Graduate Courses

List of CGES Course Offerings

Spring 2016 MAGES Course Offerings

Fall 2015 MAGES Course Offerings

Spring 2015 MAGES Course Offerings

Fall 2014 MAGES Course Offerings

MAGES students complete a minimum of 48 semester hours, including the 18-credit hour required core curriculum, 6 credits of interdisciplinary electives, and 24 credits of free electives. Students take four courses per semester for two academic years as part of the MAGES program, and have the opportunity to take an additional language class at no cost. Language classes do not count towards the MAGES degree, but allow students to develop proficiency in foreign languages. 

Typical MA in German and European Studies (MAGES) Curriculum

Year One Fall Semester

  • The Politics of Europe and the European Union
  • The European Economy
  • Modern German and European History
  • Interdisciplinary Elective
  • Language course (Optional)

Year One Spring Semester

  • Theorizing Culture
  • International Relations in Europe
  • Interdisciplinary Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Language Course (Optional)

Summer - Internship, Language Study, or Research

Year Two Fall Semester

  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective

Year Two Spring Semester

  • MAGES Master’s Project Seminar
  • Free Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Internship for Credit