INYO 105: American Cultures

INYO 105-K03: Intro to U.S. American Cultures
(Spring 2023)

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM TR

Mason Korea (119 Songdomunhwa-ro, Yeonsu-gu, Incheon, Korea) G210

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Section Information for Spring 2023

In this course students will explore contemporary issues facing American communities. These concerns include questions about identity, race, belonging, equity and social visibility. Students are encouraged to engage in class discussions and writing assignments with a spirit of respect and self-inquiry. We will complete cultural notes, reading presentations and graphic posters to review and reflect on intercultural communication and its presence among the diverse populations in the U.S.

INYO 105 K03 is reserved for PPP students.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

This course provides an introduction to US cultures with a focus on diversity within American society. The course uses the concept of culture as a basis for discussing differences in Americans' experience of family life, work, education, the arts, national and ethnic identities, gender, religion and more. Through ethnographic readings, literature, film and field projects, students develop a better understanding of similarities and differences across the American experience. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Recommended Prerequisite: Multilingual students who have limited experience with US Cultures; INTO Mason Standard Year One Students.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Special scale.

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