School of Humanities and Social Science
Coordinator: J. Edwards
Faculty: J. Allain, I. Ivekovic, M. Khaddar, M. Rieker, J. Thompson
This diploma is administered by the Department of History. It offers a broad program of interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis on the current institutions and policies of Europe. The program of seminars and taught courses is designed as an informative background for those entering professional fields where a working knowledge of Europe will be an advantage. The program takes two semesters to complete beginning in the fall of each academic year.
An applicant is expected to have completed an undergraduate degree with a GPA of 3.00 or equivalent. The language of instruction is English in which students must be thoroughly competent. Students will complete five required courses, of which one is an external seminar. They will in addition select one elective. Two of the five required courses are conducted with the participation of representative of the European Union.
Students take a total of six courses, three in each semester, Five of the courses are required, the sixth may be chosen as scheduled from the elective courses available for this program.