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European and Russian Studies

Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
(Faculty of Public Affairs)
1311 Dunton Tower
613-520-2888
carleton.ca/eurus

This section presents the requirements for:

Graduation Requirements

In addition to the requirements listed below, students must satisfy:

  1. the University regulations, including the process of Academic Performance Evaluation (see the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar),
  2. the common regulations applying to all B.A. students including those relating to First-Year Seminars and for Breadth (see Academic Regulations and Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree).

Students must fulfil the requirements listed below for one of the two concentration areas. Students must also attain proficiency in a major European language appropriate to the area concentration, as noted. (See language requirement below).

Individualized programs can be worked out with the Honours Adviser. Students should consult the Institute when planning their program and selecting courses.

Institute Language Requirement

All candidates are required to have knowledge of a major European language to be selected from the following: Russian, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish. The choice of language depends on the concentration that the student has selected within the European and Russian Studies program.

This requirement may be fulfilled in one of two ways:

  1. Completion of 1.0 credit from the list of the following courses (or equivalent): RUSS 2010 and RUSS 2020 or one of FREN 2100 [1.0]; GERM 3110 [1.0]; SPAN 3110 [1.0]; ITAL 3110 [1.0].
  2. Certification by the unit offering the relevant language or the Institute that the student has attained a level of language proficiency equivalent to completion of one of the courses above, or, for Polish, an equivalent level.

Program Requirements

European and Russian Studies B.A. Honours (20.0 credits)

  1. Credits Included in the Major CGPA (10.5 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit from HIST 1001 [1.0], HIST 1002 [1.0], FYSM 1102 [1.0], or approved sections of FYSM 1405 [1.0];
  2. 2.0 credits in EURR 2000 [1.0], PSCI 3207, and EURR 4003;
  3. 0.5 credit from ECON 3807 or ECON 3808;

and one of the following concentrations, also included in the Major CGPA:

Concentration in Russian and Eurasian Studies (7.0 credits)
  1. 1.0 credit from HIST 2600 [1.0] or HIST 3600 [1.0];
  2. 1.0 credit in PSCI which must include either PSCI 3208 or PSCI 3209 and may include PSCI 3704 or PSCI 3705;
  3. 0.5 credit in GEOG 3600;
  4. 2.0 credit in Russian and Eurasian Studies Electives at the 4000-level, one of which may be EURR 4908 [1.0] (not RUSS);
  5. 2.5 credit in Russian and Eurasian Studies Electives;
  6. The Institute Language requirement must be satisfied in Russian.
Concentration in European Studies and European Integration (7.0 credits)
  1. 1.0 credit from: HIST 2509 [1.0], HIST 2801 [1.0], HIST 3800, HIST 3801;
  2. 0.5 credit in PSCI 3206;
  3. 0.5 credit from: PSCI 3704, PSCI 3705;
  4. 0.5 credit from: GEOG 3600 or GEOG 3603;
  5. 2.0 credits in European Studies and European Integration Electives at the 4000-level, one of which may be 4908 [1.0] (not FREN, GERM, ITAL, SPAN);
  6. 2.5 credits in European Studies and European Integration Electives;
  7. The Institute Language requirement must be satisfied in French, German, Italian or Spanish, Polish, or Russian;
  1. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA (9.5 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit in ECON 1000 or FYSM 1003;
  2. 8.5 credits in free electives.

Note: the area concentration may include approved literature and civilization courses, including approved courses offered at the University of Ottawa.

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European and Russian Studies B.A. Combined Honours (20.0 credits)

  1. Credits Included in the EURUS Major CGPA (7.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit in EURR 2000 [1.0];
  2. 0.5 credit from ECON 3807 or ECON 3808;

and one of the following Concentrations, also included in the Major CGPA:

Concentration in Russian and Eurasian Studies
  1. 1.0 credit from HIST 2600 [1.0] or HIST 3600 [1.0];
  2. 1.0 credit from PSCI 3208, PSCI 3209, or PSCI 3704;
  3. 1.5 credit in Russian and Eurasian Studies Electives at the 4000-level (not RUSS), one of which may be EURR 4908;
  4. 2.0 credits in Russian Area Electives;
  5. The Institute Language requirement must be satisfied in Russian;
Concentration in European Studies and European Integration
  1. 1.0 credit from HIST 2509 [1.0], HIST 2801 [1.0], HIST 3800, or HIST 3801;
  2. 0.5 credit in PSCI 3207;
  3. 0.5 credit from PSCI 3206, PSCI 3704, or PSCI 3705;
  4. 0.5 credit in EURR 4003;
  5. 1.0 credit at the 4000-level in European Studies and European Integration, one of which may be EURR 4908 [1.0] (not FREN, GERM, ITAL, SPAN, or RUSS);
  6. 2.0 credits in European Studies and European Integration Electives;
  7. The Institute Language requirement must be satisfied in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, or Russian;
  1. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA requirements:
  1. The requirements from the other discipline must be satisfied;
  2. 1.0 credit from ECON 1000 or FYSM 1003;
  3. 5.0 credits in electives not in courses with code EURR or the other discipline;
  4. Sufficient free electives to make 20.0 credits for the degree.
Notes:
  1. At most, one Honours essay course from either department may be counted toward this Combined program. The Honours essay topic must be in the Concentration area.
  2. Combined Honours in European and Russian Studies and Journalism is available only to students already admitted to the Bachelor of Journalism degree.
  3. No more than 1.0 credit from HIST 1001 [1.0] and HIST 1002 [1.0] may be counted toward the concentration requirements included in the Major CGPA in the B.A. Combined Honours.

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EURUS Electives Categories

Russian and Eurasian Electives
Economics
ECON 3600, ECON 3808, ECON 4806
European and Russian Studies
FYSM 1002 [1.0], FYSM 1601 [1.0], EURR 4002, EURR 4005, EURR 4006, EURR 4007, EURR 4008, EURR 4009, EURR 4100, EURR 4101, EURR 4107, EURR 4202, EURR 4203, EURR 4204, EURR 4205, EURR 4207, EURR 4208, EURR 4908 [1.0]
Geography
GEOG 3600
History
FYSM 1405 (approved sections only), HIST 2205 [1.0], HIST 2600 [1.0], HIST 3600 [1.0], HIST 3605, HIST 4600 [1.0], HIST 4602
Law
LAWS 3603, LAWS 3604, LAWS 4806
Philosophy
PHIL 2201, PHIL 2202
Political Science
PSCI 3208, PSCI 3209, PSCI 3311, PSCI 3704, PSCI 3705, PSCI 3308, PSCI 3309, PSCI 4501, PSCI 4502, PSCI 4503, PSCI 4505, PSCI 4601
Russian
No more than 2.0 credits from RUSS 2010, RUSS 2020, RUSS 3010, RUSS 3020, RUSS 4010, RUSS 4020
Sociology
SOCI 2005 [1.0]
European Studies and European Integration Electives
Art History
ARTH 2403, ARTH 2502, ARTH 2600, ARTH 3505, ARTH 4505
Economics
ECON 3600 (or one or both of ECON 3601, ECON  3602), ECON 3807, ECON 3808, ECON 4806, ECON  4807
European and Russian Studies
FYSM 1601 [1.0], EURR 4005, EURR 4006, EURR  4008, EURR 4100, EURR 4101, EURR 4104, EURR 4106, EURR 4201, EURR 4204, EURR 4908 [1.0]
French
FREN 1100, FREN 2100 (No more than 2.0 credits in FREN, GERM, ITAL and SPAN). Other French courses relevant to the program may be used as electives, with the approval of the undergraduate supervisor.
Geography
GEOG 3600, GEOG 3603
German
GERM 2010, GERM 2020, GERM 2110 [1.0], GERM 3110 [1.0], GERM 4110 [1.0] (No more than 2.0 credits in FREN, GERM, ITAL, SPAN, and RUSS)
History
HIST 1001, HIST 1002, HIST 2205 [1.0], HIST 2500 [1.0], HIST 2504 [1.0], HIST 2505 [1.0], HIST 2509  [1.0], HIST 2801 [1.0], HIST 3105, HIST 3108 [1.0], HIST 3115, HIST 3200, HIST 3201 [1.0], HIST 3603, HIST 3800, HIST 3801, HIST 3802, HIST 3902, HIST 4200 [1.0]
Italian
ITAL 2010, ITAL 2020, ITAL 2110 [1.0], ITAL 3110[1.0], ITAL 4110 [1.0] (No more than 2.0 credits in FREN, GERM, ITAL, and SPAN);
Law
LAWS 3603, LAWS 3604, LAWS 4806
Music
MUSI 1001, MUSI 2103, MUSI 2104, MUSI 2105
Political Science
PSCI 3206, PSCI 3308, PSCI 3309, PSCI 3500, PSCI 3600, PSCI 3703, PSCI 3704, PSCI 3705, PSCI 4103, PSCI 4305 [1.0], PSCI 4505, PSCI 4903 [1.0], PSCI 4904 [1.0]
Philosophy
PHIL 2101, PHIL 2103, PHIL 2201, PHIL 2202, PHIL 3002, PHIL 3003, PHIL 3005, PHIL 3009
Russian
No more than 2.0 credits from RUSS 2010, RUSS 2020, RUSS 3010, RUSS 3020, RUSS 4010, RUSS 4020
Sociology
SOCI 2005 [1.0]
Spanish
SPAN 2010, SPAN 2020, SPAN 2110[1.0], SPAN 3010, SPAN 3020, SPAN 3110[1.0], SPAN 4010, SPAN 4020, SPAN 4110[1.0] (No more than 2.0 credits in FREN, GERM, ITAL, SPAN, and RUSS)
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