Spring 1 2020: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics

Courses

Course list Spring 1 2020: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics

Spring 1 2020: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics (January 31, 2020 - May 16, 2020)
Catalog Code: VPGS1120

Veritas Courses

Students have the option to enroll in the 1-3 credit Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum and/or the 3 credit Veritas course. If studentas choose to enroll in either or both courses they will pay the following fee for an additional transcript from California Baptist University. 

Additional California Baptist Transcript Fee = $300

NOTE: Fee is per term not per course.
Both Veritas courses are optional.

 

International Mission/Service-Learning Practicum (1-3 Credits)

ALL Veritas Students have the opportunity to earn 1-3 college credits for the International Missions/Service-learning Practicum (IMSP).  Students that choose to receive credit will receive a transcript from California Baptist University and pay Veritas the transcript fee listed above.

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here).

 

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits)

Depending on enrollment, students will have the option to take a 3 credit course ONLY available to Veritas students.  ONLY available for semester programs.

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures; especially when it relates to a cross-cultural ministry perspective. Study is also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm.

 

Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate & Badge Program 

The ISA-Veritas Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate has been designed to recognize the activities and achievements you complete on your program while encouraging professional and spiritual development. All students have the opportunity toearn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the Leadership, Cultural Explorer and Storyteller badges. This is an alternative credit and does not come on the California Baptist Transcript mentioned above. 

*There is no additional charge for the Certificate & Badge Program and is automatically included in every Veritas program. 

 

COURSE OPTIONS AT CHARLES UNIVERSITY

Contact Hours

180 - 225

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

12 - 15

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

18 - 22

  • Course Availability 
    - Course availability is based on enrollment numbers. You should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event that your initial course choices are closed due to low enrollment
    - Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change. 
     
  • Course Selection 
    - You are required to take the 2-week Beginning Czech Intensive Language Course.  
    - In addition to the Beginning Czech Intensive Language Course, you can choose 3-4 semester-long courses from the list below. 
     
  • Alternate Courses 
    - You are required to select alternate courses in the event of top course choices conflicting on the timetable, course cancellations, or registration issues. 
    - You should get your alternate courses pre-approved by your academic advisor. 
     
  • Course Credit 
    - ISA recommends 12-15 U.S. semester credits (3 U.S. semester credits per class) be awarded for your program. However, transfer credits earned will be decided entirely by your home university. It is important to be in touch with your university about course approvals and transfer credit pre-departure. 
    - According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, you must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by your home university. 
     
  • Course Level Recommendations 
    - ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed below. These ISA recommendations are intended to help with the determination of course equivalencies at U.S. home institutions. 
     
  • Transcript Information 
    - The transcript from Charles University will reflect contact hours, U.S. grade equivalency recommendations, and U.S. semester credit recommendations. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program
 
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True Beginning
Courses:

Czech Language

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: True Beginning
Lower Division
Intensive Czech Language
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Beginning
Courses:

Czech Language

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Beginning Czech Language
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High Beginning
Courses:

Czech Language

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Beginning
Lower Division
High Beginning Czech Language
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Intermediate
Courses:

Czech Language

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Intermediate
Lower Division
Intermediate Czech Language
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High Intermediate
Courses:

Czech Language

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Intermediate
Lower Division
High Intermediate Czech Language
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Advanced
Courses:

Czech Language

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Advanced
Upper Division
Advanced Czech Language
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High Advanced
Courses:

Czech Language

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: High Advanced
Upper Division
High Advanced Czech Language
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Taught In English
Courses:

Liberal Arts

Courses:
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Architecture and Design in Prague
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Art and Architecture of Prague: The City Throughout Centuries
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Business Practices in Central and Eastern Europe
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Capitalism vs Communism: Social Democracy
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Communism & Religion: From Hatred to Terror
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary Politics in Central Europe
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Czech Film History
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Czech Literature Between Metamorphosis and Immortality
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Enlargement of the EU - Economic Issues
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Gender Issues within the European Context: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
History of Advertising
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
History of Jewish Communities in Central Europe
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
History of the Czech Region and Contemporary Central Europe
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Magic and Myth in Czech Life and Literature
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Nationalism in Central Europe
45 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
World War II and the New Europe

Course Disclaimer

There may be an additional charge for academic year students to enroll in a 5th course during the spring semester.

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Spring 2 2020: University of Economics Prague - International Business & Economics

Courses

Course list Spring 2 2020: University of Economics Prague - International Business & Economics

Spring 2 2020: University of Economics Prague - International Business & Economics (February 7, 2020 - May 15, 2020)
Catalog Code: VPGS1220

 

Veritas Courses

Students have the option to enroll in the 1-3 credit Veritas International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum and/or the 3 credit Veritas course. If studentas choose to enroll in either or both courses they will pay the following fee for an additional transcript from California Baptist University. 

Additional California Baptist Transcript Fee = $300

NOTE: Fee is per term not per course.
Both Veritas courses are optional.

 

International Mission/Service-Learning Practicum (1-3 Credits)

ALL Veritas Students have the opportunity to earn 1-3 college credits for the International Missions/Service-learning Practicum (IMSP).  Students that choose to receive credit will receive a transcript from California Baptist University and pay Veritas the transcript fee listed above.

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here).

 

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits)

Depending on enrollment, students will have the option to take a 3 credit course ONLY available to Veritas students.  ONLY available for semester programs.

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures; especially when it relates to a cross-cultural ministry perspective. Study is also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm.

 

Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate & Badge Program 

The ISA-Veritas Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate has been designed to recognize the activities and achievements you complete on your program while encouraging professional and spiritual development. All students have the opportunity toearn the Cross-Cultural Engagement Certificate upon completion of the Leadership, Cultural Explorer and Storyteller badges. This is an alternative credit and does not come on the California Baptist Transcript mentioned above. 

*There is no additional charge for the Certificate & Badge Program and is automatically included in every Veritas program. 

 

COURSE OPTIONS AT UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS

Contact Hours

184 - 230

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

12 - 15

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

18 - 22

  • Course Availability 
    - Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change. 

  • Course Selection 
    - You are required to take a semester-long Beginning Czech Language course.  
    - In addition to the Beginning Czech Intensive Language Course, you can choose 3-4 semester-long courses from the list below. 
    - Students may only choose one of the following two courses due to the similarity in course content: International Management and International Strategy 
    - Students may only choose one of the following two courses due to the similarity in course content: Product Brand Marketing and International Marketing Communications 

  • Alternate Courses 
    - You are required to select alternate courses in the event of top course choices conflicting on the timetable, course cancellations, or registration issues. 
    - You should get your alternate courses pre-approved by your academic advisor. 

  • Course Credit 
    - ISA recommends 12-15 U.S. semester credits (3 U.S. semester credits per class) be awarded for your program. However, transfer credits earned will be decided entirely by your home university. It is important to be in touch with your university about course approvals and transfer credit pre-departure. 
    - According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, you must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by your home university. 

  • Course Level Recommendations 
    - ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed below. These ISA recommendations are intended to help with the determination of course equivalencies at U.S. home institutions. 

  • Transcript Information 
    - The transcript from the University of Economics, Prague will reflect U.S. grade equivalency recommendations and U.S. semester credit recommendations. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program. 

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Beginning
Courses:

Czech Language

Courses:
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Beginning
Lower Division
Elementary Czech [CEP001]
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Taught In English
Courses:

International Business & Economics

Courses:
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cultural History of the Czech Lands [IP_327]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing [IP_315]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
European Security and International Institutions [IP_308]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Business and International Trade [IP_331]
46 ECTS Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Globalization and World Politics [IP_317]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Finance [IP_335]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Management [IP_314]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Marketing Communications [IP_340]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Relations [IP_334]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Strategy [IP_312]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Marketing in Central and Eastern Europe [IP_323]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Product Brand Marketing [IP_310]
46 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology and Sociology in Organization [IP_309]

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Courses are weighted according to the ECTS system. Each course is 46 contact hours, worth 7 ECTS credits. Per the University of Economics, Prague (UEP), 7 ECTS credits represent 3 U.S. semester credits.Transcripts are issued in U.S. semester credit hours.

VPGS1220