Director: Lezlie Knox, Ph.D.

The interdisciplinary minor in medieval studies integrates courses in English, 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 six courses (18 credit hours).

Choose six of the following courses:
ENGL 4130History of the English Language3
ENGL 4301Medieval Literature and Chaucer3
ENGL 4311Themes in Medieval Literature 3
HIST 3205The Byzantine Empire3
HIST 3210The Middle Ages3
HIST 4212The Crusades3
HIST 4250Tudor England 1485 to 16033
HIST 4525Age of the Samurai3
HIST 4550Medieval East Asia3
LATN 4100Latin Prose Composition3
LATN 4115Medieval Latin3
PHIL 3620Medieval Philosophy3
SPAN 3515Panorama of Spanish Literatures3
SPAN 4500Early Global Worlds: Al-Andalus to the Americas3
SPAN 4600Trends in Colonial Latin American Literature3
THEO 2250Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius3
THEO 4200Theology in the Early Church3
THEO 4210History and Theology of the Christian East3
THEO 4220St. Augustine: The Man and the Theologian3
THEO 4230Theology in the Middle Ages3


  • 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.