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European Studies, Institute for

Certificate in European Studies

Students must complete 24 credit hours of coursework, 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. In fulfilling these requirements, students must meet all other College requirements for certificates.

  1. Two Foundation Courses selected from Political Science, Geography, History and International Studies
    • EURO-W 301 or POLS-Y 335 West European Politics
    • EURO-W 405 or POLS-Y 350 Politics of the European Union
    • EURO-W 405 or GEOG-G 428 Geography of Europe
    • EURO-W 405 or HIST-B 303 Issues in Modern European History
  2. Two courses (such as EURO-W 405 and EURO-W406) with a regional focus on the same subregion of Europe
  3. Three elective courses in European Studies
  4. Completion of a capstone project (such as EURO-W475) directed by faculty
  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.