Year by Year Modules

Year 1

Students must follow an introductory module in each of the three disciplines: Philosophy, Politics and Economics, taking 4 credits in Fall Term, 4 credits in Winter Term, and 2 credits in Spring Term.

 

All courses mandatory.

Term

Course

Module

Credits

Fall Critical Reasoning Introduction to Philosophy

2
Fall Knowledge and Reality 
2
Winter Ethics
2
Winter Logic 2
Spring History of Philosophy: Plato and Aristotle 2
Fall Introduction to Comparative Politics: History, Topics, and Methods Introduction to Politics 2
Fall Introduction to Political Institutions  2
Winter Introduction to Comparative Methodology 2
Winter Political Concepts and Ideologies 2
Spring Introduction to Political Economy: Interests, Institutions, and Ideas  2
Fall Principles of Microeconomics Introduction to Economics 4
Winter Principles of Macroeconomics  4
Fall Introduction to Academic Writing  - 2

Fall Term Credit Total: 14
Winter Term Credit Total: 12
Spring Term Credit Total: 4
Year 1 Credit Total: 30

Year 2

Term

Course

Module

Credits

Fall Rationalism and Empiricism   Core topics in Philosophy

2
Fall Applied Ethics 

2
Winter Kant (Prerequisite: Rationalism and Empiricism)

2
Winter Philosophy of Mind 2
Fall Philosophy of Science 2
Fall Nations and Society Core topics in Politics 2
Fall World Politics: The Theory and History of International Order(s) 2
Winter Political Philosophy: 17th to 19th century  2
Winter Political Economy: Rational Choice and Collective Action 2
Spring Voting Behavior  2
Fall Mathematics for Economists  Core topics in Economics 3
Winter Introduction to Statistics (Prerequisite: Mathematics for Economists) 3
Spring Econometrics (Prerequisite: Mathematics for Economists) 4

Courses from any Core Topics Modules.

For any prerequisites, please see the course syllabi. Elective BA level courses from other programs at CEU

Optional Courses Module

Fall Term Credit Total: 24
Winter Term Credit Total: 24
Spring Term Credit Total: 12
Year 2 Credit Total: 60

Year 3

Term

Course

Module

Credits

Fall Philosophy of Language (Prerequisite: Logic) Advanced Topics Module - Philosophy 2
Fall Aesthetics  2
Fall Spinoza and Leibniz  2
Fall Human Nature 2
Fall Free Will  2
Fall Rationality in Action  2
Fall Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence 2
Fall Political Philosophy: Rawls and After 2
Winter 20th Century Continental Philosophy (Prerequisite: Kant) 2
Winter Objectivity and Truth 2
Winter Persuasion and Argument in Ancient Philosophy (Prerequisite: Plato and Aristotle) 2
Winter Nietzsche  2
Winter Philosophy of Religion  2
Winter Philosophy of Law 2
Winter Wittgenstein 2
Fall Political Regime Change  Advanced Topics Module - Politics 2
Fall Contemporary Challenges to Democratic Rule  2
Fall Central and Eastern Europe in the EU  2
Fall Advanced Issues in Political Party Research  2
Fall Politics in the Post-Soviet Space 2
Fall Varieties of Capitalism  2
Fall Contemporary International Political Economy  2
Fall Democracy, Autocracy and Economic Development  2
Winter Human Rights and Emerging Technologies  2
Winter The Morality of Immigration 2
Winter Theories of Justice 2
Winter Democratic Theory  2
Winter International Organizations  2
Winter Introduction to Public Policy: Institutions, Processes, Actors 2
Winter Law, Politics, and Public Policy 2
Winter Case Study Methods 2
Winter Modern Methods in Comparative Politics: Experiments  2
Winter Modern Methods in Comparative Politics: Qualitative Comparative Analysis  2
Winter Modern Methods in Comparative Politics: Field Research 2
Fall Data Analysis (Prerequisite: Mathematics for Economists) Advanced Topics Module - Economics 2
Fall Banking and Finance  2
Fall Game Theory (Prerequisite: Mathematics for Economists) 2
Fall Economic Development 2
Fall Health Economics 2
Winter Labor Economics  2
Winter Energy Economics 2
Winter International Trade 2
Winter Economic History  2
Winter International Finance  2
Winter History of Economic Thought 2
Winter Psychology and Economics 2

Courses from any of the Advanced Topics Modules or Core Topics Modules

For any prerequisites, please see the course syllabi.

Elective BA level courses from other programs at CEU.

Optional Courses Module 2
Winter Thesis Seminar Thesis Module 1
Winter Thesis Writing Workshop 1
Thesis Submission  6

Fall Term Credit Total: 12
Winter Term Credit Total: 12
Spring Term Credit Total: 6
Year 3 Credit Total: 30

Year 4

Term

Course

Module

Credits

  Any Courses from Advanced Topics Module - Philosophy Advanced Coursework - Philosophy
Winter Developing an independent Capstone Project related to the student’s major Capstone Project 8
Advanced Coursework - Philosophy
Fall Contemporary Metaethics  4
Fall Continental Philosophy  2
Fall Ethics  2
Fall Philosophy Around the World  2
Fall Philosophy of Mind  2
Fall Philosophy of Perception  2
Winter Spinoza and Leibniz  4
Winter The Divine Attributes  2
Winter The Ethos of Science: Objectivity, Disinterestedness and the Autonomy of Scientific Research 2
Winter Theory of Justice  4
Winter Understanding and Explanation  4
Any Courses from Advanced Topics Module - Politics Advanced Coursework – Politics
Fall Automated text Analysis in Political Science  2
Fall Constitutionalism and Democracy 4
Fall Cosmopolitanism and Global Justice  2
Fall Decentralization, Devolution, Federalism 2
Fall Experimental Political Science  2
Fall Hybrid Regimes in Modern Times: Between Democracy and Autocracy 4
Winter Killing  2
Winter Nationalism and Democracy 4
Winter Parties and Party Systems  2
Winter Politics and Society in Central and Eastern Europe  2
Winter Religion and Party Politics in the West 2
Winter Terrorism: A Comparative Politics Perspective 2
Winter Voting Behavior 4
Winter Welfare States in the Current Era: Origins, Issues, and Challenges 4
  Any Courses from Advanced Topics Module - Economics Advanced Coursework – Economics
Fall Antitrust and Industrial Policy Analysis 2
Fall Competition Policy  4
Fall Economic Policy and Global Business Strategy  2
Fall Energy Markets and Innovation Policies 2
Fall Energy Markets Lab 2
Winter EU Industrial Policy in a Global Economy  2
Winter Global Economy: Emergence and Global Issues 2
Winter International Economic Policy  3
Winter Microeconomics for Economic Policy 4
Winter Text Analysis with Python  2
Winter The Economics of Underdevelopment 

2

Winter Capstone Project Preparation Capstone Project 2
Spring Capstone Project Finalization Capstone Project 6

Fall Term Credit Total: 12
Winter Term Credit Total: 12
Spring Term Credit Total: 6
Year 4 Credit Total: 30