Course Description

Delving into the Depths of Japan: A Journey through Time and Culture

Nestled to the east of China, Japan emerges as an enchanting archipelago, separated from the Asian mainland by a mere 120 miles of oceanic expanse. With a rich tapestry of history spanning over 30,000 years, Japan offers a mesmerizing blend of seclusion and global interaction. This dichotomy has birthed a culture that seamlessly fuses international influences while preserving its authentic Japanese essence.

Dive deep into this course as we journey through Japan's evocative history, tracing the ebb and flow of its interactions with the wider world. We will illuminate the vibrant traditions that have shaped the Japanese way of life, from the intricacies of its language to the spiritual depths of its religions. Feast your senses on the culinary wonders of Japanese cuisine, and understand the nuanced etiquettes that underpin social interactions.

Discover the Japanese commitment to excellence in careers and education, and marvel at the arts that have resonated through time — each art form narrating tales of seasons, emotions, and landscapes. Revel in the joyous celebrations of holidays and indulge in leisure activities that reflect a harmonious blend of the past and present. Stand in awe of the architectural marvels, from ancient temples to contemporary skyscrapers, each telling a story of Japan's journey through time.

At the heart of our exploration lies the Japanese ethos: a deep-rooted reverence for consideration, thoughtfulness, and order. These values make Japan one of the safest and most serene destinations globally. While immersing oneself completely might be challenging given the uniqueness of the culture, the beauty of the Japanese way of life invites appreciation at every turn.

Embark on this transformative journey with us, as we unravel the multifaceted layers of Japanese culture, offering insights that transcend the mere tourist gaze, plunging into the very soul of this ancient yet modern land.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Summarize and identify Japanese traditions, language, religion, and food.
  • Summarize etiquette and manners in Japan.
  • Describe career and education in Japan.
  • Recognize the arts in Japan.
  • Identify special events, holidays, and leisure in Japan.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
An Introduction 5 points
Thoughts on Japan 100 points
Lesson 1 Exam 10 points
Geisha 100 points
Lesson 2 Exam 10 points
Lesson 3 Exam 10 points
Religion 100 points
Lesson 4 Exam 9 points
Lesson 5 Exam 10 points
Lesson 6 Exam 9 points
House Etiquette 100 points
Lesson 7 Exam 10 points
Educational Thoughts 100 points
Lesson 8 Exam 10 points
Japanese Artist 100 points
Lesson 9 Exam 10 points
Special Event 100 points
Lesson 10 Exam 10 points
New Things 100 points
Lesson 11 Exam 10 points
The Final Assignment 100 points
Final Thoughts 100 points
Lesson 12 Exam 10 points
The Final Exam 59 points
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