Degree Requirements

GEP Signature Courses (See Curricula): six courses

GEP Variable courses (See Curricula): six/nine courses

Integrative Learning courses: three courses

GEP Electives: any twelve courses with the following strongly recommended:

ART 203

Late Antique and Medieval Art

ART 204

Renaissance and Baroque Art

ART 208

Modern Art (1850-1960)

ART 205

Neo-classicism to Impressionism (1780-1880

ART 211

Art at the Barnes Foundation I

CLA 303

Pompeii and Herculaneum

CLA 304

Etruscan Art and Archaeology

CLA 305

Cleopatra Through Ancient and Modern Eyes

PHL 401

Ancient Philosophy

PHL 410

Medieval Philosopy

PHL 420

Modern Philosophy

PHL 402

Plato and Aristotle

PHL 404

Love and Friendship in the Ancient World

PHL 358

Contemporary Atheism and the Problem Of God

PHL 412

The Philosophy of Aquinas

PHL 430

Philosophy of Kant

PHL 432

German Idealism

PHL 252

The Philosophy of Karl Marx

PHL 352

Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky

PHL 436

French Existentialism

PHL 440

Phenomenology and Its Critics

PHL 481

Analytic Philosophy

POL 301

Classical and Medieval Political Thought

POL 302

Modern Political Thought

POL 335

Russian Politics

REL 335

Early Church

THE 333

Knowledge and Love of God in the Middle Ages

THE 351

Ignatian Spirituality in the Jesuit Tradition

THE 378

Violence, Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Major Concentration:

  • Four approved upper-division courses in one of the European languages or literatures offered in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures;
  • Four approved upper-division courses in European history;
  • Seminar in European History (HIS473);
  • Directed Readings and Research in European Studies.

Proficiency testing

Oral and written proficiency testing in the language concentration normally takes place in the second semester of the senior year.

Reading requirements and papers for students in this concentration in the courses in history would reflect the student’s knowledge of a second language.

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