Tompkins Cortland Community College

POSC245 - Topics in Modern Asia


Cross-listed with HSTY 245. This travel course introduces students to the modern culture, history and politics of Asia. Instructors select a nation to survey, for example Indonesia, India, Cambodia, South Korea, or Vietnam etc. Students travel to the designated country as a group, and gain practical experience in the modern cultural historical, political, social, economic, and religious climate by touring in both urban and rural areas. HSTY/POSC 245 fulfills the SUNY General Education Other World Civilizations requirement. Significant additional costs. Prerequisites: ENGL 100; instructor permission; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 090 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (1 Lec., 6 Lab.) Occasionally offered December-January and other vacation periods.