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Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Minor
School of Arts, Education, and Humanities

20 credits

The program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies focuses on the cultural and social interactions of various peoples of those eras. The program is international in scope and range, giving students a better understanding of the kinds of exchanges that take place when different cultures come into contact, and providing them with the tools and knowledge to understand the history and dynamics of a globalized world.

Minor Requirements

HIST 336 The Medieval World: 400-1500

Electives

16 credits

Of the remaining four courses (16 credits), one must be a Medieval elective (4 credits) and one must be an Early Modern elective (4 credits). Two electives (8 credits) must be at the 300 level or higher.

Medieval Electives

4 credits minimum

Select one from the following:

  • ART 312 Topics in Medieval Art
  • ART 492 Art History Seminar (Medieval topic)
  • IHENG 220 Readings in British Literature (Medieval topic)
  • ENG 323 Medieval Literature
  • ENG 324 Chaucer
  • ENG 490 Advanced Studies (Medieval topic)

Early Modern Electives

4 credits minimum

Select one from the following:

  • ART 213 Italian Renaissance Art
  • ART 492 Art History Seminar (Renaissance topic)
  • IHENG 220 Readings in British Literature (Early Modern topic)
  • ENG 326 English Renaissance Literature
  • ENG 327 Shakespeare: Poetry and Plays
  • ENG 490 Advanced Studies (Early Modern topic)
  • HIST 337 Europe 1400-1600