Admission

First- and Second-Year Preparation

To complete the requirements for the degree in 4 years, prospective co-majors are encouraged to complete all general education and language requirements no later than fall semester of the junior year. Students should begin study of a western European language other than English or Russian as early as possible. For more information, contact the European Studies undergraduate advisor, Laura Leonard, 785-864-3500, laleonar@ku.edu.

During their first and second years, students are strongly encouraged to enroll in HIST 115 plus 1 additional course from the list below:

  • HIST 115 French Revolution to the Present: Europe 1789–Present (3)

Choose 1 of the following:

Note: Enrollment in the above courses counts toward College principal course distribution requirements in the humanities and social sciences.

Note: European Studies co-majors are strongly encouraged to study abroad and should discuss this opportunity with the undergraduate advisor early in their undergraduate career.

Admission to the Co-Major

Admission Requirements

  1. Second-semester sophomore or junior standing.
  2. Declared major in a department or admission to a professional school.

Contact Info

European Studies Program

Center for Global and International Studies, Blake Hall
1541 Lilac Lane, Room 318
Lawrence, KS 66045-3129
785-864-1120
http://global.ku.edu/
John J. Kennedy, Director
785-864-3523
kennedy1@ku.edu
Laura Leonard, Undergraduate Advisor
785-864-3500
laleonar@ku.edu

European Studies Program

Center for Global and International Studies, Blake Hall
1541 Lilac Lane, Room 318
Lawrence, KS 66045-3129
785-864-1120
http://global.ku.edu/
Laura Leonard, Undergraduate Advisor
785-864-3500
laleonar@ku.edu
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