European History

By studying European history, students can learn about the past and how it's shaped the European nations and cultures and those they've influenced. This field can lead to several career opportunities both in the United States and abroad.

Inside European History

European history students focus on the history of life and events in Europe. Within the field of European history, areas of concentration could include modern life, the Renaissance, the Reformation, aspects of Roman history, social history, family history and cultural history.

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Associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs are available. Students can select a European history degree program or a history degree program with a specialization in European history or European history courses. Students can also pursue a language or a cultural program, such as French or German, and learn about aspects of European history as they affect that specific nation. Cultural studies can give students a different perspective on the people, their culture and their history. The following pages include studies in European history as part of degree programs or as individual courses. Read about the options available so you can pursue a field that meets your academic and career goals.

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