Feb 05, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HUM 204 - Chinese Cultural Study


4 credit(s)
This course offers students a general introduction to Chinese culture as a chance to improve their knowledge and understanding of Chinese people. Culture is understood as shared ideas and meanings which a people use to interpret the world and on which to pattern their behaviors. This concept of culture includes an understanding of the history, the land, thought and religion, literature and art, music and dance, food and clothing, architecture and housing, family and gender, and holiday and leisure activities. In addition to meeting as a class to discuss and present readings on Chinese culture and customs, hands on activities such as cooking Chinese food, practicing martial arts and calligraphy, as well as field trips to the Chinese Garden in downtown Portland will be important parts of the course. Students will also conduct interviews with people from China to explore their lifestyles and ways of thinking. Taught in English.
Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: International Perspectives.



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