Irish Studies Minor

Explore Ireland and Irish culture, society and heritage with a minor in Irish Studies

Embark on an unforgettable journey into Ireland’s ancient past, culture and literature with a minor in Irish Studies. Gain rich experiential learning through real-world experiences by studying abroad in Ireland.

Learn About Our Minor in Irish Studies

Student Experience

Experiential credit may be accrued through our semester study abroad program at the Institute of Art, Design, and Technology at Dun Laoghaire, Ireland through a January term, or participation in a faculty-student summer research project.

Curriculum

Students will complete the following requirements in order to achieve a minor in Irish Studies.

Irish Studies Minor Requirements

IRISH STUDIES MINOR
Division of Language & Literature

Kate McCarthy-Gilmore, Ph. D., Chair

Students who seek an interdisciplinary study of Irish culture, literature, and history may pursue the Irish Studies minor.

Requirements for the minor in Irish Studies: 
Experiental credit may  be accured through our semester study abroad program at the Institute of Art, Design, and Technology at Dun Laoghaire, through a January term, or participation in a faculty-student summer research project.

Req Course Cr’s
1 Elective: Experiential Learning 3 to 12
Select between six to fifteen credits from Req 2 for a total of 18 credits in the minor. 
2 The Rise and Fall of the Celtic Tiger-AC 3
2 The Irish in America-AC 3
2 The Nature of Ireland-AI, EC 3
2 Irish Gothic-AC 3
2 Modern Irish Literature and Culture 3
2 Ireland in Film 3
2 Irish Women’s Writing-AC, EI 3
2 British/Irish Poetry: 1900 to present 3
2 The Celts-AC, EI 3
2 Imperial Geographies-AA 3
2 Irish Cinema 3
2 Elective: Other Topics course under development 3
18 total required credits

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