Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

SIS 3600 Comparative Culture

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


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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