SOC 257 - Introduction To The Sociology Of Japan
- Prerequisite: Placement in ENG 100 with ENG 100S or ESL 23
This course offers an introduction to the persistence and change in economy, policy, religion, education, family, and other institutions of modern Japan. Both structure and culture of Japanese society will be examined. May be taken on a CR/N basis.
3 hrs. lect. per week
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of SOC 257, the student will be able to:
- Understand major sociological theoretical approaches as they apply to Japanese society.
- Comprehend and be able to apply basic sociological concepts to an un~erstanding of Japanese society.
- Recognize strengths and weakn"esses of basic sociological research methods as they apply to social science research on Japanese society.
- Read academic articles on Japanese society and understand the significance of the work.
- Write well organized sociological essays on Japan that involve the use of social theory and social scientific terminology.
- Gain a greater appreciation for cultural diversity and the lessons that can be learned from others and other societies.
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