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SS372 COURSE DETAILS


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SS372 (Version: 2020 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS372 POLITICS OF CHINA 2020 1 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
Lecture/seminar course designed to introduce the cadets to the politics of China. In particular, cadets will study the domestic politics of China beginning with the rise of the Chinese Communist movement. China's unique culture and the Mao years are examined as well as their impact on the past and emerging political system. Recent reforms and their implications for political, social, economic and military structures and processes will be examined as well as the tensions that have evolved. External developments such as Hong Kong's reversion to China, developments in Taiwan, changes in Central Asia, as well as China's emergence as a regional and world power will be considered. What are the different approaches to analyzing Chinese politics? What factors determine state legitimacy and influence internal choices? How does China's domestic situation influence its external relations?
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
3,000-word study of Chinese domestic issue, with graded bibliography and outline; two group presentations; compensatory time provided.

SS372 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
CO REQUISITE  
  SS366 2019 2 1 Y
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS307 2018 1 1 Y
  SS357 2019 2 2 Y

SS372 (Version: 2020 2) COURSE DETAILS


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS372 POLITICS OF CHINA 2020 2 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
SS372 is a seminar-style course designed to provide a framework for understanding and analyzing China?s history, economics, domestic politics, and foreign policy. To do so, cadets study the history and current structure of the Chinese regime in order to explore the sources of power and legitimacy in the People?s Republic of China. Domestic challenges and opportunities receive attention as the class critically analyzes policy choices. In the foreign policy realm, the class examines sources of continuity and change, seeking to explain current actions and predict future responses.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
At the discretion of the current course director

SS372 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
CO REQUISITE  
  SS366 2019 2 1 Y
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS307 2018 1 1 Y
  SS357 2019 2 2 Y

SS372 (Version 2020-2) COURSE OFFERINGS


AYT #SECT/SIZE CPBLTY ENRLD WAIT SEATS CLOSED DETAILS
2024 - 8 1 18 18 0 0 18 N Hours

2025 - 1 1 18 18 28 0 -10 N Hours

2026 - 1 1 18 18 15 3 3 Y Hours

2027 - 1 2 18 36 5 2 31 Y Hours


SS372 (Version: 2018 2) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS372 POLITICS OF CHINA 2018 2 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
Lecture/seminar course designed to introduce the cadets to the politics of China. In particular, cadets will study the domestic politics of China beginning with the rise of the Chinese Communist movement. China's unique culture and the Mao years are examined as well as their impact on the past and emerging political system. Recent reforms and their implications for political, social, economic and military structures and processes will be examined as well as the tensions that have evolved. External developments such as Hong Kong's reversion to China, developments in Taiwan, changes in Central Asia, as well as China's emergence as a regional and world power will be considered. What are the different approaches to analyzing Chinese politics? What factors determine state legitimacy and influence internal choices? How does China's domestic situation influence its external relations?
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
3,000-word study of Chinese domestic issue, with graded bibliography and outline; two group presentations; compensatory time provided.

SS372 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
CO REQUISITE  
  SS366 2005 1 1 Y
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS307 2018 1 1 Y
  SS357 2018 1 2 Y

SS372 (Version: 2005 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS372 POLITICS AND GOV OF CHINA 2005 1 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
Lecture/seminar course designed to introduce the cadets to the politics and government of China. In particular, cadets will study the domestic politics of China beginning with the rise of the Chinese Communist movement. China's unique culture and the Mao years are examined as well as their impact on the past and emerging political system. Recent reforms and their implications for political, social, economic and military structures and processes will be examined as well as the tensions that have evolved. External developments such as Hong Kong's reversion to China, developments in Taiwan, changes in Central Asia, as well as China's emergence as a regional and world power will be considered. What are the different approaches to analyzing Chinese politics and government? What factors determine state legitimacy and influence internal choices? How does China's domestic situation influence its external relations?
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
3,000-word study of Chinese domestic issue, with graded bibliography and outline; two group presentations; compensatory time provided.

SS372 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
CO REQUISITE  
  SS307 2004 1 1 Y
  SS357 2004 1 2 Y
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS202 2009 1 1 Y
  SS252 1979 1 2 Y

SS372 (Version: 2004 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS372 POLITICS AND GOV OF CHINA 2004 1 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
Lecture/seminar course designed to introduce the cadets to the politics and government of China. In particular, cadets will study the domestic politics of China beginning with the rise of the Chinese Communist movement. China's unique culture and the Mao years are examined as well as their impact on the past and emerging political system. Ongoing reforms and their implications for political, social, economic and military structures and processes will be examined as well as the tensions that have evolved. External developments such as Hong Kong's reversion to China, developments in Taiwan, changes in Central Asia, as well as China's emergence as a regional and world power will be considered. What are the different approaches to analyzing Chinese politics and government? What factors determine state legitimacy and influence internal choices? How does China's domestic situation influence its external relations?
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
3,000-word study of Chinese domestic issue, with graded bibliography and outline; two group presentations; compensatory time provided.

SS372 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
CO REQUISITE  
  SS360 2004 1 1 Y
  SS366 2004 1 2 Y
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS307 2004 1 1 Y
  SS357 2004 1 2 Y

SS372 (Version: 2003 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS372 POLITICS AND GOV OF CHINA 2003 1 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This is a lecture/seminar course designed to introduce the cadets to the politics and government of China. The domestic politics of China beginning with the rise of the Chinese Communist movement will be studied. China's unique culture and the Mao years are examined as well as their impact on the past and emerging political system. Ongoing reforms and their implications for political, social, economic and military structures and processes will be examined as well as the tensions that have evolved. External developments such as Hong Kong's reversion to China, developments in Taiwan, changes in Central Asia, as well as China's emergence as a regional and world power will be considered. What are the different approaches to analyzing Chinese politics and government? What factors determine state legitimacy and influence internal choices? How does China's Domestic situation influence its internal relations?
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Three two-page analysis papers, two book reviews, and a policy memo.

SS372 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
CO REQUISITE  
  SS368 1989 2 1 Y
  SS360 1975 1 2 Y
  SS366 1983 1 2 Y
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS307 1979 1 1 Y
  SS357 1979 1 2 Y