Students will take courses that focus on contemporary European culture. They also take courses in modern European history and in various disciplines. Extensive course work in requires in one of the following modern languages: French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish. All majors are required to complete a minimum of 6 units in an approved study abroad program in a European country.
European Studies Major
Preparation to the Major
European Studies (9 units) European Studies 101 and six units selected from History 105,106, German 150, Russian 110.
Major (36 units)
European Studies (12 units) European Studies 301, 501 and six units selected from any 400- or 500- level European Studies courses.
European Studies Electives (6 units) Select six units from the following:
National Culture Electives (6 units) Courses must be selected from an area other than courses selected for National Language and Culture and Culture Emphasis. Select 6 units from the following:
European Studies Minor
For a minor in European Studies students have to take a minimum of 15 units to include European Studies 101 and 301 and nine additional upper division units for European Studies courses or humanities 404. Students must also establish a proficiency level in a European language other than English by completing one of the courses that satisfies the graduation language requirement or demonstrate equivalent proficiency.