College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Irish Studies > Irish Studies (Minor)
The Irish Studies minor is an interdisciplinary academic program focused on Ireland and its place in the world. The purpose of the minor is to give students access to another culture in order to enable them to better understand the role of culture in human society.
The study of Ireland is particularly apposite for a number of reasons:
Students can complete the 6 course Irish Studies Minor by completing one of the following two tracks:
1) For students who complete courses at DePaul University Chicago campus (i.e. do not participate in the Dublin Internship):
2) For students who participate in DePaul’s Parliamentary Internship in Dublin:
The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers a study abroad program in Dublin, Ireland, twice each year. It provides an excellent opportunity for students to get to know Ireland at first hand. It is not a compulsory part of the minor in Irish Studies. However, students taking part in the Study Abroad Program in Dublin may gain credit for four courses that count towards completion of the minor. Thus, for students who successfully complete the Dublin Internship, the requirements for the IRE minor are as follows:
For further information on the Dublin Parliamentary Internship courses please contact the Director of the Irish Studies Program.
Courses marked *are topical courses which may sometimes be on an Irish topic and sometimes not. Only when an Irish topic is offered – as given in the examples in parentheses in the list of courses above – will it count for the Irish Studies minor. When you register for such a course it will not automatically show up on the list of Irish Studies courses you have taken. You will need to contact the Director of Irish Studies at the beginning of the quarter, providing your name, DePaul ID number and SSN, and ask that the course be credited towards your Irish Studies minor. In due course the course will be credited towards the minor. This only applies to courses marked *. The process should work automatically for other courses.
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