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Medieval Studies


College: College of Liberal Arts

Department: History


The Minor in Medieval Studies is an interdepartmental, interdisciplinary program designed to educate students in the extraordinarily rich culture of the European Middle Ages. Representing a major period of transition between Classical Antiquity and the Renaissance, the Middle Ages witnessed key developments in literature, history, art, architecture, music, philosophy, religion, and science—developments whose impact has continued to reverberate to the present day.

Minor Requirements

A minimum of 18 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.25 or a grade of at least a “C” for each course.

Coursework Overview

Sem. Hrs.
   HIST 3183, Medieval Europe
Select two or three of the following:
   ARTH 4533, Renaissance Art History
   ARTH 4553, Medieval Art History
   ENG 4213, Medieval Literature
   PHIL 3213, History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
   POSC 3413, Classical and Medieval Political Theory
Select two or three of the following:
   HIST 3193, The Crusades
   HIST 3223, Renaissance and Reformation Europe
   HIST 4213, History of England, 55 B.C. to A.D. 1689
   HIST 4243, The Vikings HIST 4593, Special Topics in World History (as approved by major advisor)
Total Required Hours:

Please consult with your advisor if you plan on pursuing a minor in Medieval Studies.