Introduction to European Studies

Introduction to European Studies
Introduction to the major, the core disciplines involved and integrated in European studies, and European studies as a discipline.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining EUROP 200
Course Outcomes

Understanding of Field

Students will gain a basic understanding of the definition, history, and purpose of European Studies.

Disciplinary Knowledge

Students will become familiar with the major disciplines involved with European Studies and be able to define -- and know when to engage -- various disciplinary methods.

General Knowledge

Students will gain an understanding of many of the major topics and issues of European Studies.

Major Orientation

Students will develop some ideas about how to orient their subsequent studies within the major.

Current Affairs

Students willdevelop the habit of reading international news in order to keep abreast of European affairs and to cross-check perspectives from country to country.


Students willlearn how to locate, use, and cite high-quality and reliable resources from the library and online and use that research in the creation of a substantive research paper.