College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
International Studies

Europe

FR 320 - Topics in French and Francophone Cultures
Study of a selected theme, period or topic in French or Francophone culture through a variety of cultural materials. Literature, film, and other media. Prerequisite: FR 305 or FR 310.

FR 345 - France and the Francophone World: 1900 to present
A survey of France and the Francophone world in the 20th century through the study of literature and other cultural material. Prerequisite: FR 305 or FR 310.

FR 465 - 20th Century French Novel
Study of the evolution of the French novel in the 20th century. Analysis of important novels. Lectures, reading assignments, class discussions, videos and recordings. Prerequisite: three years of college French or equivalent.

FR 475 - 20th Century French Drama
Study of the evolution of the French drama in the 20th century. Analysis of important plays. Lectures, reading assignments, class discussions, videos and recordings. Prerequisite: three years of college French or equivalent.

GR 340 - Germany 1871 to the Present
Through the use of various selected reading and audiovisual materials study the history, literature, and arts of Germany from 1871 to the present. Prerequisite: Two years of college German or placement at the 300 level.

GR 342 - Major Trends in Modern German Literature
Investigation of current underlying modern art and literature from Nietzsche to the present. Prerequisite: two years of college German or placement at the 300 level.

GR 475 - Seminar in 20th Century German Literature
A study of recent and contemporary writing, including social and political background, intellectual currents and stylistic innovations. Individual study. Prerequisite: three years of college German or equivalent.

HST 322 - 20th Century Europe
An examination of European politics and society from 1900 to the present. Topics include the outbreak of the Great War, the Russian Revolution, Nazism and Fascism, World War II, the Holocaust, the reconstruction of Europe, the Cold War, European integration and Europe today. Freshmen admitted only by permission of the department.

IS 101 - Model European Union
This course introduces the student to the organization and functioning of the different institutions of the European Union and prepares them to participate in the Midwest Model European Union, which takes place every April for three days. The major topics we will address include: the history of the European integration, government and politics of the European Union and it's institutions. Prerequisites: Any 100 level course in the social sciences or permission of the instructor.

SO 333 - European Societies
The European Union: Acquaints the student with the process of European integration. Provides an introduction to the organization and functioning of the European Union and interprets the meaning of this process within the global context. The major topics we will address include: the history of the European Integration, government and politics of the European Union, the institutional mechanisms of integration, the socioeconomic and political consequences of an integrated Europe, and the European Union/United States relations. Prerequisite: SO 101 or any Introduction to Social Sciences course.

SP 340 - Spain: 1700 to present
Use of selected reading and audio-visual materials to study the history, literature, and arts of Spain from the eighteenth century to the present. Prerequisite: two years of college Spanish or placement on the 300 level. The department faculty strongly advise students enrolling in this course to have completed one 300-level skills course.

SP 440 - Contemporary Spanish Studies
Analysis of aspects of 20th- and 21st -century Spain through study of literary, historical, artistic works and/or the media, offering such topics as the transition from dictatorship to democracy or the roles of women and men in contemporary society. Prerequisite: Two 300-level courses in Spanish, one must be upper-level (SP325 or above).