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UCCS Academic Catalog 2012-2013

    University of Colorado Colorado Springs
   
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

European Studies Certificate


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Students who are pursuing a major in Spanish, a minor in French or German, or any combination of the aforementioned, are eligible to complete the European Studies certificate.

Application

Students seeking this certificate shall demonstrate their major in Spanish and/or minor in Spanish, French, or German, and in consultation with the co-directors of the certificate, complete an application.

General Requirements

  • Completion of a program in at least one European language.
  • 15 credits of coursework. 6 credit hours may be double-purposed between major/minor electives and certificate courses.

Course Requirements


Culture-Based Courses


Complete 6 credit hours in culture-based courses within the department, in a language other than their major or minor(s). These courses will be in literature in translation, film, civilization, and/or special topics. They will be taught in English, unless the student has completed a second language or can present proficiency in a second European language. Students with proficiency in two languages should concentrate on offerings outside those languages. Courses may be selected from the following.

Capstone


A 3-credit European Studies thesis on a trans- or pan-European topic will be determined in consultation with the co-directors and led by the student’s primary language advisor.

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