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The European Union

Subject code


Course Number




A. Grahame

Course Long Title

The European Union

Cross Listed Courses


This course investigates the politics of European integration and disintegration, with a specific focus on the European Union. Students examine the origins and development of the European Union and its future prospects. Will Europe grow closer together or further apart? What are the trade-offs between "social" and "market" models of integration? What are the impacts of enlargement? What is the future of the Eurozone? Does the E.U. promote regional nationalism, e.g., in Scotland and Catalonia? Why did Britain decide to "leave" the E.U.?

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(PLTC: Institutional Politics), (PLTC: Political Economy)

INDS Program Relationship

IDEU - EUS Program

Class Restriction

Exclude First Years

Offering Frequency

One-time offering