Course Description

Chin/Japn Political Thought I, POLI 113BR

Examines philosophical traditions of ancient and modern China and Japan, to understand how these have been reflected in Chinese and Japanese development through the emergence of the two major schools of Neo-Confucianism in the 12th and 16th centuries. The course will be taught in English; however, students with Chinese or Japanese language skills will have opportunity to use these. This is an online course.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC San Diego, POLI

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Unit Credit (see your Academic Advisor)

UC Riverside:
Unit Credit

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - 1 social science (no major overlap); ERC 1 course regional; Sixth - 1 course Social Analysis; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/AS

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Will apply to Political Theory Subfield Requirements for the Political Science Major via petition

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: CC
Major Requirement:  approved for substitution for upper-division elective for the Politics BA or minor


Junior or senior-level standing required.

Course Creator

Germaine Hoston
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