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Director: Lezlie Knox, Ph.D.

The interdisciplinary minor in medieval studies integrates courses in English, foreign languages, literature, history, philosophy, and theology to introduce students to the major movements and achievements of the Latin Christian West from approximately A.D. 500 to 1500.

Medieval Studies Minor

The minor consists of seven courses (21 credit hours) divided as listed below:

Required Course
INMS 4952Medieval Models Colloquium (Medieval Studies)3
History Courses - Choose one of the following:3
The Middle Ages
The Crusades
Medieval England
English or Foreign Language Courses - Choose one of the following:3
Medieval Literature and Chaucer
Themes in Medieval Literature
Medieval Course Offerings:
Topics in Literature
The Middle Ages in France: 1050-1450
Women in Foreign Literature
Topics in Foreign Language, Culture and Literature
German Literature: Twelfth to the Eighteenth Century
The Byzantine Empire
Race, Culture and Religion in Early Spanish Literature
Philosophy and Theology Required Courses:
PHIL 3620Medieval Philosophy3
THEO 4230Theology in the Middle Ages3
*Electives: Choose two courses6
Total Credit Hours21

Notes:

  • Electives may also be chosen from appropriate offerings of HIST 4931 Topics in History, HIST 4953 Readings in HistoryPHIL 4931 Topics in Philosophy, THEO 4220 St. Augustine: The Man and the Theologian and THEO 4290 Studies in Historical Theology.
  • Any substitutions must be approved by the program coordinator.