European Union Studies

Description
The European Union, or EU, is the biggest economic bloc in the world and also one of the most important economic and political partners of the United States. This concentration enables the student to develop expertise in the cultures, governments, and economies of the EU. It thus gives expertise valuable to potential employers doing business in the EU. It may serve as a beneficial complement for training business persons and others who wish to enhance their knowledge of European cultures, politics, economics and societies.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • All courses must be ASU courses.
  • When selecting electives students may choose to consult with an academic advisor in order to create a cohesive and comprehensive program of study. 

Core 3 hours

ECN 331 Economics of the European Economic Union, SB & G (3) (Prerequisites: ECN 211 or 213, ECN 212 or 214, & MAT 211 or 271 with C or better)

OR

POS 356 European Union, SB & G (3)

History or Geography 3 hours
Select course from the following:

GCU 325 Geography of Europe, SB & G (3)

HST 304 Studies in European History, SB & H (3)

HST 351 Renaissance Europe, (L or HU or SB) & H (3)

HST 356 Europe since 1945, SB & G & H (3)

HST 364 Sex and Society in Modern Europe, (L or SB) & H (3)

HST 365 Women in Europe

HST 367 Modern Britain, SB & H (3)

HST 368 Culture and Imagination in European History, HU & H (3)

HST 370 Eastern Europe in Transition, SB & G & H (3)

HST 427 French Revolution/Napoleonic Era, SB & H (3)

HST 428 Modern France, SB & G & H (3)

HST 429 Modern Germany, SB & G & H (3)

HST 432 Eastern Europe and the Balkans in the 20th Century, SB & G & H (3)

HST 438 Modern Spain, (HU or SB) & G & H (3)

HST 465 Women in Europe 1750 to Present, (L or HU or SB) & H (3)

School of International Letters and Cultures Civilization Course 3 hours
Select course from the following:

FRE 416 French Civilization, HU & G (3) (prerequisites: 6 hours of upper-division French)

GER 416 German Civilization, HU & H & G (3) (prerequisite: A 300-level German course)

ITA 315 Italian Civilization, HU & G (3) (prerequisites: ITA 202 with C or better)

SPA 473 Spanish Civilization, (HU or SB) & G (3) (prerequisites: SPA 314 or 316 with a grade of D or better)

Non-English European Union Language 3 hours
Select course from the following:

FRE 322 French Literature, L or HU (3) (Prerequisites: FRE 205; FRE 312)

GER 422 German Literature II, L or HU (3) (Prerequisites: 6 hours of 300-level German courses)

ITA 322 Introduction to Italian Literature II, HU (3) (Prerequisites: ITA 202 with a grade of C or better)

SPA 426 Spanish Literature, HU (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 325)

Electives 6 hours
Choose elective courses from the following:

ENG 429 Studies in European Literature and Culture (3) (Prerequisites: ENG 200 & one other 200-level Literature course with C or better. Credit is allowed for only ENG 429 or SLC 429)

FRE 322 French Literature, L or HU (3) (Prerequisites: FRE 205; FRE 312)

FRE 325 Introduction to French Film (3)

FRE 416 French Civilization II, HU & G (3) (prerequisites:6 hours of upper-division French)

GCU 325 Geography of Europe, SB & G (3)

GER 416 German Civilization, HU & H & G (3) (prerequisite: A 300-level German course)

GER 422 German Literature, L or HU (3) (Prerequisites: 6 hours of 300-level German courses)

GER 453 German Masterpieces in Film, HU & H & G (3)

HST 304 Studies in European History, SB & H (3)

HST 351 Renaissance Europe, (L or HU or SB) & H (3)

HST 356 Europe since 1945, SB & G & H (3)

HST 364 Sex and Society in Modern Europe, (L or SB) & H (3)

HST 365 Women in Europe

HST 367 Modern Britain, SB & H (3)

HST 368 Culture and Imagination in European History, HU & H (3)

HST 370 Eastern Europe in Transition, SB & G & H (3)

HST 427 French Revolution/Napoleonic Era, SB & H (3)

HST 428 Modern France, SB & G & H (3)

HST 429 Modern Germany, SB & G & H (3)

HST 432 Eastern Europe and the Balkans in the 20th Century, SB & G & H (3)

HST 438 Modern Spain, (HU or SB) & G & H (3)

HST 465 Women in Europe 1750 to Present, (L or HU or SB) & H (3)

ITA 315 Italian Civilization, HU & G (3) (Prerequisites: ITA 202 with C or better)

ITA 322 Introduction to Italian Literature II, HU (3) (Prerequisites: ITA 202 with a grade of C or better)

ITA 420 Italian Cinema

SPA 426 Spanish Literature, HU (3) (Prerequisites: SPA 325)

SPA 473 Spanish Civilization, (HU or SB) & G (3) (prerequisites: SPA 314 or 316 with a grade of D or better)

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.

BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:

  • A meeting with your academic advisor to:
    Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
    Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration

  • One course meeting general studies MA requirement
  • ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
  • Minimum 2.00 GPA

Required Courses (12 credit hours):

BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)

BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better

BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
     Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better

For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines: Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses

For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop: Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2015-16

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

LAEUSEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact