X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

European Culture and Civilization (ECC)

The minor in European Culture and Civilization is designed for students interested in the interdisciplinary study of European culture and history. If offers a combination of languages, history of European culture, literature, the arts, philosophy, history and political science.

Note: the minor is not open to European Studies majors.

Minor (Honours Program)

Note: some of the courses below (the language courses, some 3000 and 4000 level courses in lists A, B, C, D) have prerequisites not included in the minor.

A minimum of 5.50 credits, at least 1.00 of which must be at the 3000 level or above, is required, including:

  1. EURO*1200 [0.50] European Culture from the Mid 18th to the Mid 19th Century
    EURO*2200 [0.50] European Culture from the Mid 19th Century to the 1920's
    EURO*2300 [0.50] European Culture since 1920
  2. 2.00 credits in one language, at second or third year level, chosen from the following list:

    FREN*2020 [0.50] France: Literature and Society
    FREN*2030 [0.50] French Language II
    FREN*2520 [0.50] French Composition I
    FREN*2540 [0.50] Spoken French: Theory and Practice
    FREN*3520 [0.50] French Composition II
    FREN*3530 [0.50] Business French
    GERM*2400 [0.50] Contemporary Germany
    GERM*2490 [0.50] Intermediate German I
    GERM*2500 [0.50] Intermediate German II
    GERM*2560 [0.50] Themes in German Literature/Culture
    GERM*3500 [0.50] Advanced German I
    One of:

    GERM*2590 [0.50] Classics of German Literature
    GERM*3530 [0.50] Advanced German
    ITAL*2060 [0.50] Intermediate Italian I
    ITAL*2070 [0.50] Intermediate Italian II
    ITAL*2100 [0.50] Renaissance Lovers and Fools
    ITAL*3060 [0.50] Advanced Italian
    ITAL*3150 [0.50] Medieval Italian Literature
    ITAL*3200 [0.50] Novels of Resistance
    ITAL*3950 [0.50] Topics in Italian Literature
    HISP*2000 [0.50] Intermediate Spanish I
    HISP*2010 [0.50] Intermediate Spanish II
    HISP*2040 [0.50] Culture of Spain
    HISP*2990 [0.50] Hispanic Literary Studies
    HISP*3500 [0.50] Advanced Spanish I
    HISP*3530 [0.50] Business Spanish
  3. 2.00 credits; 0.50 credits from each of Groups A, B, C and D from the following list:

    Group A

    CLAS*1000 [0.50] Introduction to Classical Culture
    CLAS*2000 [0.50] Classical Mythology
    CLAS*2350 [0.50] The Classical Tradition
    EURO*3150 [0.50] Topics in European Film
    FREN*3000 [0.50] Romanticism & Realism in France
    FREN*3010 [0.50] Twentieth-Century French Novel (taught in French)
    FREN*3070 [0.50] Enlightenment and Crisis
    HIST*2850 [0.50] Ancient Greece and Rome
    HUMN*2100 [0.50] Renaissance Lovers and Fools
    HUMN*3020 [0.50] Myth and Fairy Tales in Germany
    HUMN*3470 [0.50] Holocaust & WWII in German Lit. & Film
    Group B

    HIST*1010 [0.50] The Early Modern World
    HIST*2200 [0.50] The Medieval World
    HIST*2510 [0.50] Modern Europe Since 1789
    HIST*2820 [0.50] Modern France Since 1750
    GERM*3090 [0.50] Nationalism and Internationalism in Europe 1914-1957
    HIST*3350 [0.50] Modern Germany
    HIST*3540 [0.50] World War II
    HIST*3570 [0.50] Women in Modern Europe
    HIST*3750 [0.50] The Reformation
    HIST*3820 [0.50] Early Modern France
    HIST*4090 [1.00] Modern European History
    HIST*4470 [0.50] Special History Project Seminar I
    HIST*4580 [1.00] The French Revolution
    Group C

    ARTH*1510 [0.50] Art Historical Studies I
    ARTH*1520 [0.50] Art Historical Studies II
    ARTH*2550 [0.50] The Italian Renaissance
    ARTH*2580 [0.50] Late Modern Art: 1900-1950
    ARTH*2600 [0.50] Early Modern Art to 1900
    ARTH*3100 [0.50] Perspectives: Structure & Space in Western Art
    ARTH*3320 [0.50] Lives: Aspects of Western Art
    ARTH*3330 [0.50] Display: Visual Culture in Western Europe
    ARTH*3340 [0.50] The Art Object & Material Culture
    MUSC*1060 [0.50] “Classical” Music: Context and Codes
    MUSC*2010 [0.50] The Musical Avant-Garde
    MUSC*2280 [0.50] Masterworks of Music
    Note: other music history courses may be counted if students with knowledge of music are granted waivers by instructor. The substitution(s) must also be approved by the ESP coordinator.
    Group D

    PHIL*2140 [0.50] History of Greek and Roman Philosophy
    PHIL*2160 [0.50] Modern European Philosophy to Hume
    PHIL*3060 [0.50] Medieval Philosophy
    PHIL*3080 [0.50] History of Modern European Philosophy from Kant
    PHIL*3200 [0.50] Contemporary European Philosophy
    POLS*2000 [0.50] Political Theory
    POLS*2100 [0.50] The State in Comparative Perspective
    POLS*2200 [0.50] International Relations
    POLS*3450 [0.50] European Governments and Politics
    POLS*3460 [0.50] Russia and Eastern Europe
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