RST

Regional Studies

  • RST 2610 Regional Studies: Japan

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Concepts, theories, and evidence describing and analyzing Japan's culture and development with special emphasis on the natural environment. Focuses on Japan's development and the impact of globalization family, work, religious, political, arts, and housing culture.

  • RST 2620 Regional Studies: China

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the historical, cultural, economic, and political reality of the world's most populous country, highlighting the cultural contributions of China's rich history, not only in the creation of modern Chinese culture but its impact on other cultures. Integrated Writing course.

  • RST 2710 Regional Studies: Africa

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to African environments; diversity of cultural heritages; changes due to modernization; colonialism, slavery, and independence; a brief survey of the relations of Africa to other non-Western regions; and the contribution of Africa to world civilization. Integrated Writing course.

  • RST 2810 Regional Studies: Latin America

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Survey of non-Western societies including Indians, mestizos, blacks, and the peasantry, from pre-Columbian and African origins to the present, in terms of ideology, organization, social structure, culture, and economic activities. Integrated Writing course.

  • RST 2910 Regional Studies: Middle East

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the history, peoples, cultures, and geography of the Middle East from Mauritania to Pakistan from the seventh century to the present. Integrated Writing course.

  • RST 2920 Regional Studies: India

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    India's role in regional and global affairs and the impact of history, culture and politics in the development of India and South Asia. Integrated Writing course.