Overview

The minor in Medieval Studies gives students an opportunity to learn about the European Middle Ages from a variety of academic disciplines: literature, history, art, music, philosophy, and religion. It is most useful for those planning graduate study or teaching careers with a focus on the Middle Ages in any of these disciplines.

Course Offerings

The Minor in Medieval Studies requires a minimum of 15 hours. Requirements include five courses from the following list:

ART 313: Studies in Medieval Art (3 hrs.)
ENG 331: Chaucer in Middle English (3 hrs.)
HIS 342: Studies in Pre-Modern History (3 hrs.) (only when the course focus is sufficiently medieval; requires permission of the Coordinator of the minor)
LAT 110: Elementary Latin I (4 hrs.)
LAT 120: Elementary Latin II (4 hrs.)
LAT 201: Intermediate Latin I (3 hrs.)
LAT 202: Intermediate Latin II (3 hrs.)
MUS 313: History of Western Fine Arts Music to 1750 (3 hrs.)
PHL 201: Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (3 hrs.)
REL 346: Explorations in Christian Thought and Culture (3 hrs.) (only when the course focus is sufficiently medieval; requires permission of the Coordinator of the minor)