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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)

 

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European History

ES 101.1

2964

6.0

2 (Spring)

ES 130

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

FRN 110.2

3050

6.0

3 (Fall)

ES 130

French for Intermediates

FRN 210.2

3160

6.0

4 (Spring)

FRN 110.2

French Advanced

FRN 310.2

3159

6.0

5(Fall)

FRN 210.2

German for Beginners

GER  110.2

3048

6.0

3 (Fall)

ES 130

German For Intermediates

GER 210.2

3161

6.0

4 (Spring)

GER 110.2

German Advanced

GER 310.2

3158

6.0

5(Fall)

GER 210.2

Spanish for Beginners

SPA 100

3298

6.0

3 (Fall)

ES 130

Spanish for Intermediates

SPA 200.1

3300

6.0

4 (Spring)

SPA 100

Spanish Advanced

SPA 316.1

3301

6.0

5(Fall)

SPA 200.1

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

4 (Spring)

ES 203.1

Internship II

ES 410

3177

 3.0                  

6 (Spring)

FRN 310.2/ GER 310.2/SPA 316.1

 

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) ES 322.3/ES 322.2

Intercultural Communication (FRN/GER) ES 316.1/ES 318.1

History of European Region (FRN/GER) ES 324.3/ES 324.2

Regional European Literature (FRN/GER) ES 404.3/ES 404.2

 

 

24  

 

FRN 310.2/ GER 310.2

European Union and Central Asia ES 216.1

Sustainable Development of Europe ES 235

Extremism and Democracy in Europe ES 214.1

European Governmental System ES 102.1

Introduction to European Security ES 223.1

 

 

20

 

ES 130

 

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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