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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

EUR 1110 | EUR 3000 | EUR 3100 | EUR 3287 | EUR 3357 | EUR 3500 | EUR 3950 | EUR 4254 | EUR 4899 | EUR 4900 | EUR 4920 | EUR 4921 | EUR 4930 | EUR 4950 | EUR 4951 | EUR 4960 | VIEW ALL
EUR 1110: Heritage of Europe (5) Offerings
Introduction to the culture of Europe through literature; themes of family, community, heroism, beliefs and values, and women's roles will be examined chronologically from the classical to the modern periods.
Attributes:Arts and Humanities B, WK Humanities
EUR 3000: European Quarter Orientation (3) Offerings
Prepares students intellectually, emotionally, spiritually, and practically for an extended study program in other cultures. Gives students a general background in the basic concepts of intercultural communication, including how to make cultural comparisons, how to recognize and cope with culture shock, and how to communicate with people of another culture. May be repeated for credit 1 time.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EUR 3100: Foundations of European Art (3) Offerings
Provides a brief survey of major periods in European art and architecture beginning with significant works from the Paleolithic period and progressing through the 21st century. It is specifically oriented toward students intending to travel in Europe.
Attributes:Arts and Humanities A, Upper-Division
EUR 3287: Mythology in Literature (5) Offerings
Studies mythological traditions from the Near Eastern world through the classical Mediterranean to Europe, as well as material from Asia. Emphasis on mythic themes especially significant for European literature.
Attributes:Arts and Humanities B, Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course
EUR 3357: Europe Since 1945 (5) Offerings
This course examines the factors that shaped the political, economic, cultural and religious life and attitudes of European societies after 1945. This course studies the rise and fall of Communism, the Cold War, colonial battles for independence, and nationalism. The course forefronts the ideas and responsibilities of citizenship through analysis of gender, race and religion. It considers how Christian ideas have informed European understandings of war, nationhood and citizenship. It closes with the movement toward internal integration of Europe, the impact of migration and the international economy, and the shift from Christian Europe to one that has been categorized as a secular civilized society.
Equivalent Courses:HIS 3357 Attributes:Upper-Division
EUR 3500: European Civilization (3-8) Offerings
Prerequisite: EUR 3000. Offered in Europe. Provides a cultural investigation of Europe and an on-site practicum. This course examines contemporary Europe as part of the European Quarter abroad, with special attention to a Christian perspective on the historical growth of European cultures. The language skills acquired by students are demonstrated in intensive programs of living and travel. May be repeated for credit 1 time.
Attributes:Arts and Humanities B, Upper-Division
EUR 3950: European Special Topics (1-5) Offerings
Focuses on different topics relating to the languages and cultures of Europe. Every other year, the course topic will focus on women from German-speaking countries who were unique, influential, and (to a degree) accepted for their gifts by their male dominated society and period of history. Taught in English. See Women's Studies Minor. All other topics to be announced in the Online Time Schedule. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EUR 4254: Translation (3) Offerings
Prerequisite: Working fluency in at least one language besides English. Theory and practice of translating, with attention to accuracy and nuances of style. May be repeated for credit 1 time.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EUR 4899: Contemp Eur Iss & Personalties (3) Offerings
The heritage of Europe will be the framework within which contemporary European issues and personalities will be interpreted. A key component of the class is the research project that will relate to the student's language concentration and special interests. This course is designed to meet the requirements as a Senior Capstone course in European Studies.
Attributes:Upper-Division, Writing "W" Course Restrictions:Freshman, Sophomore students are excluded.
EUR 4900: Independent Study (1-5) Offerings
Student works independently with a faculty member on a mutually agreed upon topic. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EUR 4920: Directed Readings & Research (1-5) Offerings
Directed Readings & Research May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EUR 4921: Directed Readings & Research (1-5) Offerings
Taught in Europe only.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EUR 4930: Tutorial Practicum (1-5) Offerings
For advanced students who wish to assist as discussion leaders and graders in courses under the heading of European studies. May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EUR 4950: Special Topics (1-5) Offerings
Focuses on different topics relating to the languages and cultures of Europe. Topics to be announced in the Online Time Schedule. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EUR 4951: Special Topics (1-5) Offerings
Focuses on different topics relating to the languages and cultures of Europe. Taught in Europe only. May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
EUR 4960: Project (1-5) Offerings
Individualized project. May be repeated for credit up to 5 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division



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