Minor in Polish Studies

Requirements for the Minor

Students from other disciplines who want to minor in Polish Studies must complete 12 semester hours, including:

Required Courses
CEES 224Introduction to Literary Analysis of Central Eastern European Texts3
or CEES 225 Introduction to Central and Eastern European Cultures
9 semester hours of coursework in Polish at the 100, 200, 300, or 400 levels, excluding POL 101, POL 102, and POL 103. A minimum of 6 semester hours must be taken at the 200 level or above. a9
Total Hours12

POL 104 is recommended. Native and heritage speakers who place out of POL 104 should register for POL 201, POL 202, or POL 203, and may be eligible for up to 8 hours of retroactive credit. Students should consult an LAS advisor for eligibility for retroactive credit once they complete POL 201, POL 202, or POL 203

Note: CEES topics courses that focus on Polish or Polish-Jewish Studies may be used to satisfy the 9-semester-hour requirement for the Polish Studies minor with approval from the departmental advisor. No more than 3 hours in courses cross-listed with the Department of History may be applied to the minor.

Note: Students with a Minor in Polish Studies, with a GPA of 3.00 or higher, are eligible to apply for the Dr. Bolesław and Krystyna Mazur Scholarships in Undergraduate Polish Studies.