European Studies Minor
Are you fascinated with the inner workings of the politics,
history and economies of Europe? Do you enjoy European culture,
languages and art? Do you aim to pursue a career that requires you
to travel in Europe, understand European Union issues? Then a minor
in European Studies might be for you.
The European Studies minor is a multi-disciplinary program that explores contemporary Europe through the study of its politics, society, history and culture. It was designed for business, science and arts students.
European Studies can offer the chance to broaden your horizons through travel. Study abroad, and spend a semester at Memorial’s Harlow campus in the U.K. Visit Italy, Brussels, France and other fascinating destinations.
A European Studies Minor could lead to a career in foreign
service, journalism, international finance and trade, or equip you
with the right tools for work with international non-governmental
Description and Course Requirements:
A minor in European Studies may suit students working toward a
B.Sc., a BBA, a B.Comm.(Co-op) or a BA.
To complete this minor, you must take eight courses (24 credit hours), including at least three (9 credit hours) at Memorial's Harlow campus, or as part of an approved exchange program with a European university.
Required courses are:
- European Studies 2000
- History 2310
- French 3650
- German 2901
- Russian 2900
- Russian 2901
- Spanish 3400
And either: European Studies 3000-3030 (Special
topics in European Studies) or 3 credit hours from the European
Studies course list in the University Calendar.
Any remaining courses to make up the eight required can be chosen from the European Studies course list in the University Calendar.
For information and advice, students should consult the Office of the Dean of Arts at email@example.com or 709-864-8255.
Program coordinator: Dr. Erwin Warkentin