Learning Goals

In completing a European Studies minor, students will be able to:

  • Engage in a critical examination of European society, addressing cultural, economic, and political issues of historical and contemporary interest

  • Take a multidisciplinary approach to the study of Europe

  • Challenge the idea of “Europe” as a natural and timeless entity

  • Demonstrate a more authentic and unbiased understanding of foreign cultures through language study and/or experiences abroad

  • Conduct research on an individual basis by completing an independent study project

  • Enhance their critical thinking, research, and communication skills