European Studies

​This 18 credit hour certificate is designed for undergraduate students who desire to gain greater competency in their understanding of the peoples, cultures, and history of Europe, along with increased knowledge of European and contemporary issues, political affairs, and international relations.
18 hours chosen from the following:

Required Courses (6 hours)

Select HST 356 and one PSC course:
HST 356 Europe since 1945 3(3-0)
PSC 341 Comparative Politics:  Eastern Europe 3(3-0)
PSC 347 Comparative Politics:  Western Europe 3(3-0)

Electives (12 hours)

Select from the following:
ANT 348 Stone-Age Europe: Peoples and Cultures of the Distant Past 3(3-0)
ENG 262 Masterpieces of European Literature 3(3-0)
ENG 330 Mythological Backgrounds of Western Literature 3(3-0)
ENG 561 European Romanticism 3(3-0)
FRN 321 France Today 3(3-0)
GER 341 German Cultural History I 3(3-0)
GER 342 German Cultural History II 3(3-0)
GER 347 German Cultural History III 3(3-0)
HST 280 Nazi Germany and the Holocaust 3(3-0)
HST 347 The French Revolution and Napoleonic Period 3(3-0)
HST 542 The Enlightenment in Europe 3(3-0)
HST 558 Europe, 1914-1945 3(3-0)
PHL 302 History of Philosophy: Modern Period 3(3-0)
PSC 375 Socialism, Fascism, and Liberalism 3(3-0)
PSC 515 Comparative Public Policy 3(3-0)
REL 313 Christianity 3(3-0)
ANT/SOC 506 Comparative Cultural Systems 3(3-0)
SPN 376 Culture and Civilization of Spain 3(3-0)

Students pursuing this certificate may also complete 3 hours of independent readings or research in an appropriate discipline as an elective option with the approval of the advisor.

Courses selected for the certificate program must include a minimum of 9 hours at the 300-599 level.

Total 18 semester hours

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