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GEOG 252: The Landscape of Japan: Natural, Cultural and Historical (3 credits)

Course Description

Analyses of ordinary and symbolic landscapes of Japan from natural, cultural and historical perspectives. The course interprets a landscape synthesizing underlying physical, cultural and historical settings of the landscape. (3 hour lecture)

Recommended Preparation: Knowledge of Japanese culture and language

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and describe an ordinary or symbolic landscape of Japan
  • Describe the natural, cultural, and historical settings of Japan behind the landscape
  • Analyze the landscape by applying the natural, cultural, and historical settings
  • Evaluate the landscapes of Japan through using local, national, and global perspectives.

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