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. It 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 5.00 credits, at least 1.00 of which must be at the 3000 level or above, is required, including:

  1. EURO*1100 [0.50] European Cinema
    EURO*2200 [0.50] Towards European Modernism
    EURO*3300 [0.50] Violence and Culture in 20th C. Europe
  2. 2.00 credits in one language chosen from the following list:

    FREN*1200 [0.50] French Language I
    FREN*1300 [0.50] French Language II
    FREN*2020 [0.50] France: Literature and Society
    FREN*2500 [0.50] French Translation I
    FREN*2520 [0.50] French Composition I
    FREN*2550 [0.50] Contemporary France
    FREN*3090 [0.50] Classics of French Literature
    FREN*3500 [0.50] French Translation II
    FREN*3520 [0.50] French Composition II
    GERM*1100 [0.50] Introductory German I
    GERM*1110 [0.50] Introductory German II
    GERM*2010 [0.50] Intermediate Language Practice
    GERM*2490 [0.50] Intermediate German
    GERM*3150 [0.50] Interactive German Language and Culture
    HUMN*2020 [0.50] Crime and Criminals in Italian Cinema
    ITAL*1060 [0.50] Introductory Italian I
    ITAL*1070 [0.50] Introductory Italian II
    ITAL*2090 [0.50] Intermediate Italian
    ITAL*3400 [0.50] Renaissance Lovers and Fools
    ITAL*3700 [0.50] Experiential Learning and Language
    SPAN*1100 [0.50] Introductory Spanish I
    SPAN*1110 [0.50] Introductory Spanish II
    SPAN*2000 [0.50] Intermediate Spanish I
    SPAN*2010 [0.50] Intermediate Spanish II
    SPAN*2040 [0.50] Culture of Spain
    SPAN*2990 [0.50] Hispanic Literary Studies
    SPAN*3220 [0.50] Literature and Arts I: Spain
    SPAN*3500 [0.50] Advanced Spanish I
  3. 1.50 credits; 0.50 credits from three of the following Groups A, B, C and D from the following list:

    Group A

    HIST*1010 [0.50] Early Modern Europe
    HIST*2200 [0.50] The Medieval World
    HIST*2510 [0.50] Modern Europe Since 1789
    HIST*2820 [0.50] Modern France Since 1750
    HIST*3230 [0.50] Spain and Portugal, 1085 to 1668
    HIST*3350 [0.50] Modern Germany
    HIST*3570 [0.50] Women in Modern Europe
    HIST*3750 [0.50] The Reformation
    HIST*3820 [0.50] Early Modern France
    HIST*4470 [0.50] Special History Project Seminar I
    HIST*4580 [1.00] The French Revolution
    HIST*4700 [1.00] Premodern History
    Group B

    PHIL*2140 [0.50] Ancient Greek Philosophy
    PHIL*2160 [0.50] Early Modern Philosophy: Reason vs. Experience
    PHIL*3060 [0.50] Medieval Philosophy
    PHIL*3100 [0.50] Kant and His Legacy
    PHIL*3200 [0.50] Continental Philosophy
    PHIL*3360 [0.50] Nineteenth Century Philosophy
    POLS*2000 [0.50] Political Theory
    POLS*2100 [0.50] Comparative Politics
    POLS*2200 [0.50] International Relations
    POLS*3450 [0.50] European Governments and Politics
    Group C

    CLAS*1000 [0.50] Introduction to Classical Culture
    CLAS*2000 [0.50] Classical Mythology
    CLAS*2350 [0.50] The Classical Tradition
    EURO*3000 [0.50] Revolution and the Fantastic in European Culture
    EURO*4050 [0.50] Contemporary Europe. New Landscapes in the Post-Cold War Era
    FREN*3030 [0.50] Good and Evil
    FREN*3110 [0.50] Storytelling in the Francophone World
    FREN*3140 [0.50] Women in Literature, Art and Film
    FREN*3160 [0.50] Songs, Lyrics and Poetry in French
    FREN*3170 [0.50] Fictions of Childhood
    HIST*2850 [0.50] Ancient Greece and Rome
    HUMN*1030 [0.50] What Makes a Literary Classic?
    HUMN*3000 [0.50] Narratives of Migration
    HUMN*3020 [0.50] Myth and Fairy Tales in Germany
    HUMN*3400 [0.50] Renaissance Lovers and Fools
    HUMN*3470 [0.50] Holocaust & WWII in German Lit. & Film
    Note: Other Spanish literature courses may be counted in this section provided the course-content is European-centered. Please see the ESP coordinator for further information.
    Group D

    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
    ARTH*3320 [0.50] Lives: Aspects of Western Art
    ARTH*3330 [0.50] Display: Visual Culture in Western Europe
    ARTH*3340 [0.50] Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Art
    MUSC*1060 [0.50] Amadeus to Zeppelin: Music and Culture I
    MUSC*2010 [0.50] The Musical Avant-Garde
    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.
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