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Course Track: Economics

European Studies


This electives path is suggested for students who are interested in and plan careers in business, finance, economic analysis, economic journalism, and those who are considering graduate study of some aspect of Europe.  This path emphasizes the ever evolving and sometimes contentious aspects of European culture and thought.  Students will learn about the development of European commerce and industry, the rise of Europe as a global power, the economic impact of a European international organization, and the influence of European Union on trade and finance. 


2310:  Ancient European History
2350:  European Civilization Since 1789
3210  Britain and the World 1688 to 1914
3220  Britain and the World 1914 to the Present
3340  The French Revolution and Napoleon
3350  History of Modern France
3360  European Women's and Gender History
3530  Renaissance and Reformation
4800 - 4802  Directed Study as appropriate

Modern Languages:
European Studies majors must take 3 courses beyond the B.A. language requirement in a modern European language in which they satisfy that requirement.  European Studies minors must take 2 courses beyond the B.A. language requirement in 1 of the 2 modern European languages in which they satisfy that requirement.  These courses do not count as electives; rather, they meet the language component requirement of the European Studies major/minor.  The following courses will be of particular interest to European Studies majors and minors in satisfying that requirement:

2110  Contemporary (French, Hispanic) Culture
3220  (French, Hispanic) Civilization
Any other 3000-level course in French or Spanish
Any other 4000-level course in French or Spanish

2010  Social and Political Philosophy
2110 Ethics:  Theories and Applications
2750  Special Topics as appropriate
Phil 2750.01  Radical 19th Century Thought
3020  History of Philosophy II:  Modern Philosophy
3060  Twentieth-Century Philosophy:  Existentialism
3750  Special Topics as appropriate
4750  Special Topics as appropriate

Political Science:

1300 Comparative Government
2150  Urban/Metro Politics
2200  Economic Policy Issues
2400  International Relations
2500  Political Theory
3240  Psychology of Political Decision Making
3260  Political Psychology
3300  Western European Government and Politics
3350  Politics of Race and Ethnicity
3410  International Organizations/Model United Nations
3701-02  Directed Readings in Political Science as appropriate
4400  Peace, Conflict Resolution and International Security
4500 Political Sociology
4750-01  Capitalism, Socialism, Communism: Have We Made the Right Choice
A comparative study of government and economics in the U.S., the U.K. and E.U. nations

1200 The Sinister Side of the 20th Century:  A Social Processes Analysis of War, Terrorism and Genocide
3040  Industrial/Organizational Psychology
3040  Decision Making
3060 Psychology of Language
3170  Social Psychology

Sociology and Anthropology
2500 Sociolinguistics
4750  The Archaeology of Empires and Conquest

2000 Principles of Financial Accounting (and continued series of advanced accounting courses)

Business Administration:
606 Tragedy of the Commons?: Anthropology, Development, and World Capitalism
4050 International Business Administration
4750  Capitalism, Socialism, Communism: Have We Made the Right Choice
A comparative study of government and economics in the U.S., the U.K. and E.U. nations

2000 Principles of Economics
2200 Economic Policy Issues
3040  International Economics (prerequisite ECON 2000)
3070  Competition among the Few:  Industrial Organization
3110  History of Economic Thought
3120  Labor Economics
3130  Business of Sports
4750 International Trade Issues

3000  Principles of Corporate Finance

3000  Introduction to Management
3030  International Management
4010  International Business

Management courses in Europe:
EMGT 4750 International Lessons in Leadership
EMGT 4750 Business and Culture
EMGT 4750 Global Issues in Management