Irish Studies at Aquinas College

Irish Studies: About

This interdisciplinary minor is designed to offer comprehensive understanding of Irish culture in both historical and contemporary contexts.

Students who complete the Irish Studies minor will demonstrate or attain

  1. a basic understanding of Irish culture as evolving expressions of Irish identities
  2. a grasp of Irish history, including literary history
  3. a basic understanding of social and political issues operant in Ireland today and in an international context
  4. cross-disciplinary training
  5. research, study abroad, and/or internship experience
  6. an academic preparation adequate to pursue Irish Studies at the graduate level