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Interdisciplinary Studies (IDST)

Interdisciplinary Studies
Faculty of Arts and Science

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.
Prerequisite(s): Second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours);
Recommended Background: Japanese 1000
Equivalent: Interdisciplinary Studies 2850 (Study Tour of Japan) (prior to 2006/2007)