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The College of St. Scholastica

St. Scholastica’s minor in Medieval and Renaissance studies will provide you with a unique lens through which to see the world. You’ll gain a new understanding of the ideas and historical events that shaped Western civilization and culture.

You will take an innovative, in-depth course about an invention that changed the world forever: the printed book. You will be able to produce a manuscript and limited-run edition of a printed book.

You will enhance your research, communications and analytical skills, preparing you well for any career. Students completing the minor have gone on to careers in business, computer information systems, education, forensics and more.

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Benedictine Scholarship

All new first-year applicants to St. Scholastica will be awarded either the Benedictine Scholarship or the Access Award, upon admission to the College.

Financial Aid

100% of traditional incoming undergraduates receive some type of financial aid. The average for scholarships, grants and/or loans is $31,841.

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St. Scholastica’s longstanding commitment to inclusivity and generous financial aid packages make our world-class educational programs accessible to students from any background.


Visit our Catalog to view the program and course requirements. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.

Career Outlook

Employers frequently look for people who can analyze and synthesize data from multiple sources and communicate their findings clearly. The minor in Medieval and Renaissance Studies fosters multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to questions and data and provides opportunities to learn and practice effective communication skills. Students completing the minor have gone on to careers in business, computer information systems, education, forensics, the government, healthcare, law and clinical veterinary science. Several students have also continued these studies in graduate school and now work in higher education.