Requirements for the Minor (21 semester hours)

European Language*
One or two courses in the same language:
FRE-200, 201 French III, IV*  
GER-200, 201 German III, IV*  
ITA-200, 201 Italian III, IV  
RUS-200, 201 Russian III, IV*  
SPA-200, 201 Spanish III, IV*  
Gateway Course
EUR-250 Introduction to European Studies 3
Area-specific Courses**
Four or five courses from at least three categories:
ART-209 Art of the Baroque  
ART-303 19th-Century Art  
DAN-105 Survey of Dance History  
DAN-350 History of Ballet, Modern and Jazz Dance  
ENG-484 Seminar in Cinema Studies  
MUS-207 Masterworks in Music  
MUS-209 Great Composers  
MUS-300 Beethoven and the Romantic Age  
MUS-303 Music Literature: Baroque Era  
MUS-312 The Arts Abroad  
MUS-495 Selected Topics in Music: The Beatles  
THE-312 The Arts Abroad  
HIS-214 Europe to 1715  
HIS-215 Europe since 1715  
HIS-265 Britain to 1688  
HIS-266 Modern Britain  
HIS-268 History of Ireland  
HIS-269 Women in Europe from Antiquity to the French Revolution  
HIS-273 Imperial Russia  
HIS-274 Modern Russia  
HIS-275 Italy from the Middle Ages to the Present  
HIS-313 Modern European Intellectual History  
HIS-314 History of Socialism  
HIS-316 History of Ancient Rome  
HIS-320 The History of Christianity  
HIS-325 Church and Society in Medieval Europe  
HIS-331 Renaissance and Reformation  
HIS-350 20th-Century Europe  
Philosophy and Social Science
ECO-315 Comparative Economic Systems  
ECO-365 The Post-Soviet Economy and U.S. Business  
IND-210 Global Encounters: A Cultural Experience by Travel in Europe  
IND-401 Seminar in Russian Area Studies  
INT-314 Study Abroad  
PHL-226 The Limits of Reason: 19th-Century Continental Philosophy  
PHL-250 Political Philosophy  
PHL-305 Philosophy of Religion  
PHL-310 Problems in 20th-Century Philosophy  
PHL-315 Existentialism  
PHL-402 Nietzsche and Nihilism  
PHL-404 The Philosophy of Wittgenstein  
PHL-406 The Philosophy of David Hume  
POL-225 Nationalism in World Politics  
POL-239 Political Thinkers and Political Thought  
POL-255 European Politics  
POL-340 Modern Democracy and Its Critics  
POL-342 Freedom and Authority  
SOC-225 Population Study  
SOC-271 Europe  
SOC-308 Cities and Suburbs  
SOC-309 Peasant Society  
SOC-311 Social and Cultural Change  
SOC-314 Social Theory  
SOC-315 Issues in Modern Social Theory  
SOC-340 Power and Politics  
SOC-350 Social Policy  
Literature, Film and Culture
ENG-217 Introduction to Shakespeare  
ENG-250 Literary History I  
ENG-251 Literary History II  
ENG-331 Medieval Literature  
ENG-333 16th-Century Literature  
ENG-335 17th-Century Literature  
ENG-340 Restoration and 18th-Century Literature  
ENG-345 Romantic Literature, 1780-1830  
ENG-346 Victorian Literature, 1830-1900  
ENG-347 20th-Century British Literature  
ENG-348 Contemporary British Literature  
ENG-411 History of the English Language  
ENG-425 Seminar in Shakespeare  
ENG-435 Seminar in Milton  
FRE-311 French Culture  
FRE-422 Cultural Expression in French Film and Television  
FRE-425 The Portrait of the Hero in French Fiction  
FRE-430 Mask and Reality in French Theater  
GER-300 Composition and Conversation  
GER-301 German for Business  
GER-305 Introduction to German Literature  
GER-307 German Literature and Film  
GER-310 German Culture  
GER-425 Self and Society in German Short Fiction  
GER-430 Modern German Drama  
LIT-310 Russian Literature from 988 to 1850  
LIT-311 Russian Literature from 1850 to 1917  
LIT-312 20th-Century Russian Literature  
LIT-315 Tolstoy  
LIT-317 Dostoevsky  
LIT-330 Russian Culture  
SPA-305 Cervantes  
SPA-310 Spanish Culture and Civilization  
SPA-320 Introduction to Spanish Literature  
SPA-325 Introduction to Latin-American/Latino Literature  
SPA-403 Medieval Literature  
SPA-412 Hispanic Theater and Film  
SPA-413 The Hispanic Short Story: Transatlantic Connections  
SPA-415 The Spanish Renaissance  
SPA-416 The Spanish Golden Age  

** Students who place out of foreign language 200 must take foreign language 201 and one additional foreign language course at the 300 or 400 level. Students who place out of foreign language 200 and foreign language 201 must complete one foreign language course at the 300 or 400 level.

** Foreign language majors and minors may only take one area-specific course from their major or minor program.

Student Abroad or domestic experience within a European linguistic context or business environment—study, service-learning or internships—may meet some of the requirements upon consultation with the student’s advisor. Students must take at least one course in the European Area Studies Minor upon completion of Study Abroad or a domestic experience as described above.

Independent Research and Study courses and Baccalaureate Honors courses may be substituted in consultation with the Area Studies Program director.