Perspectives on Europe (3)
Multidisciplinary perspectives on European cultures, politics, languages, and histories. Topics and instructors may vary.
Primarily for first- and second-year students.
Topics in European Studies (3)
Selected topics, varying by semester. Specific titles announced at the time of registration.
The Construction of Contemporary Europe (3)
A survey of the politics, history, economics, geography, economy, and culture of the European Union.
Politics and Social Policy: Lessons from Europe (3)
European approaches to 21st-century policy challenges in common with the United States, such as health
care, climate change, education, a fractured social safety net, an aging
population, high unemployment, and growing deficits.
Credit not given for both this course and 01:360:290 or 01:790:290 or 01:790:320.
The Idea of Europe: 18th Century to the Present (3)
Philosophical-historical dimensions of European identity and unity. Readings of primary sources central to the invention and ongoing redefinitions of the concept of Europe. Focuses on European identity, boundaries, and "otherness" in their historical development.
Prerequisites: 01:510:101,102. Credit not given for both this course and 01:510:401.
Independent Study (3)
Independent study in the field of European studies. Topic subject to approval of director
of program in European studies.
Prerequisite: Permission of program director.