Discover the World: Europe Course
Courses offered on the DTW: Europe program cater directly to the
St. John's Core Curriculum. For more information on which courses
apply to your college and major we recommend meeting with your Dean
or Academic Advisor. For information on course equivalences,
For students who are interested in the Pharmacy programs, please
visit the links below for a list of course offerings for those
General DTW: Europe Course
ART 1775 - Art and Architecture in
An overview of painting, sculpture, and architecture in rural
France and the city of Paris from Roman Gaul through the 19th
Century. 3 credits.
ECO 1320 - Economics of Poverty and Income
An examination of the everyday life of poverty stricken
individuals. Critical analysis of the development of economic
policy, economic trends and the conditions that would
have to be changed if poverty is to be ended. 3 credits.
FRE 1010 - French Level I
This course aims to develop basic communication skills in French.
Through a progressive use of the four skills: listening,
speaking, reading and writing, students develop oral and written
proficiency at a limited level within the context of French
culture. 3 credits.
PHI 3000C - Metaphysics
Prerequisite: PHI 1000C or permission of the instructor. An
examination of the central epistemological and metaphysical issues
of modern philosophy. 3 credits.
THE 2810 - Religions of the World
A critical introduction to the study of world religions.
Explore the beliefs, rituals and ethical ideals of representative
religious manifestations of the past and present. Characteristic
traits and patterns in tribal, imperial, naturalistic, mystical and
national religions. 3 credits.
ART 1795 - The City of
A study of the city of Rome through its art, historical periods,
literary and cultural movements and physical structure. 3
ITA 1010 - Italian Level I
This course aims to develop basic communication skills in Italian
through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students
develop oral and written proficiency at a limited level within the
context of Italian culture. 3 credits.
THE 3305 - Moral Theology of the
An exploration and analysis of moral decision-making as it applies
to the world of business. 3 credits.
IB 3341 - International Business
Examines the strategy of global operations and examines several
basic approaches to coordinating operations located in different
countries. The challenges which confront these managers are
identified, as are the opportunities and tradeoffs which must be
considered in addressing those challenges. 3 credits.
LAC 1000C - Language and Culture of
This course focuses on the study of the historical and social
development of the Spanish culture and civilization. This course
will also offer a brief approach to the linguistic situation and
language policy in Spain and in the world.” 3 credits.
*Equivalent Courses: FRE 1000, ITA 1000, SPA 1000, LIN 1000, MFL
1000, CSD 1155, RCT 1155, SPE 1155, HON 2800 (If you have taken any
of the above, you cannot take LAC 1000)
SPA 2030 - Spanish Level III
Prerequisite: SPA 1020 or permission from the chair.
This course reviews the basic skills learned in Spanish I and II
and continues building oral and written proficiency with more
intensive reading and conversation within the context of Spanish
culture. 3 credits.
SPA 2040- Intermediate Spanish
Prerequisite: SPA 2030 or permission from the
This course reviews the basic skills learned in Spanish I, II and
III and continues buidling oral proficiency with more intensive
conversation within the context of Hispanic culture. 3
PHI 2200C - Ethics
Prerequisite: PHI 1000C. Human happiness and the essential means of
achieving it; universal and objective morality vs. relativism and
subjectivism; principles used in formulating a rational moral
judgment; the functions of law and the conscience; prudence and the
moral virtues as the heart of the moral life. 3 credits.
THE 2500 - History of the Church
A survey of church doctrines and institutions, critical moments in
church history and interpretive resources useful for understanding
them. 3 credits.
Integrative Seminar Courses
GOV 3992 - DTW Integrative Seminar: Politics
of the European Union in Paris, Rome and Seville
This course aims to integrate the field experiences of the DTW
students through a unifying theme, the European Union. The course
gives students basic abstract tools for understanding regional
integration and its impact on member states, their populations and
their economies. It also offers them the possibility of taking
advantage of resources available in the three cities
(organizations, sites, think-tanks) to enhance their understanding
of issues and challenges pertaining to international cooperation in
general and to the EU relations with France, Italy and Spain in
particular. 3 credits.
ART 1745 -DTW Integrative Seminar on the
European Union: Arts, Architecture & Culture in Spain, France
The goal of this course is to introduce students to the history and
organization of the European Union and to its initiatives in the
areas of arts and culture. In addition to surveying European Union
Policy and Program Initiatives and European Union projects to
promote “"European Identity,”" the course examines case studies of
European Union initiatives in art, culture and tourism in each DTW
country/city. These European Union initiatives and impacts are
compared with more significant national initiatives in the area of
arts, architecture, and museum-building in each country/city to
explore questions of internationalism, nationalism and global
identity. 3 credits.
*In addition, students are also able to take Online Learning
courses while they are abroad. Please check with your dean or
academic advisor for more information.