EURO European Union

EURO   3234   Introduction to the European Union

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course will introduce students to the history, institutions, policies, and cultures of the European Union and its member states.

Cross Listing(s): EURO   3234S.

EURO   3234S   Intro to European Union

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course will introduce students to the history, institutions, policies, and cultures of the European Union and its member states.

Cross Listing(s): EURO   3234.

EURO   4090   Selected Topics in the International Studies

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Selected Topics in International Studies.

Cross Listing(s): INTS   4090.

EURO   4130   European Law and Legal Systems

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course focuses on the legal institutions that constitute the European Union, and the legal processes of those institutions. The course begins with a brief overview of the European Union, including the historical antecedents that preceded the present day entity of the EU.

Prerequisite(s): POLS   1101.

EURO   4160   Federalism and Multilevel Governance in the EU

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of multilevel governance in the European Union and the United States, comparing American federalism to the EU's less centralized, more confederal system. The origins and development of each system are examined, as are the complex relationships between the different levels of government in each.

EURO   4230   Doing Business in the European Union and United States

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is intended for non-business majors. For this reason, an introduction to economics is included. The course compares the general legal rules and cultural environment of running a business in the European Union and the United States. Topics include government regulations, labor relations, cultural values, consumer behavior, mergers, and marketing.

Prerequisite(s): EURO   3234.

EURO   4260   European Monetary Union

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of the history and evolution of the European Economic and Monetary Union and its impact on the United States and global economy.

EURO   4330   Science and Technology Policy

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The purpose of this course is to introduce the Science and Technology Policy of the European Union (EU). This is an introductory course about the history, goals, and issues of the EU related to science, industry, and technology.

Prerequisite(s): EURO   3234.

EURO   4430   EU Environmental Policy

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of critical issues in EU environmental policy, including key environmental problems, the challenges of making and implementing environmental policy in the EU's multilevel governance system, and future prospects for EU environmental regulation.

EURO   4530   European Social Policy

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of social policy in Europe and of current social policy arrangements in Europe and the EU.

EURO   4630   EU Communications and Media

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A comparison of communications and media in the EU with the United States. The course examines media law, policies, and practices in voice telephony, the Internet, and social media.

EURO   4730   EU Foreign Policy

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of the foreign policy of the EU. Examines how EU foreign policy is made, the intersection of national and EU foreign policies, and EU policies regarding key issues in countries and areas of the world.

EURO   4760   US-EU Relations

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An examination of relations between the United States and the European Union, including US-EU cooperation on global issues and the future of Transatlantic relations in a changing world.

EURO   4830   EU Studies Capstone Course

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A capstone course for students in the EU Studies Certificate Program. The course explores various topics in a way that allows students to synthesize their knowledge of the EU.