18 credits in minor courses, including:

Course offerings for European Studies vary frequently and often include Special Topics, Topics In, and Honors College courses. Before registration each semester, a list of eligible courses is posted as a See Also list in the Schedule of Courses (Classic Version). Many of those courses will not show up immediately in students’ degree audits. The courses listed below are always eligible and should automatically be applied in degree audits.
EUROPEAN CULTURE AND THOUGHT. 1-3 courses/3-9 credits chosen from eligible courses, which regularly include:3-9
ARTH 1016, ARTH 1018, ARTH 1410, ARTH 1420, ARTH 2100, ARTH 2400, CLAS 1620, CLAS 1640, ENGL numbered 1110 to 1119, ENGL numbered 2300 to 2339, ENGL 2348, ENGL 2360, ENGL 3300, FREN 3410, FREN 3550, FREN 3610, FREN 3620, FREN numbered 4610 to 4649, GERM numbered 3500 or above, GRK numbered 4100 to 4650, ITAL numbered 3400 or above, LAT 3100, LAT numbered 4100 to 4650, MU 1110, MU 2110, PHIL 2705, PHIL 2725, POLS 2211, POLS 2212, REL 2550, SPAN 3615, SPAN 3620, SPAN 4440, SPAN 4610, WLIT 1155, WLIT 1200, WLIT 1400, WLIT 1450, WLIT 1500, WLIT 2200, WLIT 2400, WLIT 2450, WLIT 2500
EUROPEAN HISTORY AND SOCIETY. 1-3 courses/3-9 credits chosen from eligible courses, which regularly include:3-9
ANTH 2340, CLAS 1300, CLAS 1320, CLAS 1360, CLAS 2320, CLAS 2360, CLAS 3300, HST 1170, HST numbered 1700 to 1799, HST numbered 2200 to 2269, HST numbered 2690 to 2799, HST numbered 4690 to 4799
EUROPEAN LANGUAGE. 6 credits in FREN, GERM, GRK, ITAL, LAT, SPAN or another European language at the 3000-level or above.6
ADVANCED LEVEL. Choose 1 of the following options:
3 credits in English-language coursework at the 3000-level or above
3 credits in foreign language coursework at the 4000-level or above
INTERMEDIATE LEVEL OR ABOVE. 6 additional credits chosen from the following, in any combination:
English-language coursework at the 2000-level or above
Foreign langauge coursework at the 3000-level or above


Students completing minor in European Studies may not also receive the the B.A. in Global Studies with a concentration in European Studies or the minor in Global Studies with a concentration in European Studies.


Through 2200 or the equivalent in a European language.

Introductory and intermediate courses for various subject areas may be necessary to reach some of the courses that can be applied to the minor.


In the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), only one course may overlap between a major and a minor or between two minors.

Courses for the minor and/or its pre/co-requisites that are cross-listed in the catalog or schedule of courses under another course prefix may be taken under that other prefix and still count for these requirements.

With the approval of the chair/director, courses that applied to the minor in previous years but have since been deactivated may be applied to this year’s minor requirements if they are reactivated.

For a Bachelor of Arts degree, no more than 45 credits in courses with the same departmental prefix may be used toward completion of the 120 credits required for graduation. For a Bachelor of Science degree, the maximum is 50 credits.

At least half of the credits used to complete minor requirements must be taken at the University of Vermont.