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POLS 325 European Politics

Faculty: Gilbert
Content: This course addresses the many political challenges that face individual European countries and the European Union in the twenty-first century. To contextualize and understand these challenges, this course will first investigate Europe’s historical political development and then use a combination of in-depth case studies and comparative analyses to examine topics such as political parties, electoral systems, political participation, immigration, and post-communism. Throughout the course we will frequently compare the trajectory of Europe and individual European countries with the United States.
Prerequisites: POLS 102.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, fall and spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.