 114AIndia: Medieval and Early Modern India to the Coming of the British4
HISTORY 114BIndia: Modern South Asia4
HISTORY 116AChina: Early China4
HISTORY 116BChina: Two Golden Ages: China During the Tang and Song Dynasties4
HISTORY 116CChina: Modern China4
HISTORY 116DChina: Twentieth-Century China4
HISTORY 117ATopics in Chinese History: Chinese Popular Culture4
HISTORY 117DTopics in Chinese History: The Chinese Body: Gender and Sex, Health, and Medicine4
HISTORY 118AJapan: Japan, Archaeological Period to 18004
HISTORY 118BJapan: Japan 1800-19004
HISTORY 118CJapan: Empire and Alienation: The 20th Century in Japan4
HISTORY 119ATopics in Japanese History: Postwar Japan4
HISTART 130AEarly Chinese Art, Part I4
HISTART 131ASacred Arts in China4
HISTART 131BThe Classical Painting Tradition in China4
HISTART 134ATopics in Buddhist Art and Architecture: Buddhist Temple Art & Architecture in Japan4
HISTART 134BTopics in Buddhist Art and Architecture: Buddhist Icons in Japan4
HISTART 134CTopics in Buddhist Art and Architecture: Buddhist Art in the Modern/Contemporary World4
HISTART 136ASouth Asian Art: Ancient4
HISTART 136BSouth Asian Art: Early Modern4
HISTART 136CThe Art of India: 1350 A.D. to the Present4
HISTART 137The Art of Southeast Asia4
HISTART 190ASpecial Topics in Fields of Art History: Asian4
HISTART 192AUndergraduate Seminar: Problems in Research and Interpretation: Asian4
JAPAN 100AAdvanced Japanese5
JAPAN 100BAdvanced Japanese5
JAPAN 100SJapanese for Sinologists4
JAPAN 101Fourth-Year Readings: Social Sciences4
JAPAN 102Fourth-Year Readings: Japanese Culture4
JAPAN 103Fourth-Year Readings: Japanese Literature4
JAPAN 104Fourth-Year Readings: Japanese History4
JAPAN 111Fifth-Year Readings: Reading and Analysis of Advanced Japanese Texts4
JAPAN 112Fifth-Year Readings: Japanese for Research and Professional Use4
JAPAN C115Japanese Buddhism4
JAPAN 120Introduction to Classical Japanese4
JAPAN 130Classical Japanese Poetry4
JAPAN 132Premodern Japanese Diary (Nikki) Literature4
JAPAN 140Heian Prose4
JAPAN 144Edo Literature4
JAPAN 146Japanese Historical Documents4
JAPAN 155Modern Japanese Literature4
JAPAN 159Contemporary Japanese Literature4
JAPAN 160Introduction to Japanese Linguistics: Grammar4
JAPAN 161Introduction to Japanese Linguistics: Usage4
JAPAN 163Translation: Theory and Practice4
JAPAN 170Classical Japanese Literature in Translation4
JAPAN 173Modern Japanese Literature in Translation4
JAPAN 180Ghosts and the Modern Literary Imagination4
JAPAN 185Introduction to Japanese Cinema4
JAPAN 188Japanese Visual Culture: Introduction to Anime4
LEGALST 161Law in Chinese Society4
MUSIC 133CMusic and Theater in Southeast Asia4
MUSIC 133DMusic of Central Java4
MUSIC 134AMusic of the East Asia Tradition4
MUSIC 134BMusic of Japan4
MUSIC 140Javanese Gamelan2
NE STUD 126Silk Road Art and Archaeology3
POL SCI 128Chinese Foreign Policy4
POL SCI 138EThe Varieties of Capitalism: Political Economic Systems of the World4
POL SCI 143ANortheast Asian Politics4
POL SCI 143BJapanese Politics4
POL SCI 143CChinese Politics4
POL SCI 144BPolitics of Divided Korea4
POL SCI 145ASouth Asian Politics4
POL SCI 145BSouth Asian Politics4
PSYCH 107Buddhist Psychology3
RELIGST C161Course Not Available4
RELIGST C165Course Not Available4
RELIGST C166Course Not Available4
SEASIAN 128Introduction to Modern Indonesian and Malaysian Literature in Translation4
SEASIAN 137Islam and Society in Southeast Asia4
SEASIAN 138Southeast Asian Cultures, Texts, and Politics4
SEASIAN C141BCourse Not Available4
S ASIAN 121Classical Indian Literature in Translation4
S ASIAN 124Modern Indian Literature4
S ASIAN C141Course Not Available3
S ASIAN 146Mughal India through Memoirs, Chronicles and other Texts4
SOCIOL 190Seminar and Research in Sociology4

College Requirements

Undergraduate students in the College of Letters & Science must fulfill the following requirements in addition to those required by their major program.

For detailed lists of courses that fulfill college requirements, please review the College of Letters & Sciences page in this Guide.

Entry Level Writing

All students who will enter the University of California as freshmen must demonstrate their command of the English language by fulfilling the Entry Level Writing requirement. Fulfillment of this requirement is also a prerequisite to enrollment in all reading and composition courses at UC Berkeley. 

American History and American Institutions

The American History and Institutions requirements are based on the principle that a US resident graduated from an American university should have an understanding of the history and governmental institutions of the United States.

American Cultures

American Cultures is the one requirement that all undergraduate students at Cal need to take and pass in order to graduate. The requirement offers an exciting intellectual environment centered on the study of race, ethnicity and culture of the United States. AC courses offer students opportunities to be part of research-led, highly accomplished teaching environments, grappling with the complexity of American Culture.

Quantitative Reasoning

The Quantitative Reasoning requirement is designed to ensure that students graduate with basic understanding and competency in math, statistics, or computer science. The requirement may be satisfied by exam or by taking an approved course.

Foreign Language

The Foreign Language requirement may be satisfied by demonstrating proficiency in reading comprehension, writing, and conversation in a foreign language equivalent to the second semester college level, either by passing an exam or by completing approved course work.

Reading and Composition

In order to provide a solid foundation in reading, writing and critical thinking the College requires two semesters of lower division work in composition in sequence. Students must complete a first-level reading and composition course by the end of their second semester and a second-level course by the end of their fourth semester.

Breadth Requirements

The undergraduate breadth requirements provide Berkeley students with a rich and varied educational experience outside of their major program. As the foundation of a liberal arts education, breadth courses give students a view into the intellectual life of the University while introducing them to a multitude of perspectives and approaches to research and scholarship. Engaging students in new disciplines and with peers from other majors, the breadth experience strengthens interdisciplinary connections and context that prepares Berkeley graduates to understand and solve the complex issues of their day.

Unit Requirements

  • 120 total units, including at least 60 L&S units

  • Of the 120 units, 36 must be upper division units

  • Of the 36 upper division units, 6 must be taken in courses offered outside your major department

Residence Requirements

For units to be considered in "residence," you must be registered in courses on the Berkeley campus as a student in the College of Letters & Science. Most students automatically fulfill the residence requirement by attending classes here for four years. In general, there is no need to be concerned about this requirement, unless you go abroad for a semester or year or want to take courses at another institution or through UC Extension during your senior year. In these cases, you should make an appointment to meet an adviser to determine how you can meet the Senior Residence Requirement.

Note: Courses taken through UC Extension do not count toward residence.

Senior Residence Requirement

After you become a senior (with 90 semester units earned toward your BA degree), you must complete at least 24 of the remaining 30 units in residence in at least two semesters. To count as residence, a semester must consist of at least 6 passed units. Intercampus Visitor, EAP, and UC Berkeley-Washington Program (UCDC) units are excluded.

You may use a Berkeley Summer Session to satisfy one semester of the Senior Residence requirement, provided that you successfully complete 6 units of course work in the Summer Session and that you have been enrolled previously in the college.

Modified Senior Residence Requirement

Participants in the UC Education Abroad Program (EAP) or the UC Berkeley Washington Program (UCDC) may meet a Modified Senior Residence requirement by completing 24 (excluding EAP) of their final 60 semester units in residence. At least 12 of these 24 units must be completed after you have completed 90 units.

Upper Division Residence Requirement

You must complete in residence a minimum of 18 units of upper division courses (excluding EAP units), 12 of which must satisfy the requirements for your major.

Student Learning Goals

Learning Goals for the Major

  1. Demonstrate specialized knowledge of China, Japan or of multiple areas with a thematic concentration.
  2. Acquire language skills in one foreign language depending on the student's area of focus (Mandarin Chinese for a China emphasis; Japanese for a Japan focus; Chinese, Japanese or Korean, as appropriate for the multi-area thematic concentration).
  3. From perspectives of more than one discipline, understand the study of China or Japan or, in the case of the multi-area thematic concentration, of countries and regions of East Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia.
  4. Apply approaches of one selected discipline to the study of China or Japan or, in the case of the multi-area thematic concentration, of countries and regions of East Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia.
  5. Demonstrate understanding of research methods in that discipline.
  6. Acquire relatively deeper knowledge of one Asian culture other than China or Japan.
  7. Demonstrate basic knowledge of the multiplicity of countries and cultures that make up the region.
  8. Acquire knowledge of historical flows in the region.
  9. Develop understanding of contemporary trends.
  10. Formulate well-organized and well-supported arguments.
  11. Show evidence of critical thinking skills.

Download  the explanation/representation of how undergraduate student learning goals intersect with curriculum requirements.

Academic Opportunities

Berkeley Student Journal of Asian Studies

The Berkeley Student Journal of Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary student journal that bridges research at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Journal strives to broaden the study of Asian across disciplinary lines and to expand the Asian studies community by promoting leadership and scholarship of Asia. For information on submissions and to view copies of previous journals, please visit their website.

Study Abroad

Opportunities to study in Asia are abundant, and students are encouraged to take advantage of them. Those who qualify for the UC Education Abroad Programs (EAP) are often eligible for substantial scholarships. Many courses taken abroad transfer easily to the major. We accept up to 12 semester units for the major and two courses for the minor. Students should consult with the undergraduate major adviser for approval of courses taken through an education abroad program. For further information, contact the Berkeley Programs for Study Abroad at 160 Stephens Hall, 510-642-1356, and/or check out the EAP website for the UC system. 

Courses

This is a list of courses offered by the Asian Studies major only.  For a comprehensive list of all Asia-related courses currently offered on the Berkeley campus, look at the Asia-focused list under "Major Requirements."

ASIANST 10 Introduction to Asia 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
This course is designed to interest students in Asian cultures early in their undergraduate studies. Topics such as trade, social and political formations, religions, food, and expressive culture that have been important in history as well as in contemporary times in East, South, and Southeast Asia will serve as unifying themes. Comparative thinking across regions of Asia and the perspectives of multiple disciplines will be brought to bear on the
themes.
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ASIANST 98 Directed Group Study 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2014
Group discussion, research and reporting on selected topics.

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ASIANST 150 Special Topics 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Advanced research in current issues or regions of Asian studies. The course will focus on specific areas or topics with appropriate comparative material included. Topics change each semester.

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ASIANST H195A Senior Honors 3 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Supervised readings or field research on a significant problem in Asian Studies, collection and analysis of research materials, and the preparation of an honors dissertation in close consultation with two members of the faculty.

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ASIANST H195B Senior Honors 3 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Supervised readings or field research on a significant problem in Asian Studies, collection and analysis of research materials, and the preparation of an honors dissertation in close consultation with two members of the faculty.

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ASIANST 197 Field Studies 2 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2008, Fall 2007, Fall 1999
Supervised experience relevant to specific aspects of Asian studies in off-campus locations. Regular individual meetings with faculty sponsor and written reports required.

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ASIANST 198 Directed Group Study 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015
Directed group study of special topics approved by the chair of the Group in Asian Studies.

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ASIANST 199 Independent Study 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2015
Directed individual study on topics approved by the chair of the Group in Asian Studies.

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Contact Information

Group in Asian Studies

1995 University Avenue, Suite 510E

Phone: 510-642-0333

asianst@berkeley.edu

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IAS Director & Acting Chair, Asian Studies: Japan

Max Auffhammer, PhD

101 Stephens Hall

auffhammer@berkeley.edu

Undergraduate Academic Adviser

Dreux Montgomery

101 Stephens Hall

Phone: 510-643-4157

dmontgom@berkeley.edu

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