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The Visual Culture of Japan GLBL 4010

Global Business Leadership Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​Provides the opportunity to study abroad and to immerse oneself in another culture while participating in class lectures and discussions. Students will be exposed to the visual Culture of 20th and 21st century using design, including architecture, objects, automobiles graphic and fine arts to disseminate the ideas. The work of key designers of this time period will be examined and discussed to understand the historical reasons for their development and the impact on the emergence of Japan as a leader in Visual Design Culture today. In order to make this connection, Japan will be compared to Western cultures.


  • Acceptance to the SoB+M field school program or permission from the International Program Coordinator



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the various visual trends that are occurring around the world today and that have occurred throughout history.
  • Identify, analyze and contextualize a variety of cultural and historical artistic expressions and periods.
  • Create and deliver well researched, critically analytical and polished oral and/or written reports.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2022

Related Programs

The Visual Culture of Japan (GLBL 4010) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Global Business Studies
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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