European Studies is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the politics, culture, economy, society and history of Europe, and on Europe’s place in the world. Through consultation with a faculty advisor or the program director, students choosing to minor in European Studies may design their coursework to focus on a theme that spans multiple disciplines including communications, economics, history, political science, literature, sociology, philosophy, the arts and more. The program also encourages students to complete some of their coursework through study abroad in Europe.

Questions regarding coursework for a European Studies minor may be directed to the Program Director. Questions regarding minor requirements or may be directed to the Program Coordinator.

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Program Advising


Program Director

William Tronzo

Office: Visual Arts 351
Phone: 534-3745

Academic Advising

  • Course Recommendations
  • Study Abroad
  • Petition for Exception Approvals

Program Coordinator

Mitzy Martinez

Office: Hum. & Social Sci. 1005
Phone: 534-4551

Administrative Advising

  • How to Petiton Exceptions 
  • Degree Audits
  • Basic Major/Minor Requirements
  • General Questions
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CAESAR Programs Coordinator

Mitzy Martinez
(858) 534-4551

Humanities & Social Sciences
First floor, Room 1005

Office Hours
Mon.-Fri, 7:30am - 4:00pm