Courses of Study
During the four-week period, students will take two lecture/tutorial courses concerning
the British political and international economic policy. Business students enroll
in ECON 466 and ECON 467, non-business students can enroll in ECON 466 and either
ECON 467 or ENGL/THEA 386. Students will enroll in two courses totaling 6 hours
of UNL credit. Students who enroll in both ECON courses may be eligible for an ECON
minor, see your academic advisor for more information.
ECON 466 - Political Economy of Britain Since 1945: Traces the
development of economic policy in Britain since World War II. Special emphasis is
placed on the Thatcher era, Britain and Europe, and the post-Thatcher economy.
ECON 467 - International Economics: Covers the British approach
to business and economics, including nationalism/privatization, legislation in the
United Kingdom, international trade, and business.
ENGL/THEA 386 - Shakespeare’s Dramatic Arts: Concentrates on Shakespeare
and the well-known literature of England since the Middle Ages. Field trips and
cultural excursions will supplement the course lectures and tutorials.
Final exams are scheduled for the last week of the program. Students prepare for
exams through study groups and additional individual readings. Grades for Economics
466 and 467 are based on final exam scores.