Apr 20, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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INST 1114 - Introduction to Southeast Asia

Overview and exploration of the countries of Southeast Asia: Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. Topics include ancient kingdoms, religious traditions, trade, colonization, war, economic development, human rights, and contemporary politics.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 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
Learning Outcomes:
  • *Understanding of how large-scale political and economic processes impact local communities in Southeast Asia.
  • *Ability to describe the how and why of the development of national identities in Southeast Asia.
  • *Ability to discuss several societies in Southeast Asia as represented through literary works.
  • *Ability to discuss the roles of Western and Japanese colonialism in Southeast Asia.
  • *Ability to identify the internal and external religions and ideologies that shaped Southeast Asian societies.
  • *Ability to identify the major geographical and historical landmarks in Southeast Asia.

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