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EUROP 200

Introduction to European Studies

International and Area Studies International and Area Studies

Course Description

Introduction to the major, the core disciplines involved and integrated in European studies, and European studies as a discipline.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Information Literacy: Foundations & Frameworks

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate advanced factual knowledge of European geographies, histories, politics, and cultures, and show proficiency in analyzing and interpreting specific European topics using major theories and concepts from the core European Studies disciplines (history, political science, and the humanities).

Title

Global Citizenship

Learning Outcome

Students will acquire and refine an intellectual curiosity and habits of thought that will lead to life-long learning and continued engagement with European history, literature, culture, languages, and current affairs in various realms (personal, professional, church, civic).

Title

Cultural Navigation: International Perspectives and Experiences

Learning Outcome

Students will acquire advanced international and intercultural competencies through coursework in international studies, habitual reading of European and global news, regular attendance at Kennedy Center lectures, as well as mentored learning experiences, including study abroad, internship, etc.

Title

Professional Skills & Competencies

Learning Outcome

Students will cultivate advanced skills in critical reading, thinking, and communication in a variety of disciplinary traditions (history, humanities, political science, etc.). They will also demonstrate a proficiency in communicating in a European language other than English.