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College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Credits required for the European Studies Minor: 18 credits, as follows:

1. Foreign language skills (3 hours)

Students will take one semester beyond the College general education, foreign language requirement (which is the completion of a fourth-semester course) in a modern western European language (Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Spanish, or Swedish).

2. Foundation course (3 hours)

All students will enroll in EURS 500: Seminar in European Studies.

3. One modern European history course (3 hours)

HIST 115: French Revolution to the Present: Europe 1789-Present

HIST 527: Recent European History, 1870 to the Present

4. Three of the following four options (total of 9 hours)

a. One approved European politics course

EURS 604
POLS 652
POLS 655

b. One approved European economics or business course

ECON 535
ECON 604
IBUS 305

c. One approved general European history or culture course.

Consult the list of courses to fulfill this option.

d. One approved national or regional European course

Consult the list of courses to fulfill this option.

Additional Regulations: Sharing courses between majors

No more than 9 credit hours may be shared between the 24-hour European Studies co-major and another major. No more than 12 credit hours may be shared between a 27-hour European Studies co-major and another major. Students completing three majors may share an additional three-hours between the European Studies co-major and this third major. Courses taken during a study abroad program in Europe may be used to fulfill co-major requirements. Students should consult with an advisor in European Studies about study abroad credit prior to their program departure.

Students should consult with Dr. Lorie A. Vanchena, Academic Director,, or Advising Specialist Laura Leonard,, to determine approved courses. No more than one course may be counted both in the minor and in another degree or minor program.

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