The Major in European Studies provides courses about European history and contemporary cultural, social, economic and political dimensions of the French- and German-speaking societies of Europe. Political science provides an important disciplinary focus. Students acquire knowledge and skills for the study of politics and society in French or German -Speaking area of Europe. Problems and prospects of European integration are introduced and the European Union is examined in detail. This is complemented by studies on European economic and business life so as to prepare students for future careers.