European Studies

Chair: Phil Peek
103 Shatzel Hall
Program Web Page: Forthcoming

Degrees Offered
Master of Arts

Program Offered

MA in European Studies 

The MA in European Studies is an interdisciplinary program that allows students to develop an expertise in Europe as a whole, together with a specialization in a given region. It includes a study abroad experience and internships opportunities. The MA in European Studies will help prepare you for international careers in business, government, journalism, education, research, or the non-profit sector (e.g. NGOs). The program helps meet a high demand for candidates prepared to work for international companies and organizations with specific interests in Europe. 

Prerequisites to Graduate Work
As a basic entrance standard, the Department of World Languages and Cultures requires a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (on a scale of 4.0).

Admission Procedure
Applicants seeking admission to the graduate programs in European Studies should follow the instructions outlined in the Graduate Admission section of this catalog.

Degree Requirements

Master of Arts
A total of 30 credit hours of coursework at the graduate level are required. Students can specialize in European Arts & Letters, European Political Economy, Regional Focus (France, Germany & Austria, Russia or Spain), or other European langauges in combination with an arts and science or political-economic specialization.

A candidate may pursue a Master of Arts degree in European Studies under the following two plans:
Plan I: Thesis (ES 6990)
Plan II: Comp Reading/Capstone (ES 6980)

Graduate Courses
Please access graduate courses online.