Regional Specialization

Europe (2018-2019 Academic Year)

  • REGIONAL SPECIALIZATION COURSES MAY NOT OVERLAP WITH YOUR MAJOR.
  • Students entering as freshman must take 3 courses, of which 2 are UPPER DIVISION courses (#100-199).
  • Students entering as transfers must take 2 UPPER DIVISION courses (#100-199).
  • Only ONE course can be taken P/NP.
  • Language courses may not count for both language requirement and regional specialization.
  • Students must take ALL courses from the SAME region.
  • See General Catalog for complete course descriptions and pre-requisites: http://www.ucsd.edu/catalog
  • Students may overlap their Regional Specialization requirement with the Upper-Division Writing requirement. Please see Approved Courses for Upper-Division Writing [PDF] to determine which classes are eligible for overlap. 

(^) Must take at least TWO UPPER DIVISION courses to satisfy the Regional Specialization requirement
(#) Courses taught in native language, not English.
(*) May be used for Regional Specialization OR Fine Art requirement, NOT BOTH

Communication

Course Number

Course Title

COMM 104E Comparative Media Systems: Europe

History

Course Number

Course Title

HIEU 102 Roman History
HIEU 102A Ancient Roman Civilization
HIEU 103 Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
HIEU 104 Byzantine Empire
HIEU 104A The Byzantine Empire, 3rd-7th Century
HIEU 104B The Byzantine Empire, 7th-11th Century
HIEU 104C The Byzantine Empire, 11th-15th Century
HIEU 105 The Early Christian Church
HIEU 105S Devotions, Doctrines, and Divisions: Religion in Early Modern European Society
HIEU 106 Egypt, Greece and Rome
HIEU 107 Pagan Europe and its Christian Aftermath (cross-listed with RELI 147)
HIEU 109 Blood, Soil, Boundaries: Nationalism in Europe
HIEU 110 The Rise of Europe
HIEU 111 Europe in the Middle Ages
HIEU 115 The Pursuit of the Millennium
HIEU 116A Greek & the Balkans, Ottoman Expansion
HIEU 116B Greece and the Balkans in the age of Nationalism
HIEU 116C Greece and the Balkans during the Twentieth Century
HIEU 116CD Greece and the Balkans during the 20th Century
HIEU 117A Greece & the Balkans, Age of Nationalism
HIEU 117B Greece & the Balkans - 20th Century
HIEU 118 Americanization in Europe
HIEU 120 The Renaissance in Italy
HIEU 122 Ancient Greece from the Bronze age to the Peloponnesian War
HIEU 123 Ancient Greece from classical Athens to Cleopatra
HIEU 125 Reformation Europe
HIEU 127 Sport in the Modern World
HIEU 128 Europe since 1945
HIEU 129 Paris, Past and Present
HIEU 130 Europe in the Eighteenth Century
HIEU 131 The French Revolution: 1789-1814
HIEU 132 Germany from Luther to Bismark
HIEU 134 The Formation of the Russian Empire 800-1855
HIEU 136B Europe Society & Social Thought 1870 - 1989
HIEU 139 Sex and Gender from the Renaissance to the French Revolution
HIEU 140 History of Women and Gender in Europe: From the French Revolution to the Present
HIEU 141 European Diplomatic History, 1870-1945
HIEU 142 European Intellectual History, 1780-1870
HIEU 143 European Intellectual History, 1870-1945
HIEU 144 Topics in European History
HIEU 145 The Holocaust as Public History
HIEU 146 Fascism, Communism and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy: Europe 1919-1945
HIEU 150 Modern British History
HIEU 151 Spain Since 1808
HIEU 152 The Worst of Times: Everyday Life in Authoritarian and Dictatorial Societies
HIEU 153 Topics in Modern European History
HIEU 153A Nineteenth-Century France
HIEU 154 Modern Germany History: From Bismarck to Hitler
HIEU 156 History of the Soviet Union: 1905-1991
HIEU 157 Religion & the Law in Modern European History
HIEU 158 Why Hitler? How Auschwitz?
HIEU 159 Three Centuries of Zionism
HIEU 161 Topics in Roman History
HIEU 160 Topics in Ancient Greek History
HIEU 162 Topics in Byzantine History
HIEU 163 Special Topics in Medieval History
HIEU 171 Special Topics in 20th-Century Europe
HIEU 172 Comparative European Fascism
HIEU 174 The Holocaust: A Psychological Approach
HIEU 176 Politics in the Jewish Past
HIEU 178 Soviet History
HIEU 181 Immigration, Ethnicity, & Identification in Contemporary European Society
(Will not receive credit for both HIEU181 & ERC 101)
HIEU 182 The Muslim Experience in Contemporary European Society
HIEU 183 Social History & Anthropology/Mediterranean
HIEU 184 Yugoslavia: Before, During, & After
HIEU 199 Independent Study in European History
HISC 106 The Scientific Revolution
HISC 107 The Emergence of Modern Science
HISC 109 Invention of Tropical Disease
HISC 114 The Darwinian Legacy
HISC 166 The Galileo Affair
HIUS 133 The Golden Age of Piracy
HITO 134 International Law: War Crimes and Genocide
HITO 156 Diversity Equity and inclusion in the United States and Europe: Multiple Multiculturalisms

Linguistics

Course Number

Course Title

LIGN 143 The Structure of Spanish

Literature

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Course Title

^LTEN 21 Introduction to the Literature of the British Isles: Pre-1660
^LTEN 22 Introduction to the Literature of the British Isles: 1660-1832
^LTEN 23 Introduction to the Literature of the British: 1832-Present
LTEN 107 Chaucer
LTEN 110-144 Any LTEN course numbered 110-144
LTEU 105 Medieval Studies
LTEU 109 Studies in 18th Century European Literature
LTEU 110 European Romanticism
LTEU 111 European Realism
LTEU 125 Faust in European Literature
LTEU 130 German Literature in Translation
LTEU 137 Seminars in German Culture
LTEU 139 Marx/Nietzsche/Freud
LTEU 140 Italian Literature in Translation
LTEU 145 Studies in Modern Italian Poetry
LTEU 146 Studies in Modern Italian Prose
LTEU 150A Survey of Russian and Soviet Literature in Translation 1800-1860
LTEU 150B Survey of Russian and Soviet Literature in Translation 1860-1917
LTEU 150C Survey of Russian and Soviet Literature in Translation 1917-Present
LTEU 154 Russian Culture
LTEU 158 Single Author in Russian Literature in Translation
^#LTFR 2A Intermediate French I
^#LTFR 2B Intermediate French II
^#LTFR 2C Intermediate French III: Comp./Cultural Topics
^#LTFR 50 Intermediate French III: Textual Analysis
#LTFR 115 Themes in Intellectual & Literacy History
#LTFR 116 Themes in Intellectual & Literary History
#LTFR 121 The Middle Ages & The Renaissance
#LTFR 122 Topics in Seventeenth-Century French Literature
#LTFR 123 Eighteenth Century
#LTFR 124 Nineteenth Century
#LTFR 125 Twentieth Century
#LTFR 141 Topics in Literatures in French
#LTFR 142 Topics in Literary Genres in French
#LTFR 143 Topics in Major Authors in French
#LTFR 164 Topics in Modern French Culture
#LTGK 101 Greek Composition
#LTGK 102 Greek Poetry
#LTGK 103 Greek Drama
#LTGK 104 Greek Prose
#LTGK 105 Topics in Greek Literature
^#LTGM 2A Intermediate German I
^#LTGM 2B Intermediate German II
^#LTGM 2C Intermediate German III
#LTGM 100 German Studies I: Aesthetic Cultures
#LTGM 101 German Studies II: National Identities
#LTGM 130 German Literary Prose
#LTGM 132 German Poetry
#LTGM 134 New German Cinema
#LTGM 190 Seminars in German Culture
#LTLA 100 Introduction to Latin Literature
#LTLA 102 Latin Poetry
#LTLA 103 Latin Drama
#LTLA 104 Latin Prose
#LTLA 105 Topics in Latin Literature
^#LTIT 2A Intermediate Italian I
^#LTIT 2B Intermediate Italian II
^#LTIT 50 Advanced Italian
#LTIT 100 Introduction to Literatures in Italian
#LTIT 115 Medieval Studies
#LTIT 122 Studies in Modern Italian Culture
#LTIT 137 Studies in Modern Italian Prose
#LTIT 161 Advanced Stylistics and Conversation
^#LTRU2A-B-C Second Year Russian
#LTRU 104A Advanced Practicum in Russian
#LTRU 104B Advanced Practicum in Russian
#LTRU 104C Advanced Practicum in Russian
#LTRU 110A Survey of Russian and Soviet Literature in Translation 1800-1860
#LTRU 110B Survey of Russian and Soviet Literature in Translation 1860-1917
#LTRU 110C Survey of Russian and Soviet Literature in Translation 1917-present
#LTRU 123 Single Author in Russian Literature
#LTRU 150 Russian Culture: The Modern Period
^#LTSP2A Intermediate Spanish I
^#LTSP 2B Intermediate Spanish II
^#LTSP 2C Intermediate Spanish III
^#LTSP 2C Intermediate/Advanced Spanish: Bilingual
^#LTSP 2E Advanced Readings and Composition: Bilingual
^#LTSP 50A Readings in Peninsular Literature
#LTSP 100 Major Works of the Middle Ages
#LTSP 116 Representations of Spanish Colonialism
#LTSP 119C Cervantes: Don Quixote
LTSP 122 The Romantic Movement in Spain
#LTSP 123 Topics in Modern Spanish Culture
#LTSP 129 Spanish Writing after 1939
#LTSP 130A Development of Spanish Literature
^LTWL 4A Fiction & Film in 20th Century French Society
^LTWL 4D Fiction and Film in 20th Century Italian Society
^LTWL 19A-B-C Intro to the Ancient Greeks & Romans
LTWL 106 The Classical Tradition
LTWL 111 Medieval Studies
LTWL 123 Vampires in Literature

Music

Course Number

Course Title

*^MUS 4

Intro to Western Music

*^MUS 9

Symphony

*^MUS 18

Klezmer Music

*MUS 112

Topics in European Music Before 1750

*MUS 120A

History of Music in Western Culture 1

*MUS 120B

History of Music in Western Culture 2

*MUS 120C

History of Music in Western Culture 3

Philosophy

Course Number

Course Title

^PHIL 31 Introduction to Ancient Philosophy
^PHIL 32 Philosophy and the Rise of Modern Science
^PHIL 33 Philosophy between Reason and Despair
PHIL 100 Plato
PHIL 101 Aristotle
PHIL 102 Hellenistic Philosophy
PHIL 104 The Rationalists
PHIL 105 The Empiricists
PHIL 106 Kant
PHIL 107 Hegel
PHIL 110 History of Philosophy: Ancient
PHIL 111 History of Philosophy: Early Modern
PHIL 112 History of Philosophy: Late Modern
PHIL 166 Classics in Political Philosophy
PHIL 180 Phenomenology
PHIL 181 Existentialism

Political Science

Course Number

Course Title

POLI 110A Citizens & Saints: Political Thought from Plato
to Augustine
POLI 110B Sovereigns, Subjects, & the Modern State:
Political Thought from Machiavelli to Rousseau
POLI 110C Revolution and Reaction: Political Thought
From Kant to Nietzsche
POLI 114B Marxist Political Thought
POLI 120A Political Development of Western Europe
POLI 120B The German Political System
POLI 120C Politics in France
POLI 120D German: Before, During, and After Division
POLI 120E Scandinavian Politics
POLI 120G British Politics
POLI 120H European Integration
POLI 120I Politics in Italy
POLI 123 Politics of Empire in Comparative Perspective
POLI 126AA Fundamentals of Political Economy: Modern
Capitalism
POLI 126AB Politics & Economics in Eastern Europe
POLI 130AA The Soviet Successor States
POLI 130AD The Politics of the Russian Revolution

Study of Religion

Course Number

Course Title

RELI 147 Pagan Europe and Its Christian Aftermath

Sociology

Course Number

Course Title

SOCI 106M Holocaust Diaries
SOCI 178 The Holocaust
SOCI 188F Modern Jewish Societies and Israeli Society
SOCI 136E Sociology of Mental Illness: A Historical Approach

Theatre & Dance

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Course Title

*TDAC 105 Rehearsing Shakespeare
*TDHT 104 Italian Comedy
*TDHT 105 French Comedy

Visual Arts

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Course Title

*^VIS 20 Intro to Art History
*VIS 120A Greek Art
*VIS 120B Roman Art
*VIS 120C Late Antique Art
*VIS 121AN The Idea of Medieval Art
*VIS 121B Castles, Cathedrals, and Cities
*VIS 121H Medieval Multiculturalism
*VIS 124D Paris, Capital of the Nineteenth Century
*VIS 125A Twentieth-Century Art
*VIS 122AN Renaissance Art
*VIS 122CN Leonardo do Vinci in Context
*VIS 122D Michelangelo
*VIS 122F Leonardo’s La Gioconda
*VIS 123AN Between Spirit and Flesh: Northern Art of the Early Renaissance
*VIS 124BN Art and the Enlightenment
*VIS 124CN Nineteenth Century Art
*VIS 125DN Marcel Duchamp
*VIS 158 Histories of Photography
Last Updated: 10/23/18