2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

East-West Culture, Commerce, Art, and Spirit (B)


Summer quarter

Faculty: Hirsh Diamant art, education, human development, Asian studies

Fields of Study: communications, economics, ethnic and cultural studies, teaching and education, visual arts and writing

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40193 (2) First Session  Signature Required This course is designed for international students from China studying here in the U.S.  

Credits: 2(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Day


This course will compare and contrast foundations of Western and Eastern cultures and the implications that these foundations may have on life, commerce, and art in contemporary society. The course is designed for Chinese students that are interested in exploring education in the United States and particularly at Evergreen State College. In addition to learning about Evergreen resources and pedagogy, students will learn about the unique cultures of Pacific Northwest, will spend time on a Native American Reservation, and will visit colleges in Portland and Seattle. Chinese students will also be involved in meetings and cultural sharings with U.S. students, and learning about college requirements in the U.S.

Assignments and support in section A of this course are designed for students who have less mastery of English. More fluent English speakers are encouraged to register for section B.

Maximum Enrollment: 15

Advertised Schedule: Schedule yet to be determined.

Required Fees: $100 for transportation

Preparatory for studies or careers in: Cultural studies, Education, International studies

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

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