Concepts of Asia
Area of Study
Anthropology, Asian Studies, Geography, South Asian Studies, Southeast Asian Studies
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewIntroduces students to Asian Studies by charting its rise as an interdisciplinary field of study and setting out to answer the foundation question: 'What is Asia?' Thematic modules examine East Asian, South Asian and Southeast Asian societies, cultures, ways of thinking, recent and current transformations and the influence of geography. Develops a knowledge and appreciation of the region's diversity and provides a range of conceptual approaches to contemporary Asia.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.