Departments & Programs
West European Studies
- WEUR-W 100 European Less Commonly Taught Languages (3 cr.) Beginning study of a European language seldom taught on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University (such as, Welsh, Breton, Basque, Gaelic, Maltese). Counts as an elective. May not be used to fulfill the Foreign Language requirement in the College. May be retaken for credit but only in a different language from that of the first enrollment.
- WEUR-W 210 Honors Seminar (3 cr.) Intensive examination of selected topics for freshman and sophomore honors students. Emphasis on critical discussion and preparation of papers. May be repeated once for credit.
- WEUR-W 301 Modern European Politics and Society (3 cr.) CASE S&H, CASE GCC (POLS Y335) The politics, economics, and social structures of West European countries. Examination of selected domestic and international issues, including the welfare states, the European community, and West–East European relations.
- WEUR-W 304 Model European Union (1-3 cr.) (POLS Y351) A course with two interrelated parts. The first involves an analysis of the decision-making powers of the European Union (EU). This analysis then leads to a formal simulation of the EU. This course may be repeated for credit, for a maximum of 3 credit hours.
- WEUR-W 325 European Issues Enhanced by European Language Discussion (1-3 cr.) P: Language proficiency in target language equivalent to completion of fourth semester, or consent of instructor. C: Host course specified each semester. Seminar taught in a European language in conjunction with a subject course on a topic related to Western Europe. Topic and language vary. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 3 credit hours.
- WEUR-W 401 Topics in European Intellectual History (3 cr.) CASE S&H A survey of modern European intellectual history from the French Revolution to the present. Open to advanced undergraduate and graduate students.
- WEUR-W 405 Special Topics in West European Studies (3 cr.) CASE S&H Selected ideas, trends, and problems in contemporary Western Europe from the perspective of social and behavioral sciences. Specific topics will be announced each semester. I Sem., II Sem. May be repeated for up to 12 credit hours with different topics.
- WEUR-W 406 Special Topics in West European Studies (3 cr.) CASE A&H Selected ideas, trends, and problems in contemporary Western Europe from the perspective of arts and humanities. Specific topics will be announced each semester. I Sem., II Sem., SS. May be repeated for up to 12 credit hours with different topics.
- WEUR-W 415 Individual Readings in West European Studies (1-3 cr.) P: Consent of instructor and chairperson. I Sem., II Sem., SS. May be repeated.
- WEUR-W 475 Capstone in West European Studies (3 cr.) P: For students who have completed at least 9 credit hours in coursework for the minor in West European Studies. Consolidates learning from previous courses. Sessions arranged to present papers for evaluation and criticism by fellow students.
- WEUR-W 496 Foreign Study of Western Europe (3-8 cr.) P: Consent of chairperson. Planning of research project during summer or semester preceding year or summer abroad. Time spent in research abroad must amount to at least one week for each credit hour granted. Research paper must be presented by end of semester following foreign study. I Sem., II Sem., SS. May only be taken once.
- WEUR-E 100 Beginning Modern Greek I (4 cr.) A rapid survey of fundamentals designed to acquaint the student with the oral and written language. Especially useful for those planning to study or travel in Greece and for those planning to read modern Greek literature. I Sem.
- WEUR-E 150 Beginning Modern Greek II (4 cr.) P: E100 or equivalent. Second semester of a rapid survey of fundamentals designed to acquaint the student with the oral and written language. Especially useful for those planning to study or travel in Greece and for those planning to read modern Greek literature. II Sem.
- WEUR-E 200 Intermediate Modern Greek I (3 cr.) P: E150 or equivalent. Completion of grammar and syntax not covered in E100-E150 and practice in reading selections from a number of modern writers. I Sem.
- WEUR-E 250 Intermediate Modern Greek II: An Introduction to Modern Greek Culture (3 cr.) P: E200 or equivalent. Continuation of first-semester E200 Second-Year Modern Greek. Students enrolling must have either taken E200 or placement exam. Course will build on language skills acquired during first semester. This will involve covering more advanced grammar and vocabulary, and developing writing skills. Emphasis placed on verbal expression.
- WEUR-E 300 Advanced Modern Greek I: Cultural Literacy and Current Events (3 cr.) P: E250 or equivalent. Assists advanced students in developing both their communicative competency in modern Greek and their awareness of Greek culture and society. The emphasis on popular culture begun in E250 continues and is augmented by an emphasis on current events.
- WEUR-E 350 Advanced Modern Greek II: Literature, History, and Cinema (3 cr.) CASE A&H, CASE GCC P: E300 or equivalent. Assists advanced students in developing both their communicative competency and their awareness of Greek culture and history. Focuses on improving language skills by engaging Greek history through literature and cinema.
- WEUR-E 406 Topics in Modern Greek Culture (3 cr.) CASE A&H Selected ideas, trends, and problems in modern Greek culture from the perspective of the arts and humanities. Specific topics will be announced each semester. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours.