Apr 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog
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SS 458 - Contemporary European Society

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course is a study of the development of European political ideologies during the Modern Age and the various European nations that have adopted and developed those ideologies. Of particular concern are the ideologies of liberalism, socialism, and fascism. The course will also examine the development of the European Union since World War II, and the political and economic integration of Europe. The course will be historical in that it will examine those past phenomena that were important to the development of European ideologies and governmental institutions. The course will also focus upon contemporary issues facing Europe today. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Have a secure knowledge regarding the origins of European political thought
  • Have a knowledge of how liberal democracy and free-market capitalism have become manifest in contemporary Europe
  • Understand the current challenges that the creation of the European Union poses for various European nations

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Course Topics
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Patrick Jung

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