Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Medieval and Renaissance Studies program

Medieval and Renaissance Studies offers an interdisciplinary minor focusing on western culture from late antiquity through the early modern period. The minor encompasses 20 credits from a range of disciplines, including history, philosophy, languages, literature, economics, music, art and theology. Core courses give a foundation for study of medieval and Renaissance thought and cultures; elective courses provide opportunities to pursue particular areas of interest. Students may count no more than two electives from any given discipline (e.g., history, English, music) toward completing the minor. With careful planning, students can integrate coursework in the General Education Program to develop an interdisciplinary focus in medieval and Renaissance studies.

Coordinator: William Hodapp, Ph.D.

Core courses - 8 credits

MER/ENG 2220 - Medieval and Renaissance Worlds in Literature: 4 credits
MER 4444 - Seminar: Medieval and Renaissance Studies: 4 credits

Elective courses - 12 credits

CTA/ENG 3330 - Theatre: Greek -Elizabethan: 4 credits
ECN 3322 - Medieval European Economic History: 4 credits
ENG 3320 - British Literature I: 4 credits
ENG 4400 - Shakespeare I: 4 credits
ENG 4401 - Shakespeare II: 4 credits
ENG 4410 - Individual Author: Chaucer: 4 credits
HIS 1101 - World History I: 4 credits
HIS 2212 - Medieval Europe: 4 credits
HIS 3212 - Renaissance and Reformation in Global Perspective: 4 credits
HIS 3303 - History of Great Britain: 4 credits
LTN 1103 - Beginning Latin Language and Culture II: 2 credits
MER 3777 - Topics in Medieval and Renaissance Studies: 2 or 4 credits
MUS 3310 - History of Medieval and Renaissance Music: 4 credits
PHL 3302 - History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy: 4 credits
PHL 3304 - History of Renaissance and Modern Philosophy: 4 credits
PSC 4150 - Science and Culture: 4 credits
SPN 3601 - Civilization: Spain: 4 credits
TRS 1110 - Introduction to Catholicism: 4 credits
TRS 2120 - The Christian Faith in Art: The College of St. Scholastica in Rome: 4 credits
TRS 2401 - Benedictine Tradition: 4 credits
TRS 3240 - Sacraments and Liturgy: 4 credits
TRS 4440 - Women Mystics: 4 credits