Spring 1 2022: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics

Courses

Course list Spring 1 2022: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics

Spring 1 2022: Charles University - History, Culture & Politics (Late January, 2022 - Mid May, 2022)
Catalog Code: VPGS1122

Eligibility

Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

 

ISA Veritas Courses

All ISA Veritas semester students will take their traditional courses at the ISA host institution in addition to one 3-credit ISA Veritas course. Students will choose one of the two courses below. The courses will include students from across all ISA Veritas locations. The Comparative Religions course will be online, and the International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum will be online/on-site. 
 
Comparative Religions (HUM 353)
This course is an introduction to the major religious traditions of the world—particularly Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—and indigenous, new, and secular religions. The historical development, key figures, as well as major doctrines and practices are explored.
 
International Missions/Service-Learning Practicum (HUM 490)
This course provides upper division service-learning credit for international missions projects, an extended missions experience designed to acquaint students with the implementation of missions principles in an international context through ISA Veritas Christian Study Abroad programs.

 

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 a 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
Beginning 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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