Cultural Survey-China

Cultural Survey-China
IAS
201R
 Hours0.5 - 4.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 Taught 
Course Outcomes

Prepare the students to go on their international experience

· Demonstrate a basic understanding of the people, worldview, culture (and language, where applicable) of the foreign setting in which the student studies.

· Recognize one's cultural presuppositions and biases through exposure to, and study of, foreign perspectives on one's own culture.

Course Objectives

  1. Prepare a foundation to become competent in understanding, communicating and interacting with the new cultural contexts experienced during time abroad,
  2. Train students to be safe and to be ambassadors of BYU
  3. Help students understand cultural, political and economic history of their host country
  4. Provide a forum for directors to plan with their groups

Practical Information

Students will learn the practical information necessary to succeed in the new cultures they will visit.