Major in European Studies

Students must complete one introductory course:

  • EURS 1000 The Idea of Europe
  • HIST 2350 History of Modern Europe—Enlightenment to the Fall of Soviet Communism

Students must satisfy the language component:

Students are required to study one European language; thus, in addition to satisfying the B.A. requirement in that language, the European Studies major must complete at least 12 semester hours beyond the B.A. requirement in that language. For those students focusing on an English-speaking country in Europe, only the B.A. language requirement must be met. Students focusing on English-speaking countries must take 12 hours in English related topics. The language requirement can be met at Millsaps or through study abroad. These courses do not count as electives; rather, they meet the language component requirement of the European Studies major/ minor.

Students must study abroad:

Students are required to study abroad for a minimum of four semester hours.

Students must complete the senior seminar colloquium and comprehensive exams.

  • EURS 4900 European Studies Colloquium
  • Comprehensive Exam

Students must satisfy the multidisciplinary component (20 sem. hours). Students will take 20 semester hours (32 in the case of students focusing on an English-speaking country), beyond those described above, from a list of elective courses below. No more than 12 semester hours may be in the same department. No more than four semester hours may be from the Compass Curriculum. European Studies majors may include one appropriate Compass course among the five electives required for the major. They should consult the director of the program to determine which Compass courses are appropriate. Compass courses may not be counted among the two electives required for the European Studies minor. No more than eight semester hours of language courses, beyond those that are required for the European Studies major, may be counted as elective courses toward the major. Students must take courses from at least two of the College’s academic divisions. Note: with the approval of the director of the European Studies program, appropriate. Special Topics courses in the academic departments listed below may also count as electives toward the European Studies major or minor. Courses to choose from are as follows:

  • ADMN 4750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • ARTH 1000 Survey of Ancient and Medieval Art
  • ARTH 1100 Italian Renaissance Art
  • ARTH 1200 Baroque Art
  • ARTH 1300 Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Art
  • ARTH 2000 Northern Renaissance Art
  • ARTH 2100 Modern Art
  • ARTH 2760 Special Topics in Art History (as appropriate)
  • ARTH 3760 Special Topics in Art History (as appropriate)
  • CLSC 2000 Classical Mythology
  • CLSC 2010 Greek Legacy: Culture and Civilization
  • CLSC 2020 Roman Legacy: Culture and Civilization
  • CLSC 2030 Ancient History
  • CLSC 2040 Classical Art and Archaeology
  • CLSC 2050 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
  • CLSC 2110 Study Abroad Courses in Greece
  • CLSC 2120 Study Abroad Courses in Italy
  • CLSC 4750 Special Topics
  • ECON 3040 International Economics (prerequisite ECON 1000)
  • ECON 4750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • ENGL 2010 British & American Literary History I
  • ENGL 2020 British & American Literary History II
  • ENGL 2440 Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature (as appropriate)
  • ENGL 3100 Studies in Medieval Literature
  • ENGL 3110 Studies in Renaissance Literature
  • ENGL 3120 Studies in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature
  • ENGL 3130 Studies in Nineteenth-Century British Literature
  • ENGL 3200 Special Studies in Literary History (as appropriate)
  • ENGL 3300 Chaucer
  • ENGL 3310 Shakespeare and the Play of Genre
  • ENGL 3320 Milton
  • ENGL 3340 Special Studies in Shakespeare
  • ENGL 3350 Authorial Studies (as appropriate)
  • ENGL 3750 Special Topics in Literature and Culture (as appropriate)
  • FREN 2110 Contemporary French Culture
  • FREN 2750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • FREN 3200 Survey of French Literature up to the Revolution
  • FREN 3210 Survey of French Literature after the Revolution
  • FREN 3220 French Civilization up to the Revolution
  • FREN 3230 French Civilization after the Revolution
  • FREN 3750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • FREN 4750 Special Studies in French (as appropriate)
  • FREN 4800 Directed Study in French (as appropriate)
  • GREE 2000 Attic Orators—3rd Semester
  • GREE 2010 Plato—3rd Semester
  • GREE 2020 Euripides—3rd Semester
  • GREE 2030 Herodotus—3rd Semester
  • GREE 3000 Attic Orators—Intermediate
  • GREE 3010 Plato—Intermediate
  • GREE 3020 Euripides—Intermediate
  • GREE 3030 Herodotus—Intermediate
  • GREE 3040 New Testament in Context—Intermediate
  • GREE 3050 Homer—Intermediate
  • GREE 3060 Sophocles—Intermediate
  • GREE 3070 Aristophanes—Intermediate
  • GREE 3080 Thucydides—Intermediate
  • GREE 4000 Attic Orators—Advanced
  • GREE 4010 Plato—Advanced
  • GREE 4020 Euripides—Advanced
  • GREE 4030 Herodotus—Advanced
  • GREE 4040 New Testament in Context—Advanced
  • GREE 4050 Homer—Advanced
  • GREE 4060 Sophocles—Advanced
  • GREE 4070 Aristophanes—Advanced
  • GREE 4080 Thucydides—Advanced
  • GREE 4750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • HIST 2310 Ancient European History
  • HIST 2350 European Civilization Since 1789
  • HIST 2750 Special Topics in History (as appropriate)
  • HIST 3300 Topics in European Culture and History
  • HIST 3310 Britain and the World, Prehistory to 1688
  • HIST 3320 Britain and the World, 1688 to the Present
  • HIST 3340 History of the French and Haitian Revolutions through the Age of Napoleon
  • HIST 3350 History of Modern France and Colonies
  • HIST 3360 European Women
  • HIST 3370 Art and Power in Europe: Ritual, Myth, and Propaganda, from the Emperor Augustus to the House of Windsor
  • HIST 3380 History of Sexuality in Europe
  • HIST 3750 Special Topics in History (as appropriate)
  • HIST 4750 Special Topics in History (as appropriate)
  • HIST 4800 Directed Study (as appropriate)
  • LATN 2000 Catullus—3rd Semester
  • LATN 2010 Ovid—3rd Semester
  • LATN 2020 Caesar—3rd Semester
  • LATN 2030 Cicero—3rd Semester
  • LATN 3000 Catullus—Intermediate
  • LATN 3010 Ovid—Intermediate
  • LATN 3020 Caesar—Intermediate
  • LATN 3030 Cicero—Intermediate
  • LATN 3040 Vergil—Intermediate
  • LATN 3050 Livy—Intermediate
  • LATN 3060 Sallust—Intermediate
  • LATN 3070 Roman Comedy—Intermediate
  • LATN 3080 Roman Novel—Intermediate
  • LATN 3090 Late Antique and Medieval Latin—Intermediate
  • LATN 4000 Catullus—Advanced
  • LATN 4010 Ovid—Advanced
  • LATN 4020 Caesar—Advanced
  • LATN 4030 Cicero—Advanced
  • LATN 4040 Vergil—Advanced
  • LATN 4050 Livy—Advanced
  • LATN 4060 Sallust—Advanced
  • LATN 4070 Roman Comedy—Advanced
  • LATN 4080 Roman Novel—Advanced
  • LATN 4090 Late Antique and Medieval Latin—Advanced
  • LATN 2750 Special Topics—3rd Semester (as appropriate)
  • LATN 3750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • LATN 4750 Special Topics—Advanced (as appropriate)
  • MGMT 3030 International Management
  • MGMT 303EI International Management Abroad
  • MGMT 4010 International Business
  • MGMT 4020EI International Business Abroad
  • MGMT 4750-4753 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • MUSC 2120 The Age of Enlightenment: Mozart and Beethoven
  • MUSC 2130 Women and Music
  • MUSC 2150 Wagner’s “Tristan and Isolde”: Sensual Love and Philosophy in Music
  • MUSC 3110 Music History I
  • MUSC 3112 Romanticism
  • MUSC 3120 Music History II
  • MUSC 3142 History of Opera
  • PHIL 2750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • PHIL 3010 History of Philosophy I
  • PHIL 3020 History of Philosophy II
  • PHIL 3750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • PHIL 4750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • PLSC 2400 International Relations
  • PLSC 2800 Political Theory
  • PLSC 3350 European Government and Politics
  • PLSC 3610 International Organizations/Model United Nations
  • PLSC 3612 Model United Nations
  • PLSC 3800 Directed readings in Political Science (as appropriate)
  • PLSC 4750 Special Topics in Political Science (as appropriate)
  • RLST 2750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • RLST 3000 Myth
  • RLST 3110 History of Christian Thought
  • RLST 3120 Modern and Contemporary Theology
  • SOAN 1100 Introduction to Anthropology
  • SOAN 1110 Introduction to Archaeology and World Prehistory
  • SOAN 2850 Special Topics in Anthropology (as appropriate)
  • SOAN 3110 Archaeology of Selected Culture Areas (as appropriate)
  • SOAN 3410 Archaeological Field School (as appropriate)
  • SOAN 4730 Geographic Information Systems and Archaeology
  • SOAN 4750–4753 Special Topics in Anthropology (as appropriate)
  • SPAN 2750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • SPAN 3200 Survey of Peninsular Literature up to 1700
  • SPAN 3300 Survey of Peninsular Literature from 18th Century to the Present
  • SPAN 3750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • SPAN 3780 Studies in 19th Century Peninsular Literature
  • SPAN 3790 Studies in 20th Century Peninsular Literature
  • SPAN 4750 Special Studies in Spanish (as appropriate)
  • SPAN 4760 Cervantes
  • SPAN 4770 Golden Age Drama
  • THEA 2750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • THEA 3010 Western Theatre History I
  • THEA 3750 Special Topics (as appropriate)
  • THEA 4750 Special Topics (as appropriate)

Minor in European Studies

Students must complete one introductory course:

  • EURS 1000 The Idea of Europe
  • HIST 2350 History of Modern Europe—Enlightenment to the Fall of Soviet Communism

Students must satisfy the language component:

Students are required to study one European language; thus, in addition to satisfying the B.A. requirement in that language, the European studies major must complete at least 12 semester hours beyond the B.A. requirement in that language. For those students focusing on an English-speaking country in Europe, only the B.A. language requirement must be met. Students focusing on English-speaking countries must take 12 hours in English related topics. The language requirement can be met at Millsaps or through study abroad. These courses do not count as electives; rather, they meet the language component requirement of the European Studies major/minor.

Students must satisfy the multidisciplinary component (8 sem. hours). Students will take 8 semester hours from the list of elective courses posted under the European studies major section. The two elective courses may not be in the same department, and none of them may be from the Compass Note: with the approval of the director of the European Studies program, appropriate. Special Topics courses in the academic departments listed may also count as electives toward the European Studies major or minor.