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Modern European Studies

Modern European Studies is an undergraduate interdisciplinary program administered by the Modern European Studies Steering Committee.

For courses offered in a particular year, please visit the Program, or contact the Chair, Bozena Karwowska.

First and Second Years

One of HIST 220 (6), or Arts One, or CENS 201 (3) and 202 (3).

Third and Fourth Years

6 credits from the following: HIST 369 (3), HIST 370 (3), and CENS 404 (3). Students take at least 30 credits, including at least one of HIST 367 (3), HIST 368 (3), or CENS 404 (3), or another course in European history as designated for a particular year by the Program Chair.

At least 6 credits from each of Lists A (History), B (Social Sciences), and C (Literature and Culture) and the remainder from any of the lists are also required (see below).

Language Requirement

Students are required to take 12 credits of a European language other than English, in addition to the Faculty of Arts language requirement. The language can be the one used to satisfy the Faculty of Arts language requirement carried to a higher level (with literature courses in that language counting as equivalent), or it can be another language. RMST 478 is also acceptable.

Students may not take more than 72 credits in courses at the 100 and 200 level. Students are advised to check course listings for prerequisites.

List A

HIST 315 (3), 317 (3), 319 (3), 344 (3), 348 (6), 350 (6), 351 (6), 354 (6), 434 (6), 436 (6), 439 (3), 441 (3)

List B

ECON 312 (3), 313 (3), 319 (3), 334 (3), 387 (3); GEOG 391 (3), 493 (3); PHIL 314 (3/4), 414 (3/6), 416 (3/6), 431 (3/4); POLI 326 (3), 327 (3), 341 (3/6), 343 (3), 346 (3); RELG 315; SOCI 302 (3/6), 350 (6), 461 (3/6)

List C

All courses in European literature since the Renaissance, including those in translation, and the following courses: ARTH 335 (3), 337 (3), 339 (3), 340 (3), 347 (3); CENS 404, FREN 334 (3/6); GERM 402 (3), 403 (3/6); ITST 230 (3/6), 432 (3/6); MUSC 354 (3), 430 (3/6), 450 (3/6), 455 (3); POLS 424, RUSS 306 (6), 410 (3/6); SCAN 411 (3); SLAV 307 (3/6); SPAN 320 (6); THTR 320 (6)

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