The University of Texas at Dallas
Credit and Non-Credit Courses
Credit Courses about Asia
- HONS 3199 – Collegium V Honors Reading: Issues in Asian Studies: 1 semester credit hour course, meets Thursdays 4-4:50 p.m. and will feature an interview with a prominent scholar, educator or member of the community. there will be opportunity for a limited number of community members to listen to class sessions. Anyone interested in auditing should contact Dr. Dennis M. Kratz.
- Courses in Chinese: undergraduate courses, from Beginning Chinese I to Advanced Chinese I. Other courses include: Business Chinese, Medical Chinese, Advanced Chinese Conversation and Advanced Chinese Culture.
- Courses in Japanese: undergraduate courses, from Beginning Japanese I to Advanced Japanese II. Other courses include Business Japanese, Advanced Japanese Conversation and Advanced Japanese Culture.
- Courses in Arabic: undergraduate courses, from Beginning Arabic I to Intermediate Arabic II.
- PSCI4314 Political Economy of East Asia (3 semester credit hours). This course examines the political economy of East Asia with primary focus on China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong. Students will study the region’s development models, institutions and international organizations and analyze the rapid growth of its economy and political influence.
- HIST2341 East Asian Civilizations (3 semester credit hours) Survey of major themes in the history, thought, and culture of East Asia societies from antiquity to the present.
- HIST3312 Early China (3 semester credit hours). Themes in the history of China to the end of the third century of the Common Era. Emphasis on social, intellectual, and cultural developments of China’s axial age (the late Zhao dynasty) and first great empire (the Han dynasty).
- HIST3313 Medieval China (3 semester credit hours) Themes in the history of China from the decline of the Han dynasty through the period of disunion and reunification under the Sui and Tang dynasties. Emphasis on social, intellectual, and cultural developments of China’s medieval age.
- HIST3314 Tang Dynasty China (3 semester credit hours) Themes in the history of China from the sixth through tenth centuries of the Common Era. Emphasis on social, intellectual, and cultural developments of China’s medieval empire, the Tang Dynasty.
- HIST4358 Topics in Asian History (3 semester credit hours) Subject matter will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit as topics vary (9 semester credit hours maximum).
- ARTS3341 Chinese Calligraphy (3 semester credit hours) . This course will explore the five major styles of Chinese calligraphy and how to paint Chinese calligraphy.
- LIT2321-001 Chinese Literature in Translation This course provides an opportunity to read masterpieces of classical Chinese fiction, which are distinctly different from both Western and modern Chinese fiction in subject matter, theme, style, and writing technique.
Non-Credit Courses of Asian Languages
Center for Asian Studies also offers non-credit Asian language courses for learners from and out of UTD. These courses are offered all year-round in short sessions. They have levels from beginner’s to advanced, low and affordable course fee, flexible class time in weekday evenings or weekends, no need to enroll into UTD, no prerequisite requirement except that you wan to learn! Whether you learn the language for academic or business purpose, or simply for fun, you are at the right place to start your learning journey!