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Harlow Courses

A recommended course sequencing for Political Science students interested in a Harlow semester is as follows.

St. John's (pre-Harlow)

  • Begin with 1000 Introduction to Politics and Government
  • Take 2300 Introduction to Comparative Politics and Government
  • Take 2990 Europe in the Twentieth Century
  • If available, take 3300 European Politics and/or 3305 Irish Politics

At Harlow

  • Take courses from among 3980-3999 Special Topics in European Politics

St. John's (post-Harlow)

  • If available, take 3300 European Politics and/or 3305 Irish Politics
  • If available, take 4250 The European Union

2990 Europe in the Twentieth Century (pre-Harlow): A social, economic and political history of Europe from World War I to the present. It examines the shift from war and depression to peace and prosperity. Examining the rise and demise of fascism and communism, postwar reconstruction, and Europe's changing position in the world, this course explores the interplay between domestic and international politics and Europe's position in the international order. Recommended for Political Science students considering a Harlow semester, exchange programs in Europe, or further courses in European politics. Same as European Studies 2000 and History 2350.

3980-3999 Special Topics in European Politics (Harlow): Offered only at the Harlow (England) campus and explore selected facets of the politics of contemporary Europe. Typical themes include the European Union and its member-states, asylum and immigration, social and economic policy, foreign policy and the position of Europe in the international system. For further information about the Harlow semester consult the Department or the Faculty of Arts.

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