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

Students will enroll in the following:

  • Two Veritas courses
    • Veritas course Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits) required when minimum enrollment is met
    • International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits Pass/Fail)
  • Up to 15 credits at Charles University to maintain full-time student status
  • While there is no language pre-requisite for this program, all students must complete the two-week intensive Czech Language course for 45 total contact hours.

VERITAS COURSES

Participation in Veritas courses is required in order to enhance the Veritas experience.

 

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits)

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. Studies are 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.

 

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits Pass/Fail)

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)

 

COURSE OPTIONS AT CHARLES UNIVERSITY

  • syllabi available upon request.
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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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