European Studies Minor
| Welcome to the WSU European Studies Minor. This program is interdisciplinary, in that students are required to take courses from a number of departments in order to complete the minor. It is also very flexible, allowing students to mix and match courses that will integrate their interests and their talents.
If you are interested in the EuroStudies Minor, please send me an email or drop by my office and we will duscuss the opportunites and your situation.
Four semesters (or the equivalent) of a European language, other than your native language.
18 credit hours for the minor.
Take two of the following from two different departments:
Take four elective European Study courses (12 credit hours). These courses may include courses in the above sections that you did not count there.
You must officially declare European Studies as your minor; it will then show up in Cattracks. To do this, see the program advisor, Dr. Tom Mathews.
Description from the University Catalog 2020-2021
The European Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary program offered through several WSU departments. Students wishing to minor in European Studies must have their course selection approved by the program coordinator.
All students electing the minor are required to meet with the coordinator for approval of all courses to be counted toward fulfillment of the requirements. The coordinator will ascertain that the individual courses selected are eligible to be counted, and that together they form a coherent curriculum of sufficient breadth.
Course Requirements for Minor
The following are required in addition to two years of college study in a European language other than the student’s native language, or equivalent proficiency to be demonstrated by the student.
Core requirements (6 credit hours)
Two courses (six credit hours) from the following; courses may not be from the same department:
Elective requirements (12 credit hours)
Select twelve additional credit hours from the following programs and departments as approved by the program coordinator: Anthropology, Communication, English, Foreign Language, Performing Arts, Business & Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Sociology, Honors. Courses selected and approved from these departments must have explicit European emphasis and content.
*Some of these courses have prerrequisites which, in most situations, will not be waived for European Studies students.
ENGL 3040 History of English Language
ENGL 3500 HU Intro to Shakespeare
ENGL 3650 British Literature I
ENGL 3660 British Literature II
ENGL 4655 Brit Lit WWII-2001
HIST 4240 Europe 1660-1815
HIST 4330 History of England to 1485
HIST 4350 Germany and the Third Reich
FRCH 3320 French -Humanitarian Purposes
FRCH 3690 Monsters of Francophone Lit
GRMN 3320 German through Media
GRMN 3740 Translation I
SPAN 3000 Proficiency Development
SPAN 3060 Grammar & Composition
SPAN 3160 Introduction to Literature
SPAN 3220 Phonetics & Phonology
SPAN 3320 Advanced Communication
SPAN 3570 Spain After its Civil War
SPAN 3650 Early Spanish Theater
SPAN 3570 Puerto Rican Writers
SPAN 3710 Business Spanish I
SPAN 3720 Medical Spanish I
SPAN 3740 Translation I
SPAN 3750 Introduction to Interpreting
SPAN 3760 Audiovisual Translation