Polish : Degrees & Policies

Degrees Offered

Undergraduate: Minor

Polish Studies - Minor

Acceptance Criteria

Acceptance to Track A requires completion of POL 101 Elementary Polish 1st Semester and POL 102 Elementary Polish 2nd Semester. Acceptance to Track B requires completion of any Polish Studies course with a grade of C or above.

Track a

Prerequisite Language Courses
POL 101 Elementary Polish 1st Semester
POL 102 Elementary Polish 2nd Semester

Required Language Courses
POL 203 Intermediate Polish 1st Semester
POL 204 Intermediate Polish 2nd Semester

Required Upper Level Courses
Four courses (12 credit hours) chosen from the following:
POL 305 Advanced Polish: Part I
POL 306 Advanced Polish: Part II
POL 323 Polish Literature in Translation
POL 324 Poland Today
POL 338 Poland in Europe
POL 499 Independent Study
POL 410 Special Topics (repeatable for credit)
POL 411 Special Topics (repeatable for credit)

Summary
Total required credit hours for the minor...18 (+ 6 hours prerequisites)

Note: One 300 or 400 level course from the following list of approved courses may substitute for a required upper level course.
These courses will be reviewed annually by the Director to ensure that they are taught by collaborating faculty and contain significant Polish Studies content. Also, courses other these can be used towards the Minor if they are shown to have a significant Polish content and receive approval by the Director of the Polish program.


HIS 313 20th Century Europe
HIS 319 Europe Between the World Wars, 1919-39
HIS 346 19th Century Europe
HIS 383 War & State: European Foundations
HIS 384 War and Peace since 1800
HIS 371 Social History of Europe
HIS 395 History of the Cold War
HIS 456 European Underground Movements
HIS 475 The Great War and European Society
PSC 351 Politics in E. Europe Post Soc. Sts.

Track B

Required 200 level courses
Two courses (6 hours) chosen from the following:
POL 222 Polish Culture: Theatre
POL 223 Topics
POL 231 Introduction to Polish Literature
POL 232 Introduction to Polish Literature
POL 210 Special Topics
POL 211 Special Topics

Required Upper Level Courses
Four courses (12 semester hours) chosen from the following:
POL 305 Advanced Polish: Part I
POL 306 Advanced Polish: Part II
POL 323 Polish Literature in Translation
POL 324 Poland Today
POL 338 Poland in Europe
POL 499 Independent Study
POL 410 Special Topics (repeatable for credit)
POL 411 Special Topics (repeatable for credit)

Summary
Total required credit hours for the minor...18

Note: One course from the following list of approved courses may be substituted for a required 200 level course.

HIS 221 Eastern Europe
HIS 227 Twentieth-Century Europe and the World
HIS 299 The Holocaust and History

Note: One course from the following list of approved courses may be substituted for a required upper level course.
These courses will be reviewed annually by the Director to ensure that they are taught by collaborating faculty and contain significant Polish Studies content. Also, courses other these can be used towards the Minor if they are shown to have a significant Polish content and receive approval by the Director of the Polish program.


HIS 313 20th Century Europe
HIS 319 Europe Between the World Wars, 1919-39
HIS 346 19th Century Europe
HIS 383 War & State: European Foundations
HIS 384 War and Peace since 1800
HIS 371 Social History of Europe
HIS 395 History of the Cold War
HIS 456 European Underground Movements
HIS 475 The Great War and European Society
PSC 351 Politics in E. Europe Post Soc. Sts.

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:02:42 EST