American University of Central Asia - AUCA - MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

1. ES required courses:

To graduate from the ES program students must complete  major required and elective courses, and 24 credits of elective courses on second foreign languages.
 

General required courses

Course title

Course abbreviation

ID

Credits

Semester

 

Prerequisites

Modern Europe (Geography, Governmental system, Introduction to European Studies)

ES 130

2903

6.0

1 (Fall)

 

no

European History (FRN/GER/SPA)

ES 332/333/335

 

6.0

5-7 (Fall)

ES 110/11/112

European Integration and External Relations

ES 203.1

3049

6.0

3 (Fall)

ES 130

New Mass Media

ES 236

3173

3.0

4 (Spring)

ES 130

European Literature

ES 200.1

3025

6.0

4 (Spring)

ES 130

Multicultural Society: Migration, Religious and Social Conflicts

ES 301.1

3275

6.0

5 (Fall)

ES 130

History of European Culture

ES 302.1

3276

6.0

5 (Fall)

ES 130

Research Methods

ES 321.1

3180

6.0

6 (Spring)

ES 130

Identity, Nation State, Europeanization

ES 237

3174

3.0

6 (Spring)

ES 130

European Union Law and Human Rights

ES 407

3184

6.0

7 (Fall)

ES 130

Social Europe ( Welfare-state; Education; Labor Relations; Social Security; Health System; Old Age; Illness; pension and Retirement)

ES 408

3185

6.0

8 (Spring)

ES 130

French for Beginners

ES 111

3590

6.0

1 (Fall)

no

French for Intermediates

ES 219

3591

6.0

2 (Spring)

ES 111

French for Tourist Purposes

ES 334.1 

4084

6.0

3(Fall)

ES 219

German for Beginners

ES 110

33585

6.0

1 (Fall)

no

German For Intermediates

ES 210.1

3587

6.0

2 (Spring)

ES 110

German for Tourist Purposes

ES 334.2

4083

6.0

3(Fall)

ES 210.1

Spanish for Beginners

ES 112

3595

6.0

1 (Fall)

no

Spanish for Intermediates

ES 220 

3596

6.0

2 (Spring)

ES 112

Spanish for Tourist Purposes

ES 334.3

4082

6.0

3(Fall)

ES 220

Senior Thesis Seminar I

ES 400.1

3183

6.0

7 (Fall)

ES 321.1

Senior Thesis Seminar II

ES 401.1

3291 

6.0

8 (Spring)

ES 400.1

Internship I

ES 307

2702

3.0

5 (Fall)

ES 130

Internship II

ES 410

3177

 3.0                  

7 (Spring)

 

 

2. ES Electives:
 
The European Studies program offers a number of elective courses. Thereby, the electives can be updated each semester depending on their relevance or popularity among students. So far the program has offered the following elective courses:
 

Course title

Course abbreviation

ID

Credits

Semester

 

Prerequisites

ElectiveCourses

European and Asian values Compared (FRN/GER/SPA) 

Intercultural Communication (FRN/GER/SPA) 

History of European Region (FRN/GER/SPA) 

Regional European Literature (FRN/GER/SPA) 

Ecological Tourism (FRN/GER/SPA)

 

 

24  

 

 

Public Diplomacy ES 336

European Cultural Herotage ES 348

Extremism and Democracy in Europe ES 214.1

Introduction to European Security ES 223.1

 

 

12

 

 

 

3. ES Second Foreign Language Component:
 
In addition to the required 18 credits for the intensive language training in the first three semesters, ES students can choose course in German, French and Spanish.


The ES electives in the second foreign language aim to raise the language awareness of our students through offering contents relating to European politics, history, society, and culture.  Doing so, the program seeks to broaden lingual perspectives of its students on Europe.
 
French/German/Spanish for Beginners
French/German/Spanish for Intermediates

French/German/Spanish Advanced 

plus electives

Regional European Literature
Intercultural Communications
History of European Region

European and Asian Values Compared 

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