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Modern European Studies


College: College of Liberal Arts

Department: History


The minor in Modern European Studies is open to students with any kind of academic background who wish to better understand European societies from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. After gaining a solid knowledge of European history, students can branch out in many directions: they can further explore historical processes, delve into economic problems, investigate social relations, or examine Europe's cultural achievements and conflicts, among other possibilities.

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 18 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.25 or a grade of at least a “C” for each course.

Coursework Overview

Sem. Hrs.
   GEOG 3713, Geography of Europe and the Former USSR Lands
   POSC 3223, European Political Systems
Select three of the following:
   HIST 3253, Modern Europe, 1750-1870
   HIST 3273, Age of Crisis: Europe, 1870 To Present
   HIST 3283, Society and Thought in Europe
   HIST 4123, Soviet Russia
   HIST 4223, History of Great Britain 1688-1982
Select one of the following:
   ENG 3263, British Literature since 1800
   ENG 4283, Modern British Literature
   FR 3613, French Civilization
   GER 3173, German Civilization
   PHIL 3223, History of Modern Philosophy
Total Required Hours:

Please consult with your advisor if you plan on pursuing a minor in Modern European Studies.