Departments & Programs

European Studies, Institute for

Certificate in European Studies

Required Courses

Students must complete 24 credit hours of course work, including at least 9 credit hours at the 300–400 level and a minimum of 15 credit hours of courses within the College of Arts and Sciences.

  1. Two Foundation Courses selected from Political Science, Geography, History and International Studies (6 cr.)
    • EURO-W 301 or POLS-Y 335 West European Politics (3 cr.)
    • EURO-W 405 or POLS-Y 350 Politics of the European Union (3 cr.)
    • EURO-W 405 or GEOG-G 428 Geography of Europe (3 cr.)
    • EURO-W 405 or HIST-B 303 Issues in Modern European History (3 cr.)
  2. Two courses (such as EURO-W 405 and EURO-W406) with a regional focus on the same subregion of Europe (6 cr.)
  3. Three elective courses in European Studies (9 cr.)
  4. Completion of a capstone project (such as EURO-W475) directed by faculty (3 cr.)
  5. Language Requirement: four semesters or equivalent proficiency in an approved European language, chosen either from a department-provided list or with the approval of the Director of the Institute for European Studies.

Note: Students may use a maximum of two 3 credit classes (6 cr.) from the certificate toward completion of requirements for any related major.