American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Degree requirements



European Studies Major

European Studies Major is a four years program of courses covering European realities in such fields as:

  • history
  • literature
  • politics
  • integration
  • fine arts
  • mass media
  • Europeanization
  • research, etc.

Every student has to study one of an additional foreign language – French, German or Spanish, and learn disciplines by using these languages. ES students participate in Internships in international organizations to practice their theoretical knowledge and be ready for building their careers.  Final exams consist of the Senior Thesis writing and complex state exam in a second foreign language. Taking into consideration the results of second language learning ES student could be awarded by the Certificate.

ES graduate receives the BARD Diploma (USA) and Kyrgyz State diploma at the end of their study.

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European Studies Minor

European Studies Minor is a very popular program of secondary specialization. ES Minor includes 42 credits which can be counted as covering GenEd requirements at the same time.

ES Minor is based on:

  • European politics
  • society
  • culture
  • languages.

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European Studies concentration within the Liberal Arts Studies major

European Studies has a Liberal Arts concentration. There are ES courses covering requirements in second language, politics, society, and culture. The graduate has to defend the Senior Thesis and pass the complex state exam in the second language.

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