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Course Descriptions

SEES 2380 Introduction to Slavic and East European Studies I (Cross-listed as HIS 2380)
Basic introduction to the peoples, history, and cultures of the countries covered by Slavic and East European Studies, including the post-Communist states of Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Republics, and the former Federated Yugoslavia up to the mid-1700's.

SEES 2381 Introduction to Slavic and East European Studies (Cross-listed as HIS 2381)
Major events and factors -- e.g., political, economic, and social -- leading to upheaval and change in the area countries from the mid-1760's to the present, with attention to the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, Stalinism, the creation of the Soviet Empire, the collapse of communism in Central and Eastern Europe, and the transition of post-communist states.

SEES 2V70 Independent Study 1 to 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Consent of director.
Supervised individual research in Slavic Studies consultation with a professor. Examination and term paper. With content changed, course may be repeated once for credit.

SEES 3V70 Advanced Independent Study 1 to 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Consent of director.
Independent research in Slavic Studies in consultation with a professor. Examination and term paper. With content changed, course may be repeated once for credit.

SEES 4363 Traditional Music and Culture in Europe (Cross-listed as MUS 4363)
See MUS 4363 for course information.

SEES 4379 The Cold War (Cross-listed as AMS 4352 and HIS 4379)
Prerequisite(s): Nine semester hours of history or consent of instructor.
History of global conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1991 including cultural, social, economic, political, and religious aspects.

SEES 4V90 Independent Readings
Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor and graduate director of student's home department; upper-level standing.
This course is designed for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Directed readings on a topic selected by the student in consultation with the graduate director of the student's home department and the director of SEES. Maximum of 6 credit hours.