The Cultural Heritage of Bhutan I

This module will introduce students to Bhutanese cultural heritage. While the module will introduce students to the concept of tangible and intangible cultural heritage, the module will particularly focus on the material aspects of culture in the nation. They will learn about the characteristics and significance of various architecture, tools, dress, food, arts, and games that are traditionally Bhutanese. Additionally, domestic and international culture policies will be examined in order to understand government and international approaches to preserving and promoting culture and arts. Students that successfully complete this module will be guided towards becoming focal people in preservation and promotion of Bhutanese cultural heritage.
Course Number: BBTN201
Units: 3.0
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