Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

SIS 3600 Comparative Culture

Prerequisite: Proficiency in second language or consent of the department head

3-0-3

Compares cultures of the Pacific Rim, the Americas, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa with that of the United States with the purpose of diminishing cultural conflict. Includes life-issues of a culture: ceremonies and customs of birth, death, marriage, dating, meals, body language, etc. Lab simulations provide students with experience in dealing with culturally-conflictive situations.

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