INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES 2008
Japan and the Japanese (Series)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

The Japanese world view; history, culture and society of Japan; Japan and the Western world.

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES 2600
Study Tour of Japan

Credit hours: 3.0
Other hours: 18-0-220

This course features an excursion to Japan which is associated with Hokkai-Gakuen University in Sapporo, Hokkaido. The course includes 18 hours of lectures and language training at the University of Lethbridge prior to departure. In Japan, the daily program includes lectures, language training, numerous social and cultural events, and field visits to sites of natural and cultural significance. Enriching opportunities to meet other students from varied international backgrounds and the home-stay immersion experience of living with a Japanese family are significant components of the exchange and the course.

Prerequisites: Second-year standing (a minimum 30.0 credit hours), application, and interview.

Recommended background: Japanese 1000.

Equivalent: Interdisciplinary Studies 2850 (Study Tour of Japan) (prior to 2006/2007).