Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Medieval & Renaissance Studies is cross-cultural in design and covers the time-period from Late Antiquity (ca. 400) to the seventeenth century. Through the interdisciplinary study of history, art, religion, language and literature, students will develop an integrated understanding of medieval and early modern civilization.  Its legacy, along with its intellectual and social diversity, enhances our understanding not only of the past but of present society.

Minor or Integrative Studies Concentration Requirements

The minor/concentration in Medieval and Renaissance Studies consists of 15 credit hours from the courses (CABR) listed below. Students must include courses from three disciplines.

Art History
Erly Christian Byzan Art
Early Medieval Art and Architecture
Late Medieval Art and Architecture
Women in Medieval Art
Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture
Renaissance & Reformation Art
Baroque Art and Architecture
Comparative Literature
Writing Women in Renaissance
Shakespeare on Film
Renaissance Heroes, Lovers, Explorers
English Lit 1600-1660
Shakespeare I: Earlier Works
Shakespeare II: Later Works
Major Renaissance Poets & Playwrights
Shakespeare's Contemporaries
The Reformation Era: 1500-1648
Medieval Philosophy