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Region: European History

Europe not only has a rich human of its own, but Europeans and European culture has had a profound impact on other peoples and places around the world. This path lets those of you who love European history to specialize in that area, to investigate Europe’s enduring global legacies, and to fulfill all of our major requirements at the same time.

Lower–Division Credits: 16 Credits/4 Courses

HIST 101, Ancient Mediterranean (4 credits)
HIST 102, Making Europe (4 credits)
HIST 103, Europe & the World (4 credits)
HIST 290, Historian’s Craft (4 credits)

Upper-Division Credits: 12 300-Level Credits

HIST 301, Modern Europe I: 18th Century (4 upper-division credits; History Before 1800; Europe Field)
HIST 321, Late Middle Ages in Europe (4 upper-division credits; History Before 1800; Europe Field)
HIST 381, Latin America II: 1750-1910 (4 upper-division credits; Latin America Field)

Upper-Division Credits: 21 400-Level Credits

HIST 415, Age of Exploration (4 400-level credits; History Before 1800, World Field)
HIST 415, World War II (4 400-level credits; World Field)
HIST 428, Eastern Europe in the 20th Century (4 400-level credits; Europe Field)
HIST 483, Top: Spiritual Conquest (4 400-level credits; History Before 1800, Latin America Field)
HIST 407 Seminar, Stalinism (5 400-level credits; Europe Field [if necessary])

History Major Language Requirement

Russian 101-203 (2 years of a second language)

Notes: This student has developed a path that emphasizes the history of Europe (including European colonization and cultural influence) while also fulfilling History Department credit requirements, the upper-division History Before 1800 requirement, the upper-division Distribution/Breadth Field requirement (US, Europe, and World), the HIST 407 Seminar requirement, and has taken care of the major second language requirement (as well as the UO BA second language requirement) by completing Russian 203. Majors should note that, as is true of all of the path suggestions found here, but perhaps along with the US path particularly true of this one, it would be possible to construct this option with an entirely different set of courses.