Mar 30, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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HUM 2170 - Great Books of Asia, Ancient to Present

Explores the cultures of India, China, and Japan through literature and relevant philosophies; major texts of other Asian countries may be added or substituted as well.

Requisites: ENG 1510 or 1610 or 151A or 152 or 153 or 153A or 153B
Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Humanities: Text and Contexts
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2CP
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMAH Arts & Humanities
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Explore the cultural/literary connections & differences among masterpieces of India, China, and Japan.
  • Interpret and analyze the ancient-to-present thread of classic Asian poems, plays, and fiction.
  • Present students with a multiculural, global perspective.
  • Provide an overview of Asian literature as a complement to Western literature.
  • Study the reasons for the differing genres used in India, China, and Japan.
  • Understand the relationship between the respective cultures and literary classics of India, China, and Japan.

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