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The Visual Culture of Japan GLBL 4010

Global Business Leadership Course

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





Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2023

Below is one offering of GLBL 4010 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.

CRN 68048


Sat May 27 - Fri Aug 25 (14 weeks)

  • 14 weeks
  • CRN 68048
  • $436.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 27 - May 28 Sat, Sun N/A BBY
May 29 - Aug 25 Mon - Fri N/A Other

Wayne DeAngelis

Course outline




Important information
  1. This section is for the Japan Summer Field School.

In Progress

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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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