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Major in International Studies

Concentration in European Studies

The European Studies Concentration emphasizes the interdisciplinary study of European cultures and societies. Courses in this Concentration combine history, religion/philosophy, literature, art, political science, and language skills to give you the tools to understand and interpret Europe's past and present.

Within this Concentration the student completes at least three years of a single European language, one semester of introduction to geography, a set of two courses in European history, and eight courses from three "Tracks," "History and Politics of Europe" (Track I), "The Thought and Cultures of Europe" (Track II), and "International Studies" (Track III). Presently, there are several European languages offered at Colorado State University, but other languages could be studied in study abroad programs with approval of your advisor for this major.

European Studies Concentration: (42–61 credits):

A.  Complete through the third year of a European language (3–12 credits):

Three years of a single European Language. The courses are: LFRE/LGER/LRUS/or LSPA 105; 107; 200; 201, 300; 301; or substitution with advisor approval.

B. Complete these classes:

Introduction to Geography: GR100 (3 credits)
Comparative Government and Politics: POLS241 (3 credits)
Microeconomics: ECON202 (3 credits) – has a pre-req of MATH117

C.  Complete two courses in European history, consult with advisor (6 credits): choose a or b

a) HIST 100 Western Civilization, Pre-Modern & HIST 101 Western Civilization, Modern

OR

b) Two History courses at the 200 or 300 level related to Europe Any upper division course not used in b may be used in Track 1.

D.  Complete classes from three Tracks (24 credits):
Include *6 credits minimum from track 1 & 2 AND *3 credits minimum from track 3.
Minimum of 3 different prefix’s.
18 credits must be upper division.
Many of these classes have prerequisites that can be found in the course catalog.

    Track I. History and Politics (see course catalog for prerequisites)

  • ECON 376 Marxist Economic Thought
  • HIST 300 Ancient Greece to 323 BCE
  • HIST 301 Roman Republic
  • HIST 302 Roman Empire
  • HIST 303 Hellenistic World: Alexander to Cleopatra
  • HIST 304 Women in Ancient Greece and Rome
  • HIST 311 Medieval England
  • HIST 312 Women in Medieval Europe
  • HIST 315 Tudor Stuart England, 1485--1689
  • HIST 317 Renaissance and Reformation Europe
  • HIST 319 Early Modern France, 1500-1789
  • HIST 320 Women and Gender in Europe, 1450--1789
  • HIST 321 Industrial Society in Europe, 1600-1871
  • HIST 322 Industrial Society in Europe, 1871-1989
  • HIST 323 Russia before 1700
  • HIST 324 Imperial Russia
  • HIST 326 European Biography
  • HIST 329 Europe in Crisis, 1914-1941
  • HIST 330 Eastern Europe Since 1918
  • HIST 331 The Soviet Union
  • HIST 332 Germany Since World War I
  • HIST 335 Britain in the 20th Century
  • HIST 336 Germany from Napoleon to WWI
  • HIST 434 The Crusades in the Near East
  • HIST 461 Great Britain and the Empire, 1714--1901
  • POLS 341 Western European Government and Politics
  • POLS 345 Russian, Central, and East European Politics
  • POLS 420 Western Political Theory
  • POLS 421 Modern Political theories
  • Or substitutions approved by advisor.

    Track II. The Thought and Cultures (see course catalog for prerequisites)

  • ANTH 324 Folk Religion
  • ART 110 History of Western Art I
  • ART 111 History of Western Art II
  • ART 212 History of Western Art III
  • ART 410 Greek Art
  • ART 411 History of Medieval Art
  • ART 412 History of Renaissance Art
  • ART 414 History of Baroque and Rococo Art
  • ART 415 History of 19th-Century European Art
  • ART 416 History of 20th-Century European Art
  • ART 417 Roman Art
  • ART 420 Travel Abroad---Art History in Italy
  • E 276 Survey of English Literature I
  • E 277 Survey of English Literature II
  • E 337 Western Mythology
  • E 342 Shakespeare I
  • E 343 Shakespeare II
  • E 353 Russian and Soviet Literature in Translation
  • E 424 English Renaissance
  • E 426 British Romanticism
  • E 427 Victorian Age
  • E 430 18th-Century English Fiction
  • E 431 19th-Century English Fiction
  • E 432 20th-Century British Fiction
  • E 443 English Renaissance Drama
  • E 444 Restoration and 18th-Century Drama
  • E 445 Modern British and European Drama
  • E 452 Masterpieces of European Literature
  • E 455 20th-Century European Literature
  • E 460 Chaucer
  • E 463 Milton
  • E 475 American Poetry Before 1900
  • E 476 English Poetry I
  • E 477 English Poetry II
  • LFRE/LGER/LSPA 310 Approaches to Literature
  • LFRE/LGER/LSPA 313 Introduction to Translation and Interpreting
  • LFRE/LGER/LSPA 335 Issues in Culture
  • LFRE/LGER/LSPA 345 Business Language
  • LFRE/LGER 355 Twentieth Century Literature
  • LFRE/LGER/LSPA 413 Advanced Spanish Translation/Interpreting
  • LFRE 433A Advanced French---Francophone Culture: Representations
  • LFRE 433B Advanced French---Francophone Culture: Center and Margins
  • LGER 434 Advanced German Culture
  • LSPA 437 Advanced Spanish Culture
  • LFRE/LGER/LSPA 441 Advanced Business Language
  • LSPA 443 Spanish Theatre
  • LFRE/GER 450 Selected Literary Movements and Periods
  • LFRE/LGER/LSPA 452 Genre Studies
  • LFRE/LGER/LSPA 453 Author Studies
  • LFRE/LGER/LSPA 454 Topic Studies
  • LFRE 460 French/Francophone Women Writers
  • LGEN 465C Studies in Foreign Film: Europe
  • LAND 120 History of Designed Landscapes
  • MU 334 Music History I
  • MU 335 Music History II
  • PHIL 300 Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • PHIL 301 17th-18th Century European Philosophy
  • PHIL 302 19th-Century Philosophy
  • PHIL 409 20th-Century Philosophy
  • Or substitutions approved by advisor.

    Track III: International Studies: (see course catalog for prerequisites)

  • AM 430 International Retailing
  • AM 460 Historic Textiles
  • ANTH 200 Cultures and the Global System
  • ANTH 320 Cultural Geography
  • ANTH 352 Geoarchaeology
  • ANTH 415 Indigenous Ecologies and the Modern World
  • ANTH 422 Comparative Legal Systems
  • ANTH 441 Method in Cultural Anthropology
  • AREC 240 Issues in Environmental Economics
  • AREC 415 International Agricultural Trade
  • AREC 460 Economics of World Agriculture
  • BUS 350 Travel Abroad-International Comparative Management
  • CON 450 Travel Abroad-Sustainable Building
  • ECON 204 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 240 Issues in Environmental Economics
  • ECON 332 International Political Economy
  • ECON 370 Comparative Economic Systems
  • ECON 440 International Economics I
  • ECON 442 International Economics II
  • ECON 460 Economic Development
  • FIN 475 International Business Finance
  • GR 320 Cultural Geography
  • HIST 462 Themes in World History
  • HIST 463 Science and Technology in Modern History
  • HIST 470 World Environmental History, 1500-Present
  • HIST 471 History of Antarctica, 1800-Present
  • IE 270 World Interdependence--Population and Food
  • IE 370 Model United Nations
  • IE 450 International Social Welfare
  • IE 470 Women and Development
  • IE 471 Children and Youth in Global Context
  • INTD 357 History of International Interiors
  • INTD 450 Travel Abroad-Sustainable Building
  • JTC 412 International Mass Communication
  • MGT 475 International Business Management
  • MKT 365 International Marketing
  • NRRT 320 International Issues-Recreation and Tourism
  • POLS 332 International Political Economy
  • POLS 362 Global Environmental Politics
  • POLS 431 International Law
  • POLS 433 International Organization
  • POLS 435 United State Foreign Policy
  • POLS 436 Comparative Foreign Policy
  • SOC 364 Agriculture and Global Society
  • SOC 422 Comparative Legal Systems
  • SOC 429 Comparative Urban Studies
  • SOC 482A Travel Abraod in Sociology--Criminal Justic System
  • SOWK 450 International Social Welfare and Development
  • SPCM 434 Intercultural Communication
  • Or substitution with advisor approval

E.  A & B: INTERNATIONAL STUDIES DEPTH AND INTEGRATION CORE (6 credits):
INST 300: Approaches to International Studies and
INST 492: Capstone Seminar

F.  PRE-REQUISITE'S & ELECTIVES (25–44 credits):  120 TOTAL CREDITS ARE REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION.  The number of electives you need varies according to your program of study.

Be Aware of this! ---> 42 upper division credits required for graduation, 30 of which must be in residence at CSU or (with prior approval) in a program under CSU jurisdiction. Upper division credits within the Options vary widely depending on choices of Track courses.

Upper Division = (300 & 400 level courses)

 

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