Pacific Asia

The Pacific Asia Field of Study requires the completion of a minimum of three course credits from the list below.

As a reminder, please note:

  • A course may be counted for credit in only one Field of Study.
  • In those cases where a course is listed in more than one Field of Study, the student may choose the Field of Study in which it is to be credited.
  • Courses, however, may be used to meet both Divisional Breadth requirements and Field of Study requirements simultaneously. 

Faculty Supervising this Field of Study: Professor John Perry


*DHP D271 International Relations of the United States and East Asia: 1945 to the Present
DHP H202 Maritime History and Globalization
DHP H205 The Historian's Art and Current Affairs
[DHP H270] The United States and East Asia
DHP H271
Foreign Relations of Modern China, 1644 to the Present
DHP P272  China’s Frontiers
DHP P273
The Strategic Dimensions of China's Rise
[DHP P274] The Politics of the Korean Peninsula: Foreign and Inter-Korean Relations
DHP P275 North Korean State and Society
[DHP P279] China Politics

* This course is required for constitution of the field.
++ Any one of these courses may be used as the required course in the field.
+ Any one of these courses may be used as the second required course in the field.
[ ] Bracketed courses are those not offered 2014-2015.
Unless otherwise indicated, students need three course credits to complete a field of study. Modular courses count as one-half credit and if listed in a field, two must be taken to complete one course.

Professors with expertise in the field

Student Theses

Prospect of Energy Link Between Central Asia and China: A Study on the Development of 'Energy Silk Route,' the Turkmenistan - China Pipeline (MALD 2009)