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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Featured Course: European Politics

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European Politics

The best way to create change in the world is to know and better understand the world we live in. POLI 374: European Politics focuses on classical concepts, examining electoral systems, political parties, federalism, and the welfare state. The course also places a special emphasis on two particular and ongoing challenges: Europe’s economic problems, such as low growth and high […]

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Featured Course: First World War

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HIST 306: The First World War

Get your hands dirty and dive deep into American history with HIST 306: the First World War! Students will have the opportunity to explore the origins, nature, and impact of the World War I, with an emphasis on the military, diplomatic, social, scientific, and technological ramifications of the global conflict known as the Great War. This is a great opportunity to better […]

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Featured Course: Modernism

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ART 323: Modernism

Have you ever looked at a Salvador Dali painting and wondered how he came up with such extreme ideas? Or marveled at cubism, one of Pablo Picasso’s most influential visual art styles? If you can answer YES to these questions then this course is definitely for you! During ART 323, students will survey the development of modernism in the visual […]

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Featured Course: Dance Appreciation

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DANC 101: Dance Appreciation

What do ballet, the bachata, and ballroom dancing all have in common? Put your best foot forward this winter and earn Culture GEP credit with Dance Appreciation (DANC 101). Explore and compare the social and cultural genres of dance in present and past societies across the globe through their movements, practices, and purposes. Each student will have the opportunity to learn […]

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