European Area Studies (EUR)

EUR 250 Intro to European Area Studies 3 Credits

This multi-disciplinary course introduces students to European Area Studies, and focuses upon how Europe has been conceptualized as a social, cultural, economic and political entity. Subjects surveyed through materials drawn from multiple disciplines and media include geography, ecology and climate; principal language systems and their development; historical, political and economic developments from antiquity to the modern era; architecture, city development and design; contemporary cultural life; and the formation and organization of the European Union. Required foundation courses for the European Area Studies minor.