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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

European Studies (Graduate Diploma)

This diploma is administered through the Department of History. It offers a broad program of interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis on the current European institutions and policies of Europe. The program of seminars and taught courses is designed as an informative background for those entering professional fields where a working knowledge of Europe will be an advantage. The program takes two semesters to complete.


An applicant is expected to have completed an undergraduate degree with a GPA of 3.00 or equivalent. The language of instruction is English in which students must be thoroughly competent.

Undergraduate students, although not eligible for the program, may with permission of the instructor take courses from the program, excepting those taught by the Law Department.

European Studies Courses

Students take a total of six courses. Three courses of three credit hours each are required, of which one is an external seminar. Two of the three required courses are conducted with the participation of representatives of the European Union. Students will in addition select three electives from the courses available for this program.