The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's European studies minor will help you develop a multidisciplinary understanding of the peoples and cultures of Europe and its neighbors.
Through fascinating coursework and projects, you'll evaluate European systems, institutions and relationships of power in a historical, political and geographical context. The majority of the minor is made up of courses chosen by you. You may examine root causes of World War II or investigate the evolution of European art and architecture. An exciting and key component of this program is that all European studies minors are required to be competent in a European language or complete a Europe-based study abroad program.
The European studies minor is an excellent choice for those interested in history and international relations.
Personalized education. The majority of the European studies minor is made up of course electives, giving you the ability to personalize your education and study the topics that interest you. Explore courses in more than 12 disciplines, including geography, history, philosophy, theatre and religion.
Cultural immersion experiences. One of the best ways you can better understand European culture, history, geography and society is to see it for yourself. A study abroad experience is required for all European studies minors.
Valuable student organizations. History Enthusiasts of UWEC is just one example of an on-campus student organization that can provide you with additional connections and learning opportunities. Club activities allow you to engage in historical events and socialize with people who share your same interests and desire to learn more about history.
Mentoring from diverse faculty. Throughout the European studies minor, you'll learn from supportive faculty members from a variety of departments and backgrounds. Our professors have a wealth of knowledge and expertise and will use it to inspire and motivate you. Here, you won't just be a number. Faculty will know you by name and go out of their way to help you find a career path you love.
- Geography of Western Europe
- Twentieth Century Europe, 1900 to Present
- Politics of Eastern Europe
- Shakespearean Topics
- History of French Civilization
- The Nazis and Germany, 1914-1945
- Greek Civilization
- Gender, Sex and Science in European History
- The Holocaust, 1933-1945
Learn more about the European studies minor in the UWEC catalog.
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