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as of 11/21/2019

ISSUES IN AMERICAN SOCIETY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Waseda University - 'Waseda University'
UC Course SubjectAmerican Studies
Number & Suffix: 50 A
Full UC Title: ISSUES IN AMERICAN SOCIETY 
Transcript Title: AMERICAN SOCIETY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 3.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: This course introduces political, social, economic, and cultural issues that American society faces today. Contemporary authentic materials such as newspapers, magazines, blogs, and documentaries are used to examine current events and controversies in America. The course also considers how similar issues have played out in Japan. The class consists of lectures, group activities, and discussion, and incorporates some Japanese language as necessary. The theme for 2017 is “Growing Up Millennial in America” to learn more about millennial youths (i.e., Americans born roughly between 1980 and 2000), especially their college experiences.  Assessment: Attendance and in-class performance (40%), midterm exam (30%), final exam (30%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: REGIONAL CULTURE I (CHIIKI BUNKA I) 
Partner University Department: Area Studies 
Partner University Course Number: ARSF181L