Loyola University Chicago

European Studies Minor

Academics

 

European Studies Minor Requirements

The minor will require a total of 18 credit hours. The language courses the students complete as part of their language requirement do not count towards the 18 credits. 

Required Courses

  • HIST 102 Evolution of Western Ideas and Institutions since 17th Century (3 credits) OR EURO 101 Introduction to European Studies (3 credits)
  • PLSC 347 European Union (3 credits) OR EURO 301 European Studies Capstone course (3 credits)

Language Requirement

The language requirement for the minor in European Studies may be satisfied in any of the following ways:

  • Successful completion with a grade of "C" or better of a 104-level or higher course in one of the languages offered by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures (currently the MLL Department offers French, German, Italian, Polish and Spanish at least up to 104 level).
  • Completion of a language proficiency examination or the equivalent, administered by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, demonstrating proficiency at the 104 level or higher.
  • Determination by the director of the European Studies Program, in consultation with appropriate specialists, that a student has at least a 104-level reading and writing proficiency in a European language.

Elective Courses

Students enroll in four electives courses from the following list. The list is based on courses suggested by department chairs. At least two of the electives will need to be at 300 level. To promote the interdisciplinary nature of the program, no more than two of the electives may be taken from any one department.

 Classical Studies
  • CLST 206       Art of Ancient Greece
  • CLST 207       Art of the Roman World
  • CLST 241       Religions of Ancient Greece
  • CLST 271       Classical Mythology
  • CLST 271G     Classical Mythology - Women/Gender Focus
  • CLST 271R     Classical Mythology - Rome Focus
  • CLST 272        Heroes & the Classical Epics
  • CLST 273       Classical Tragedy
  • CLST 273G     Classical Tragedy – Women/Gender Focus
  • CLST 274        World of Archaic Greece
  • CLST 275        World of Classical Greece
  • CLST 276        World of Classical Rome
  • CLST 277        World of Late Antiquity
  • CLST 308        History of Rome to Constantine
  • CLST 309        Greece to Alexander the Great
  • CLST 315        Alexander and the Hellenistic World
  • CLST 316        Western Patristic Thought
  • CLST 318        Transformations of Rome in Late Antiquity
  • CLST 328        Pompeii and Herculaneum
  • CLST 334        Introduction to Classical Archaeology
  • CLST 361        Roman Political Theory & Practice
  • CLST 362        Roman Law
  • CLST 363        Law and Legislature-Ancient Greece
  • CLST 373        Daily Life in Ancient Greece
  • CLST 374        Private Life of Ancient Romans
  • CLST 378        Sport in Ancient Greece & Rome
  • CLST 383        The Humanism of Antiquity I
  • CLST 384        The Humanism of Antiquity II
  • CLST 385        Hist Clas Greek Lit to 200 A.D
  • CLST 386        History of Classical Roman Lit
  • CLST  395       Topography of Rome
English
  • ENGL320        English Lit: Medieval Period
  • ENGL 321       Intro to Anglo-Saxon
  • ENGL 322       Chaucer
  • ENGL 323       Studies in Medieval Literature
  • ENGL 325       British Literature-The Renaissance
  • ENGL 326       Shakespeare:Selected Maj Plays
  • ENGL 327       Studies in Shakespeare
  • ENGL 328       Studies in The Renaissance
  • ENGL 329       Milton
  • ENGL 330       British Lit-Restoration to 18th Cent
  • ENGL 333       Restoration & 18C Studies in Litr
  • ENGL 335       British Lit- The Romantic Period
  • ENGL 338       Studies in The Romantic Movmnt
  • ENGL 340       British Lit-The Victorian Period
  • ENGL 343       Studies in the Victorian Period
  • ENGL 344       Studies in Modernism
  • ENGL 345       British Literature-The Twentieth Century
  • ENGL 348       Studies in 20thC British Literature
  • ENGL 349       Irish Renaissance
  • ENGL 360       Studies in Culture
  • ENGL 367       Modern Drama
Fine and Performing Arts
  • FNAR 200      Survey of Prehistoric to Renaissance Art
  • FNAR 201      Survey of Renaissance to Modern Art
  • FNAR 202      Modern Art
  • FNAR 304      Paris in the Nineteenth Century
  • FNAR 342      Art in Rome
  • FNAR 343      Baroque Art
  • FNAR 344      Early Italian Renaissance Art
  • FNAR 345      High Renaissance and Mannerist Art
  • FNAR 349      Art and the Catholic Tradition
  • FNAR 360      Picturing Women in Renaissance and Baroque Art
French
  • FREN 270       Main Currents of French Lit I
  • FREN 271       Main Currents of French Lit II
  • FREN 311       French Modernity
  • FREN 316       Renaissance France
  • FREN 317       Le Grand Siècle
  • FREN 318       Enlightenment France
  • FREN 319       Romantic Century
  • FREN 340       Survey Prose-Fictnl & Nonfictn
German
  • GERM 270     Modern German Literature and Culture I
  • GERM 271     Modern German Literature and Culture II
  • GERM 370     German Cinema
History
  • HIST 102       Evolution of Western Ideas and Institutions since the Seventeenth Century
  • HIST 297       The Jesuits: Life and History
  • HIST 300C     Topics in European History (post-1700)
  • HIST 303       Pre-Industrial City in Europe
  • HIST 304       The Holocaust and Twentieth Century Genocide
  • HIST 305       Modern Europe and the Arts
  • HIST 314       Renaissance
  • HIST 315       The Reformation
  • HIST 316       Europe in Transition to Modern Times, 1450-1650
  • HIST 317       The Age of Absolutism and Enlightenment
  • HIST 319       London 1550 – 1715
  • HIST 320       Era of the French Revolution and Napoleon
  • HIST 321       Europe in the Nineteenth Century, 1815-1900
  • HIST 321A     Germany in the Nineteenth Century
  • HIST 325       Europe in the 20th Century, 1900-1945
  • HIST 326       The Second World War
  • HIST 327       Contemporary Europe, 1945 to the Present
  • HIST 330       Early Modern England, 1485-1760
  • HIST 330A     English Social History, 1450-1750
  • HIST 331       Great Britain Since 1760
  • HIST 332       The British Empire 1783-1970
  • HIST 333       Ireland: From Colony to Nation State
  • HIST 335       Italy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
  • HIST 336       Germany in the Twentieth Century
  • HIST 337       The Nazi Revolution
  • HIST 338       Modern France
  • HIST 340       Russia pre-1917: Empire Building
  • HIST 341       Rise & Fall of Soviet Union
  • HONR 216B   Encountering Europe
Italian
  • ITAL 270        Main Currents of Ital Lit I
  • ITAL 271        Main Currents of Ital Lit II
  • ITAL 312        Dante-The Divine Comedy
  • ITAL 317        Survey Early 19th Cent Lit
  • ITAL 318        Survey Late 19th Cent Lit
  • ITAL 319        Survey of 20th Century Prose
  • ITAL 340        Italian Short Story
  • ITAL 390        Culture & Civilization
Literature
  • LITR 161        Introduction to Italian Culture
  • LITR 200        European Masterpieces
  • LITR 202        European Novel
  • LITR 203        European Drama
  • LITR 204        European Film
  • LITR 221        Polish Authors
  • LITR 230        German Masterpieces
  • LITR 260        Italian Masterpieces
  • LITR 262        Modern Italian Novel
  • LITR264         Italian Film Genre
  • LITR 267        Italian Film History
  • LITR 268        Italy: Cultural History
  • LITR 268R      Italian Culture: Food & Wine
  • LITR 269        Italy: Culture and Contexts
  • LITR 291        Italian Women Writers
Music
  • MUSC 252      Music History I
  • MUSC 353      Music History II
Philosophy
  • PHIL 304       History of Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL 305       Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL 306       Nineteenth Century Philosophy
  • PHIL 307       Thirteenth and Fourteenth Century Philosophy
  • PHIL 309       Classical Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL 360       Contemporary European Philosophy
Political Science
  • PLSC  306      Modern Political Thought
  • PLSC 347       European Union
  • PLSC 348       Russian Politics
  • PLSC 349       Eastern European Politics
  • PLSC 360       Western European Politics
  • PLSC 365       Italian Politics and Government
Spanish
  • SPAN 270       Main Currents of Span Lit I
  • SPAN 271       Main Currents of Span Lit II
  • SPAN 311       Generation of 1898
  • SPAN 314       Survey of Medieval Literature
  • SPAN 317       Survey of 17th Century Lit
  • SPAN 319       Romanticism
  • SPAN 326       Theater of The Golden Age
  • SPAN 331       20th Century Poetry
  • SPAN 340       Survey Prose-Fictnl & Nonfictn
  • SPAN 341       20th Century Spanish Lit
  • SPAN 344       Medieval Prose
  • SPAN 346       Prose of The Golden Age
  • SPAN 347       Cervantes Don Quijote
  • SPAN 349       Realism and Naturalism
  • SPAN 366       Spanish Cinema
  • SPAN 368       Baroque and Neobaroque
Theology
  • THEO 100      Introduction to Christian Theology
  • THEO 317      History of Christian Thought I
  • THEO 318      History of Christian Thought II
  • THEO 345      Roman Catholic Social Thought
  • THEO 384      Protestant Theologians
  • THTR 365       History and Literature of Theatre II
  • THTR 366       History and Literature of Theatre III