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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
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MDL 3050 - Cultural Crossroads: France, Germany, Spain

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): ENG 1020

Description: This course gives students the cultural background necessary to understand and appreciate those spiritual and intellectual developments that have given today’s three European nations (representing our language disciplines) their characteristics. Main topics include the Indo- European language family, the cultural and technological development of Germanic- and Romance-speaking countries, the causes for the rise and fall of these countries throughout the 2000 years under consideration, the role of women in politics and the arts, the development of differing social etiquette, reasons for mass emigrations, and contributions of immigrants to their new countries, and the effect that the European Union has on the educational social welfare of its member nations.

Note: Students can get credit for only one prefix.

Cross Listed Course(s): FRE 3050, GER 3050, HON 3050, SPA 3050

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