Minor in Medieval Studies

An undergraduate student examines a manuscript in the Zhang Legacy Collections CenterAre you looking for a minor that is self-directed and global in scope? If yes, then check out the Medieval Institute's medieval studies minor!

The medieval studies minor offers you the opportunity to explore many of your own interests and combine them in new and interesting ways.

 

Students with an undergraduate minor must complete 24 credit hours, to include the following:

Eighteen hours of electives may be chosen from eligible courses that include any substantial resources or subject matter from before the year 1800. Electives for the minor are approved by the director of the Medieval Institute, who is the advisor for the undergraduate minor. The student should take care that the courses selected represent the interdisciplinary nature of medieval studies.

Eligible courses

  • Anthropology
    • ANTH 1100: Lost Worlds and Archaeology
    • ANTH 3060 Archaeology of Civilization
    • ANTH 3440 Indigenous North America
  • Art and Art History
    • ART 2200 Caves to Cathedrals
    • ART 3210 Topics in Art History
    • ART 4210 Medieval Lives/Foreign Encounters
    • ART 5210 Topics in Art History
  • Classics
    • CLAS 1500 Classical Greek and Roman Mythology
    • CLAS 2500 Power and Morality
    • CLAS 3750 Topics in Classical Studies
  • English
    • ENGL 2110 Folklore and Mythology
    • ENGL 2520 Shakespeare
    • ENGL 3150 English Bible as Literature
    • ENGL 3300 British Literature I
    • ENGL 4520 Shakespeare Seminar
    • ENGL 5300 Medieval Literature
    • ENGL 5320 Renaissance Literature
    • ENGL 5750 Icelandic Sagas in Translation
    • ENGL 5760 Introduction to Old Norse
    • ENGL 5770 Advanced Readings in Old Norse
  • French
    • FREN 5400 Old French Language and Literature
  • History
    • HIST 1000 Early Western World
    • HIST 1450 Heroes and Villains
    • HIST 2020 World History to 1500
    • HIST 3100 Topics in History
    • HIST 3490 Ancient Near East
    • HIST 3500 Ancient Greece and the Hellenistic World
    • HIST 3510 Ancient Rome
    • HIST 3531 Early Christianity
    • HIST 3604 Europe after Rome, 400–1000
    • HIST 3606 Transformation of Medieval Europe, 1000–1500
    • HIST 3611 The Crusades: West Meets East
    • HIST 3612 Era of the Thirty Years War: Europe 1500–1650
    • HIST 3662 Russia to 1855
    • HIST 3702 Colonial Latin America
    • HIST 3766 Traditional China
    • HIST 3882 History of Africa and the Atlantic Slave Trade
    • HIST 5405 Topics in Ancient History
    • HIST 5500 Topics in Medieval History
    • HIST 5501 Medieval History Proseminar
  • Lee Honors College
    • HNRS 3201 Art of the Book
  • Latin
    • LAT 2030 Cicero
    • LAT 2040 Virgil
    • LAT 3240 Latin Literature
    • LAT 5600 Medieval Latin
  • Medieval studies
    • MDVL 1000 The Middle Ages, Then and Now
    • MDVL 3000 Topics in Medieval Studies
  • Music
    • MUS 2700 Music History I
  • Philosophy
    • PHIL 3000 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
    • PHIL 3710 History and Philosophy of Science I
  • Spanish
    • SPAN 5260 Survey of Spanish Literature to the 18th Century
  • Theatre
    • THEA 3700 Theatre History