Requirements

The Major in Medieval and Renaissance Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Medieval and Renaissance Studies requires a minimum of 36 credits in the following distribution:

Med/Ren Core Courses 9
Art History 3
History 3
Literature & Cultures 3
Philosophy 3
Global perspectives 3
Electives 12

36

Elective credits may be selected from courses listed below. Courses that are not listed, but conform to the intent and content of the program, may be counted towards fulfillment of the requirements upon approval by the program director. Similarly, courses marked “approval required” in The Undergraduate Bulletin will be approved on a case-by-case basis by the program director.

It is strongly recommended that majors acquire at least an elementary reading ability in one modern Western language other than English. NB: Latin is not required, but is strongly recommended.

The Minor in Medieval and Renaissance Studies

The minor in Medieval and Renaissance Studies requires a minimum of 18 credits in the following distribution:

Electives from relevant disciplines 9*
300 and above Core courses 9*

18

Honors in Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Honors students will take a structured sequence of coursework focusing upon the main areas of study offered in the Medieval and Renaissance Studies curriculum, and will work with a project director of their choice from among the Medieval and Renaissance studies faculty, to design, research, and execute a substantial, researched project in their senior year.