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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Medieval Studies Minor

University Park, College of the Liberal Arts (MEDVL)

The Medieval Studies minor encourages an interdisciplinary approach to the diverse and interconnected cultures of Europe and the Mediterranean rim between the fifth and the fifteenth centuries and to contact zones in the Americas, Near East, and the northwestern Pacific. Students survey and evaluate key dimensions of the medieval period across disciplinary boundaries. They develop skills in critical writing and in analyzing documents, monuments, contexts, and conventions of expression; consider emerging fields such as digital humanities and new media; and examine the abiding cross-cultural and trans-historical significance of historical, social, religious, creative, and linguistic developments from the medieval period. The minor allows students to combine courses, guided readings, and research projects in fields such as history, art, archaeology, literature, languages, philosophy, and religious studies.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


MEDVL/HIST 107 GH;IL(3), MEDVL 108 GH;IL(3) (Sem: 3-4)

6 credits must be at the 400-level.

Art History
ARTH 111 GA;IL(3), ARTH 140 GA;IL(3), ARTH 201 GA;IL(3) (Sem: 1-8)
ARTH 302 GA;IL(3), ARTH 312 GA(3), ARTH 330 GA;IL(3) (Sem: 3-8)
ARTH 402 IL(3), ARTH 412 IL(3), ARTH 413(3), ARTH 422 IL(3-9), ARTH 442 IL(3), ARTH 452 IL(3), ARTH 460 IL(3) (Sem: 5-8)
HIST 105 GH;IL(3), HIST 108 GH;IL(3), HIST 141 GH;IL(3), HIST 165 IL(3) (Sem: 1-8)
HIST 406(3), HIST 407 IL(3), HIST 408 IL(3), HIST 411(3), HIST 412 IL(3), HIST 413 IL(3), HIST 471 IL(3), HIST 480 IL(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Literature and Language
CMLIT 1 GH;IL(3), CMLIT 106 GH;IL(3), ENGL 221W(3), GER 175 GH;IL(3), HEBR 10 GH;IL(3), SPAN 130 GH;IL(3) (Sem: 1-8)
FR 351 IL(3), IT 330(3), SPAN 353(3) (Sem: 3-8)
CMLIT 401 IL(3), CMLIT 408 IL(3), ENGL 441(3), ENGL 442(3), FR 422(3), GER 430 IL(3), GER 431 IL(3), IT 415(3), IT 490(3), LATIN 420(3-6), SPAN 418(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Medieval Studies
MEDVL 197(1-9), MEDVL 199 IL(1-12), MEDVL 294(1-12), MEDVL 299 IL(1-12) (Sem: 1-8)
MEDVL 395(1-18), MEDVL 399 IL(1-12) (Sem: 3-8)
MEDVL 411 IL(3), MEDVL 413 IL(3), MEDVL 494(1-12), MEDVL 496(1-18), MEDVL 497(1-9), MEDVL 499 IL(1-12) (Sem: 5-8)
Philosophy and Religious Studies
RLST 120 GH(3), PHIL 201 GH(3) (Sem: 1-8)
RLST 420(3) (upon advising) (Sem: 5-8)

Lasted Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2014

Blue Sheet Item #: 42-06-078

Review Date: 04/08/2014


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