2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 20, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

European Studies Minor

College of Sciences
School of Politics, Security and International Affairs
Howard Phillips Hall (HPH), 302


Pegasus Professor & School Director: Dr. Kerstin Hamann

The European Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary minor that offers students a general background of the politics, history, literature, art, and culture of Europe with an emphasis on the post-World War II period. Courses are to be selected in consultation with a School advisor.

Minor Admission Requirements

  • None

Minor Requirements

  • A grade of “C” (2.0) or better is required for all courses counting towards the minor.
  • A maximum of 6 hours of Study Abroad credit in equivalent courses can be used, with no more than 3 credits in one area.
  • At least 18 hours used in the minor must be taken at UCF.
  • At least 15 credits used in the minor must be upper division.
  • No more than 6 credit hours (separate from the foreign language requirement) may be used toward the European Studies Minor and also used toward any other major or minor. (Note: The myKnight Audit cannot capture overlapping courses between two or more programs; therefore, students should have their program reviewed by the School before filing for graduation.)

Prerequisite Courses

  • Students must satisfy each course’s prerequisites before enrolling in the class.

Required Courses (6 Credit Hours)

Restricted Electives (15 Credit Hours)

  • Course substitutions are subject to prior approval by an minor advisor.

Literature, Film, and Culture:

Select from the following courses: (3 Credit Hours)

  • Note: Courses offered by the Modern Languages Department might be offered in a language other than English.


Political Science or Economics:

Other areas:

  • may be taken from any of the above electives; Foreign Language Across the Curriculum (FLAC) courses linked to any of the above electives, or one of the following:

Select from the following courses: (3 Credit Hours)

Foreign Language Requirements

  • Two years (four semesters) or equivalent proficiency exam in French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish (other languages require approval of director).

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 21

Other Requirements

  • None