Area of Inquiry

China: Culture, State and Society


The aim of this AoI is to enhance the interest and knowledge of students in understanding China from different disciplinary perspectives, both historically and in light of issues currently faced by China.


The following key themes will be addressed in the AoI:

  • Chinese Culture: Philosophies, Arts and Ways of Life
  • Chinese Civilization: State, Society, and Economy
  • China’s Changing Ecology
  • China’s Quest for Modernization
  • The Rise of China in the 21st Century: Challenges and Prospects

Fully Online Courses (6 credits)

Microcredential Courses (3 credits)

Regular (Face-to-Face) Courses (6 credits)