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Introduction | B.A. in European Studies
Advisement Track One: European Culture, Religion & Philos.
Advisement Track Two: European Fine Arts & Literature
Advisement Track Three: European History, Politics & Soci.
Advisement Track Four: Commun., Busn. & Econ. in Europe
Advisement Track Five: Thematic Plan in European Studies
Minor in European Studies | European Studies Courses
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PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Cora A. Granata (History)

PROGRAM OFFICE
Humanities 815F

PROGRAMS OFFERED
Bachelor of Arts in European Studies
Minor in European Studies


PROGRAM WEBSITE
http://hss.fullerton.edu/history/european

PROGRAM COUNCIL
Gayle Brunelle (History), Jochen Burgtorf (History), Angela Della Volpe (H&SS Associate Dean for Programs), Juan Carlos Gallego (Modern Languages and Literatures), Cora A. Granata (History, Program Coordinator), Irene Lange (Coordinator, International Business), Lynn Sargeant (History)

PARTICIPATING FACULTY

Renae Bredin (Women’s Studies), Gayle Brunelle (History), Jochen Burgtorf (History), Edward Castronova (Economics), Vincent Dropsy (Economics), Nancy Fitch (History), Mark Goodrich (Music), Cora A. Granata (History), Lynne Gross (Communications), Jane Hipolito (Comparative Literatures), Ben Hubbard (Comparative Religions), Irene Lange (International Business), Paul Levesque (Comparative Religions), Wayne Engstrom (Geography), Robert McLain (History), Susan Parman (Anthropology), Kenneth Ravissa (Kinesiology), Lynn Sargeant (History), Steve Walk (Kinesiology), Larry Ward (Communications), most regular faculty members in the English Department, most regular faculty members in Modern Languages & Literatures who specialize in European languages, and most regular faculty members in the Philosophy Department

ADVISER
Professor Cora A. Granata

INTRODUCTION
European Studies is an interdisciplinary program designed for students whose interests and career objectives are in areas such as business, journalism, entertainment, government service, law or education, as well as those who plan to study some aspect of the European experience at the graduate level. The program provides students already majoring in an existing discipline or department (i.e., history, business, art, economics, philosophy, etc.) the opportunity to have a second major or a related minor. In addition, the program fulfills the various cultural objectives common to any liberal arts program. It would be a particularly good choice for students seeking teaching credentials.

The program has eight learning objectives: (1) to understand holistically the historical development of European politics, economics, society and culture; (2) to recognize and analyze the contributions of cultural diversity to Europe’s past and present; (3) to relate European regional developments to the global forces shaping developments in other world regions; (4) to identify the particular approaches of specific academic disciplines that study Europe; (5) to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of specific disciplinary approaches to regional studies; (6) to synthesize from across the humanities and social sciences the multiple disciplinary approaches to the regional study of Europe; (7) to communicate both in writing and orally in a stylistically and grammatically correct manner in order to articulate the information learned in the program; (8) to think critically and to comprehend, analyze and synthesize information from a variety of primary and secondary sources, including written sources, images and film.

ADMITTANCE TO THE PROGRAM
Students wishing to be admitted to the major in European Studies must have acquired at least intermediate-level competency in a European language other than English. Further, they must have a solid foundation in Europe’s geography, society and culture.

Upper-Division European Language Requirement
Intermediate-level competency in a foreign language, equivalent to the intermediate language courses numbered 204 in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, is a prerequisite to the upper-division European language requirement. It is therefore strongly recommended that students complete a minimum of three years of foreign language study while in high school.

Completion of an advanced composition and grammar course is a core requirement for all European Studies students. In addition, majors must complete an additional upper-division foreign language class selected from those listed in the student’s advisement track.

Students should enroll at the point in the sequence of courses for which their previous study and/or experience has prepared them. Students with no language background should enroll in fundamental 101-level courses. Normally, two years of high school language study are considered to be equivalent to one year of college language. Students just completing two years of high school language should begin at the 200-level intermediate courses.

European languages available at CSUF are French, German, Portuguese and Spanish. Students wishing to pursue other European languages may enroll in appropriate courses at other CSU or UC campuses or transfer credits from other accredited language programs.

Students may also meet the language requirement by passing a proficiency exam administered by the European Studies Program Coordinator.

European Studies Foundation Courses and General Education

Students wishing to be admitted to the major in European Studies must have a solid foundation in Europe's geography, society and culture. Thus, students are strongly advised to choose from the following European Studies Foundation Courses when selecting their General Education (GE) course work. (GE requirements fulfilled by each European Studies Foundation Course are listed in italics.)

History 110A World Civilization to the 16th Century
   Historical and Cultural Foundations Part A (II.A)
History 110B World Civilization since the 16th Century
   Historical and Cultural Foundations Part A (II.A)
Geography 100 Global Geography
   Disciplinary Learning Introduction to the Social Sciences (III.C.1)
Economics 201 Principles of Microeconomics
   Disciplinary Learning Introduction to the Social Sciences (III.C.1)
Economics 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
   Disciplinary Learning Implications and Explorations in the Social Sciences (III.C.2)
Art 201A Art and Civilization
   Disciplinary Learning Introduction to the Arts (III.B.1)
Art 201B: Art and Civilization
   Disciplinary Learning Introduction to the Arts (III.B.1)
History 230 The Ascent of Man
   Disciplinary Learning Implications and Explorations in Mathematics and Natural Sciences (III.A.3) Music 103 History of Rock Music
   Disciplinary Learning Implications, Explorations and Participatory Experience in the Arts and    Humanities (III.B.3)
Women's Studies 205 Women's World Movements
   Lifelong Learning (IV)
Comp Lit 110 Literature of the Western World from Ancient through Medieval Times
   Disciplinary Learning Introduction to the Humanities (III.B.2)
Anthro 100 Non-Western Culture and the Western Tradition
   Disciplinary Learning Introduction to the Humanities (III.B.2)
Comp Lit 111 Literature of the Western World from the Renaissance through the 19th Century    Disciplinary Learning Introduction to the Humanities (III.B.2)
Comparative Religion 200 Introduction to Christianity
   Disciplinary Learning Introduction to the Humanities (III.B.2)
Comparative Religion 210 Introduction to Judaism
   Disciplinary Learning Introduction to the Humanities (III.B.2)
Philosophy 290 History of Philosophy: Greek Philosophy
   Disciplinary Learning Introduction to the Humanities (III.B.2)

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BACHELOR OF ARTS IN EUROPEAN STUDIES
The major consists of 39 upper-division units including a required set of core courses (18 units) and an elective component (21 units). At least 12 but not more than 15 units in the elective component must be drawn from one of the five advisement tracks: (1) European Culture, Religion and Philosophy; (2) European Fine Arts and Literatures; (3) European History, Politics and Society; (4) Communications, Business and Economics in Europe; and (5) Thematic Plan in European Studies.

Required Core Courses (18 units)
Geography (3 units)
   Geography 336 Europe (3)

History (3 units)
   Anthro 320 Cultures of Europe (3)
   Economics 351 European Economic History (3)
   History 320 Modern European History (1789-present) (3)
   Poli Sci 330 Politics in Nation-States (3)

Upper-Division European Language Requirement (6 units minimum)
With the approval of the Program Coordinator, students wishing to pursue European languages other than those offered at CSUF may satisfy these requirements by enrolling in comparable courses at other CSU or UC campuses or by transferring credits from other accredited language programs.

  1. Composition and Grammar (3 units)

    One course in advanced composition and grammar in a European language other than English.
    French 307 Advanced Composition & Grammar (3)
    German 305 Advanced Conversation & Composition (3)
    Portuguese 317 Advanced Conversation & Composition (3)
    Spanish 301 Advanced Conversation & Composition (3)
  2. Upper-Division Specialty Course (3 units)

    One advanced Modern Languages & Literatures specialty course selected from those listed in the student's advisement track.

Upper-Division Writing Requirement (3 units)
European Studies does not offer its own upper-division writing course. Instead, students take an approved writing course in one of the program's constituent departments. For a European Studies major with a declared minor, the writing course in that minor will satisfy this requirement. For double majors, the writing requirement will be satisfied by taking the writing course in the second major.

European Studies Senior Colloquium (3 units)


Upper-Division Elective Courses (21 units, at least 12 but no more than15 of which must be drawn from ONE of the following advisement tracks)

Established department prerequisites for courses in the advisement tracks will not be waived for European Studies students. Special topics, variable topics, and new courses, when such courses deal in some significant way with the European experience, may be approved for European Studies credit at the discretion of the Program Coordinator.

Advisement Tracks are designed to help students in their career and educational planning. The tracks represent central concentrations within the field of European Studies. While students gain their core knowledge of the category “Europe” by taking the European Studies Core Requirements, the advisement tracks allow students to develop further specialization in one of five central aspects of the European experience.

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ADVISEMENT TRACK ONE: European Culture, Religion & Philosophy
This track is particularly useful for students whose career objectives are in education, as well as those who plan to study some aspect of the European experience at the graduate level. Students choosing Advisement Track One gain expertise in the changing, contested definitions of European cultural identity. They have the opportunity to examine further the philosophical and religious underpinnings of European culture and to explore how Europeans have defined cultural insiders and outsiders based on ethnicity, race, religion, class and gender.

Afro-Ethnic Studies 335 History of Racism (3)
Anthro 320 Cultures of Europe (3) (unless selected to fulfill core requirements)
Comparative Religion 345A History and Development of Early Christian Thought (3)
Comparative Religion 345B History and Development of Modern Christian Thought (3)
Comparative Religion 346A
    History and Development of Jewish Thought: Biblical and Rabbinical Eras (3)
Comparative Religion 346B History and Development of Jewish Thought: Medieval and Modern Eras (3)
French 315 Origins of Modern France (3)
French 325 Contemporary French Civilization (3)
German 315 Introduction to German Civilization (3)
German 325 Current Trends in Culture of German-Speaking Peoples (3)
Kinesiology 380 History and Philosophy of Human Movement (3)
Kinesiology 381 Sport, Games, and Culture (3)
Philosophy 120 Introduction to Ethics (3)
Philosophy 300 History of Philosophy: Rationalism and Empiricism (3)
Philosophy 301 History of Philosophy: Kant and the 19th Century (3)
Philosophy 303 Introduction to the Philosophy of Science (3)
Philosophy 311 Aesthetics: Philosophy of Art and Beauty (3)
Philosophy 323 Existentialism (3)
Philosophy 324 Existential Group (3)
Philosophy 345 Social and Political Philosophy (3)
Philosophy 348 Philosophy of Religion (3)
Philosophy 355 Philosophy of Law (3)
Philosophy 380 Analytic Philosophy: 1900 to 1950 (3)
Philosophy 381 The Analytic Tradition: 1950 to the Present (3)
Philosophy 382 Marx and Marxism (3)
Philosophy 383 Postmodernism (3)
Philosophy 410 Ethical Theory (3)
Philosophy 420 Metaphysics (3)
Philosophy 430 Epistemology (3)
Philosophy 440 Philosophy of Mind (3)
Portuguese 320 Introduction to Luzo-Brazilian Culture & Civilization (3)
Spanish 315 Introduction to Spanish Civilization (3)
Spanish 415 Contemporary Spanish Culture (3)
Women’s Studies 302 Introduction to Intercultural Women’s Studies (3)

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ADVISEMENT TRACK TWO: European Fine Arts and Literature
This track is particularly useful for students whose career objectives are in the fine arts, entertainment, as well as those who plan to study some aspect of the European experience at the graduate level. Students choosing Advisement Track Two gain expertise in the production and analysis of high cultural artifacts in art, literature, music, oratory, and theatre. This track also allows students to examine the works of cultural minorities and women in fine arts and literature.

Art 301 Ancient Art (3)
Art 302 Medieval Art (3)
Art 311 Foundations of Modern Art (3)
Art 312 Modern Art (3)
Art 320 History of Architecture Before the Modern Era (3)
Art 401 History of Women Artists (3)
Art 413 History of Contemporary Art (3)
Art 431 Renaissance Art (3)
Comp Lit 315 Classical Mythology in World Literature (3)
Comp Lit 373 Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature (3)
Comp Lit 374 Twentieth-Century Russian Literature (3)
Comp Lit 450 Medieval Literature (3)
Comp Lit 451 Literature of the Renaissance (3)
English 315 Chaucer (3)
English 316 Shakespeare (3)
English 317 Milton (3)
English 347 The Fairy Tale (3)
English 374 The Gothic Novel (3)
English 416 Studies in Shakespeare (3)
English 450 Medieval Literature (3)
English 451 Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama (3)
English 452 Elizabethan Poetry and Prose (3)
English 453 17th-Century Poetry and Prose (3)
English 454 The Drama of the Restoration & the 18th Century (3)
English 455 Restoration and 18th Century Poetry and Prose (3)
English 456 The Development of the English Novel through Jane Austen (3)
English 457 The Romantic Movement in English Literature (3)
English 458 Victorian Literature (3)
English 459 Development of the 19th Century English Novel (3)
English 462 Modern British and American Novels (3)
English 463 Contemporary Novels in English (3)
English 464 Modern British and American Drama (3)
English 465 Contemporary Drama in English (3)
English 466 Modern British and American Poetry (3)
English 467 Contemporary Poetry in English (3)
English 491 Traditions of English Literary Criticism (3)
English 492 Modern Critical Theory (3)
Human Comm 430 Classical Rhetoric (3)
Human Comm 432 Contemporary Rhetoric (3)
Modern Languages & Literatures: Any adviser-approved
    upper-division course taught in a European language other than English. (3 or more)
Music 305 Women in Music (3)
Music 351A History and Literature of Western Music (3)
Music 351B History and Literature of Western Music (3)
Music 351C History and Literature of Western Music (3)
Music 456 Opera Literature (3)
Music 457A Song Literature (3)
Music 457B Song Literature and Interpretation (3)
Theatre 388 Period Styles and Form for the Theatre (3)
Theatre 475A World Theatre (3)
Theatre 475B World Theatre (3)
Theatre 475C World Theatre (3)
Theatre 475E World Theatre (3)

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ADVISEMENT TRACK THREE: European History, Politics & Society
This track is particularly useful for students whose career objectives are in government service, law, as well as those who plan to study some aspect of the European experience at the graduate level. Students choosing Advisement Track Three gain further expertise in the historical evolution of European Political Institutions and Social relations. This track also allows students to examine European ethnic, gender, and class relations from historical, political and sociological perspectives.

Criminal Justice 450 Organized Crime and Intelligence Analysis (3)
French 315 Origins of Modern France (3)
French 325 Contemporary French Civilization (3)
German 315 Introduction to German Civilization (3)
German 325 Current Trends in Culture of German-Speaking Peoples (3)
History 311 World War II (3)
History 320 Modern European History (3) (unless selected to fulfill core requirements)
History 395 A History of the First World War (3)
History 402 Ancient and Medieval Britain (3)
History 403 Tudor-Stuart England (3)
History 404 History of Modern England and Great Britain (3)
History 405 History of the Jews (3)
History 406 The Holocaust (3)
History 409 Cities in European Civilization, 1000-1915 (3)
History 415A Classical Greece (3)
History 417A Roman Republic (3)
History 417B Roman Empire (3)
History 420 The Byzantine Empire (3)
History 421A History of the Christian Church to the Reformation (1517) (3)
History 421B History of the Christian Church from the Reformation to the Present (3)
History 423 Medieval History, 300-1350 (3)
History 424T Gender and Sexuality in History (3)
History 425A The Renaissance (3)
History 425B The Reformation (3)
History 427 Enlightenment and Revolution (3)
History 428 The Rise and Decline of Liberal Europe in the 9th Century (3)
History 429A Europe 1890-1945 (3)
History 429B Europe Since 1945 (3)
History 430 History of Science: Copernicus to the Present (3)
History 432 From Bismarck to Hitler: Modern Germany 1870-1945 (3)
History 434A Russia to 1801 (3)
History 434B Modern Russia and the Soviet Regime (3)
Poli Sci 330 Politics in Nation-States (3) (unless selected to fulfill core requirements)
Poli Sci 340 Political Philosophy (3)
Poli Sci 350 World Politics in the 21st Century (3)
Poli Sci 438 Western European Democracies (3)
Poli Sci 457 Politics of International Economics (3)
Poli Sci 461 The United Nations and International Organization (3)
Poli Sci 476 International Law (3)
Portuguese 320 Introduction to Luzo-Brazilian Culture & Civilization (3)
Psychology 408 History of Psychology (3)
Sociology 410 Theories of Social Behavior (3)
Spanish 315 Introduction to Spanish Civilization (3)
Spanish 415 Contemporary Spanish Culture (3)

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ADVISEMENT TRACK FOUR: Communications, Business & Economics in Europe
This track is particularly useful for students whose career objectives are in business, journalism, as well as those who plan to study some aspect of the European experience at the graduate level. Students choosing Advisement Track Four develop further expertise in the changing impact of European economic integration on global trade, communications and finance.

Economics 330 Comparative Economic Systems (3)
Economics 331 Economies in Transition (3)
Economics 335 The International Economy (3)
Economics 351 European Economic History (3) (unless selected to fulfill core requirements)
Economics 411 International Trade (3)
Economics 431 International Macroeconomics and Growth (3)
Economics 450 History of Economic Thought (3)
Finance 370 International Business Finance (3)
French 310 French in the Professional World (3)
French 311 French for International Business (3)
French 407 French Film (3)
German 310 German in the Business World (3)
German 311 German for International Business (3)
German 482 German Literature & Culture in Film (3)
Human Comm 432 Contemporary Rhetoric (3)
Management 346 International Law for Business (3)
Management 350 International Management (3)
Management 480 Global Strategic Management (3)
Marketing 445 International Marketing (3)
Marketing 475 Export Marketing Strategies (3)
Marketing 489 Developing Marketing Strategies (3)
Portuguese 310 Portuguese in the Business World (3)
Radio-TV-Film 370 World Cinema (3)
Comm 426 Global Media Systems (3)
Spanish 310 Spanish in the Business World (3)
Spanish 311 Spanish for International Business (3)

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ADVISEMENT TRACK FIVE: Thematic Plan in European Studies
This track is useful for students with specialized individual career goals or those with career plans in education. Students must develop their thematic plan in conjunction with the Program Coordinator to insure that their course of study meets European Studies learning goals.

Option 1: Individualized plan of study to be developed in conjunction with European Studies Program Coordinator.

Option 2: Open to Liberal Studies students only. Individualized plan of study to be developed in conjunction with Liberal Studies adviser and European Studies Program Coordinator.

MINOR IN EUROPEAN STUDIES
The minor consists of 19 upper-division units including a required set of core courses (10 units) and an elective component (9 units).

Required Core Courses (10 units)
Geography (3)
    Geography 336 Europe (3)
History (3)
    Anthro 320 Cultures of Europe (3)
    Economics 351 European Economic History (3)
    History 320 Modern European History (1789-present) (3)
    Poli Sci 330 Politics in Nation-States (3)

Upper-Division Foreign Language Composition and Grammar (3)

One course in advanced composition and grammar in a European language other than English. With the approval of the Program Coordinator, students wishing to pursue European languages other than those offered at CSUF may satisfy these requirements by enrolling in comparable courses at other CSU or UC campuses or be transferring credits from other accredited language programs.

    French 307 Advanced Composition & Grammar (3)
    German 305 Advanced Conversation and Composition (3)
    Portuguese 317 Advanced Conversation & Composition (3)
    Spanish 301 Advanced Conversation & Composition (3)
    European Studies Senior Colloquium (1)

Upper-Division Elective Courses (9 units)
Students may choose to take any of the courses listed as electives for the major.

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EUROPEAN STUDIES COURSES

Courses are designated as EUST in the class schedule.

EUST 490    European Studies Senior Colloquium

Description: Course open only to European Studies majors and minors with senior standing who have completed 6 units of European Studies Required Core Courses. Senior capstone seminar requires majors and minors to assemble a portfolio of prior work in European Studies and majors to complete an additional original research paper/project that deals in some way with a problem or challenge facing Europe today.
Units: (1-3)

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