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.

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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)

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Core Curriculum

The Maryville Curriculum, often called the “core” curriculum, consists of 51 credit hours. Some general education requirements are completed by virtue of the student’s major; others may be met by demonstration of competence. Note that some courses meet requirements in more than one domain.

Core Domain
Approved Existing Classes for New Core
(Other Courses to be added)
First Year Seminar FYS110
Composition & Speech ENG110 & ENG120
Quantitative Literacy MTH110
Second Language Completion of a 120 course in second language (e.g., SPN120, etc.)
Creative Arts (CA) ART102, ART121*, ART124, ART125ART126, ART140, FNA140*, MUS140, THT101, THT140,
or 3 Hours credit in any one of the following:
MUSE12, MUSE13, MUSE14, MUSE15MUSE16, or THT204
Culture and Intercultural Dynamics (CD) WRC370 or an approved study abroad program
Ethical Citizenship in the World (EC) ETH490
Historical Reasoning (HR) ART212, ART311, HIS149, WCV180* or WCV190*
Literary Studies (LS) ENG160, ENG170, ENG180, ENG181, LIT270* or LIT290*
Mathematical Reasoning (MR) STA120, CSC111, or MTH125
Empirical Study of Person and Society (PS) ECN101, ECN201, ECN221, PLS211, PSY101, SLS260*, or SOC101
 Religion, Spirituality and Critical Thought (RS)  BIB130*, BIB140*, PHL149, REL130, REL140, or REL149
Scientific Reasoning
[Students must complete 2 courses: 1 life science (SL) and 1 physical science (SP). One of the 2 courses must include a lab]
(SL) BIO111, BIO112, BIO113, BIO115, BIO149 or BIO217
(SP) CHM111, CHM121, CHM149, PHY101, PHY149, PHY201
(Check code in Self-Service for SCI150* and SCI350*
 U.S. Pluralism(US) ASL307, ENG180, ENG181, GWS101, HIS112, HIS203, HIS303, PSY228, PSY334, SOC101 (If taken at MC only), SOC271, SOC315 or one of the following courses:

EXP200: Sounds of Appalachia
HIS149: Latin Americans in the United States
HIS149: The American Civil War, Emancipation and Reconstruction
PSY249: Diversity in America: San Francisco Case Study
REL211: The American Religious Experience (The Past, Present, and Future of Evangelicalism in America)
SOC: The Road to Justice

 *Not offered 2016-17 and thereafter