MUDEC Honors

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*This is a preliminary list. Some programs may not be offered.

Summer 2023

MUDEC Honors-Passport to Marketing

Rocky coast, hillside buildings, and blue sea in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Honors students will observe and compare local consumer practices by traveling to a long-established member of the European Union (Luxembourg) and a more recent entrant (Croatia).


MKT 490H (3)

Winter 2023-24

MUDEC Honors-Servant Leadership in a Crisis: Humanitarian Aid in Luxembourg and Switzerland

panoramic night view of Geneva and Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Students will examine humanitarian organizations, with special attention given to the role and impact of healthcare workers. Course activities will include visits to local and international headquarters in Luxembourg and Geneva, Switzerland.


NSG 399H (3)

Summer 2024

MUDEC Honors-Existentialist Philosophy in Luxembourg and Paris

view of the adolphe bridge and surrounding area in Luxembourg city

The program will introduce students to the European philosophical movement known as Existentialism through a variety of textual and artistic media. The program study tour will travel to Paris, where Existentialism originated.


TBD (6)

Past Programs

Winter 2022-23

MUDEC Honors-Borders and Bridges: An Honors Exploration of the New Europe

evening view of square in city center, Antwerp, Belgium

When the Maastricht Treaty came into force in 1993, it promised a "borderless" future. In this 30th-anniversary year, explore a part of Europe that has been most affected by, and has most redefined itself in terms of, this "New Europe" or metaphorical bridges.


HST 199H (3)

Summer 2022

MUDEC Honors: The Dutch Golden Age: How One Century Birthed Modern Capitalism

Street of architecturally interesting buildings in Delft, Netherlands

Investigate the political conditions and institutions needed for economic development through the lens of the Dutch Republic during its Golden Age that roughly coincided with the 17th century. The class will culminate in a trip to the Netherlands.


ECO 199H (3)

MUDEC Honors: Media & Identity in Europe

panoramic view at central berlin while sunset

Explore the historic ways media have depicted minorities in Europe, how those depictions have helped perpetuate stereotype and misunderstanding, and also examine the ways media producers attempt to reshape hegemonic understandings of European identity.


JRN 310H (3)
MAC212 (3)

Prerequisite courses of MJF 105 or MAC 143 will be waived for students on this program.

Learn More: Media and Identity in Europe