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Degrees and Programs

Requirements for the Minor

One choice from among the following (3 credits) (Introductory Level):

English 366: Introduction to Irish Literature

History 230: Ireland from the Earliest Times

Two choices from among the following (6 credits) (Social Science):

Irish Studies 103: The Irish in America

Anthropology 247: Archaeology of Ireland

History 229: Politics and Religion in Early Modern England and Ireland (a PLAS course)

History 231: Ireland since 1690

History 304 (currently History 200): Northern Ireland since 1968

History 352: History of the Celtic World

Two choices from among the following (6 credits) (Language and Literature):

Irish Studies 101, 102: Beginning Irish 1 and 2

English 365: Celtic Myth and Literature

English 367: Modern Irish Literature

English 368W: Modern Irish Writers

In special circumstances and with the approval of the Director, one appropriate department or Special Studies course not listed above may be offered in fulfillment of this requirement. For example, the Senior Seminar English 391W, when the topic is Joyce, or Literature 340: History and Literature, when the topic is Irish Drama in Context would be acceptable.


One choice from among the following (3 credits):

Irish Studies 390: Advanced Seminar in Irish Studies

Irish Studies 391: History and Memory

Introductory level history or literature course:              3 credits

Two courses in Social Science:                                  6 credits

Two courses in Language and Literature:                     6 credits

Advanced seminar:                                                  3 credits

TOTAL:                                                                                 18 credits


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