Minor Requirements

Requirements for the Minor

Students selecting this minor must complete the following:

European Studies Minor Core Knowledge and Skills

Second Language Skills. (3 hours) Students must complete 1 semester beyond the College general education, second language requirement (which is the completion of a fourth-semester course) in a modern western European language (Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Spanish, or Swedish).

Foundational Course: Seminar in European Studies. Satisfied by EURS 500 or EURS 503 (3).

1 approved modern European history course (3)

European Studies Minor Electives. Select 3 of the 4 following options: (9 hours total)

  • 1 approved European politics course
  • 1 approved European economics or business course
  • 1 approved general European culture or history course
  • 1 approved national or regional European course
  • A current list of approved courses for the minor is available on the European Studies website and from the Program’s undergraduate advisor.

    Note: No more than 1 course may be counted both in the minor and another degree or minor program.

    Minor Hours & Minor GPA

    Minor Hours
    Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.

    Minor Junior/Senior (300+) Hours in Residence
    Satisfied by a minimum of 9 junior/senior (300+) hours of KU resident credit in the minor.

    Minor Junior/Senior Hours
    Satisfied by a minimum of 9 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.

    Minor Graduation GPA
    Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all departmental courses in the minor. GPA calculations include all courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.

    Requirements for the Minor

    Students selecting this minor must complete the following:

    European Studies Minor Core Knowledge and Skills

    Second Language Skills. (3 hours) Students must complete 1 semester beyond the College general education, second language requirement (which is the completion of a fourth-semester course) in a modern western European language (Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Spanish, or Swedish).

    Foundational Course: Seminar in European Studies. Satisfied by EURS 500 or EURS 503 (3).

    1 approved modern European history course (3)

    European Studies Minor Electives. Select 3 of the 4 following options: (9 hours total)

  • 1 approved European politics course
  • 1 approved European economics or business course
  • 1 approved general European culture or history course
  • 1 approved national or regional European course
  • A current list of approved courses for the minor is available on the European Studies website and from the Program’s undergraduate advisor.

    Note: No more than 1 course may be counted both in the minor and another degree or minor program.

    Minor Hours & Minor GPA

    Minor Hours
    Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.

    Minor Junior/Senior (300+) Hours in Residence
    Satisfied by a minimum of 9 junior/senior (300+) hours of KU resident credit in the minor.

    Minor Junior/Senior Hours
    Satisfied by a minimum of 9 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.

    Minor Graduation GPA
    Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all departmental courses in the minor. GPA calculations include all courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.

    Contact Info

    Center for Global and International Studies

    Blake Hall
    1541 Lilac Lane, Room 318
    Lawrence, KS 66045-3129
    785-864-1120
    CGIS site
    John J. Kennedy, Director
    785-864-9037
    kennedy1@ku.edu

    Center for Global and International Studies

    Blake Hall
    1541 Lilac Lane, Room 318
    Lawrence, KS 66045-3129
    785-864-1120
    CGIS site
    Laura Leonard, Undergraduate Advisor
    785-864-3500
    laleonar@ku.edu

    Center for Global and International Studies

    Blake Hall
    1541 Lilac Lane, Room 318
    Lawrence, KS 66045-3129
    785-864-1120
    CGIS site
    Lesley Owens, Graduate Advisor (Edwards Campus)
    913-897-8510
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