The Minor in European Studies

Course Requirements for the Minor: 21 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

6 units selected from:

Any modern European language courses (FREN, GERM, ITAL, or SPAN). The 6 units must be in the same modern European language.

15 units selected from:

Upper-division courses in European studies, approved by European Studies Coordinator. Typically, these courses will be in political science, history, art, music, economics, geography, philosophy, English, or modern language literatures. Examples include:

ARTH 411 Greek Art 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for art majors.
ARTH 412 Roman Art 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for art majors.
ARTH 413 Medieval Art 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for art majors.
ARTH 421 Northern Renaissance and Mannerist Art 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for art majors.
ARTH 422 Italian Renaissance and Mannerist Art 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for art majors.
ARTH 423 Baroque and Rococo Art 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for art majors.
ARTH 431 Nineteenth-Century European Art: 1800-1850 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for art majors.
ARTH 432 Nineteenth-Century European Art: 1850-1900 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for art majors.
ARTH 433 European Art: Twentieth Century 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for art majors.
ECON 410 The History of Economic Thought 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ECON 301.
ECON 413 Marxist Economic Theory 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ECON 301.
ECON 470 International Economics 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ECON 301, ECON 370.
ENGL 276 Survey of British Literature I 3.0 FS
ENGL 277 Survey of British Literature II 3.0 FS
ENGL 441 Shakespeare 3.0 FS WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher; ENGL 276, ENGL 340.
ENGL 442 Milton and His Age 3.0 FS WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher; ENGL 276, ENGL 340.
GEOG 360 Europe 3.0 Inq
GEOG 365 Former Soviet Union 3.0 Inq
HIST 321 The History of the Second World War 3.0 Inq
HIST 326 Modern European Women's History 3.0 SP

This course is also offered as WMST 326.

HIST 410 Medieval Civilization: 750-1400 3.0 F1
HIST 411 Renaissance Civilization: 1300-1550 3.0 S2
HIST 412 The Reformation and Early Modern Europe: 1400-1660 3.0 F2
HIST 413 Culture, Society, and Politics from Machiavelli to Locke: 1500-1750 3.0 S1
HIST 414 Absolutism, Enlightenment, Revolution, 1660-1815 3.0 FA
HIST 415 The European Century: 1815-1914 3.0 SP
HIST 416 Contemporary Europe, 1914-Present 3.0 FA
HIST 420 Modern Russian History 3.0 FA
HIST 421 Russian and Soviet History 3.0 SP
HIST 422 Balkan History 3.0 FA
HIST 423 Tudor-Stuart Britain: 1485-1715 3.0 FA
HIST 424 Modern Britain Since 1715 3.0 SP
HIST 426 Modern France 3.0 SP
HIST 428 Modern Germany: From Unification to Reunification 3.0 SP
MUSC 292 Major Music Figures in Western Civilization 3.0 FS
PHIL 302 History of Modern Philosophy 3.0 FA
PHIL 307 Existentialism 3.0 FA *
PHIL 325 Marxist Thought 3.0 Inq

This course is also offered as POLS 325.

PHIL 382 Sartre and Camus 3.0 Inq
PHIL 436 Liberal and Conservative Traditions 3.0 FA

This course is also offered as POLS 436.

PHIL 437 Contemporary Political Thought 3.0 Inq

This course is also offered as POLS 437.

POLS 325 Marxist Thought 3.0 Inq

This course is also offered as PHIL 325.

POLS 415E Comparative Government: Russia and East Europe 3.0 SP
POLS 415F Comparative Government: Western Europe 3.0 FS
POLS 436 Liberal and Conservative Traditions 3.0 FA

This course is also offered as PHIL 436.

POLS 437 Contemporary Political Thought 3.0 Inq

This course is also offered as PHIL 437.

POLS 446E Contemporary Russian Foreign Policy 3.0 FA
POLS 446F International Relations of Western Europe 3.0 FA
WMST 326 Modern European Women's History 3.0 SP

This course is also offered as HIST 326.