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Japanese Culture and Society

This interdisciplinary course provides students with a framework for understanding contemporary Japan. Students examine a wide range of topics such as education, business, mass media, sports, family life, art, language and literature in relation to such major themes as hierarchical structure, group consciousness, emphasis on form and persistence of tradition in modern society. Lectures, discussion, audiovisual aids and readings in various disciplines are part of the class.

Core Curriculum Designation: BB
Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0