Undergraduate Catalog

Medieval & Early Modern Studies: Minor

Minor in Medieval & Early Modern Studies (18 Credits)


  • 18 Credits
  • Courses from at least three academic departments
  • At least two Medieval courses (minimum 6 credits) and at least two Early Modern courses (minimum 6 credits)
  • Up to 9 credits may count for this minor and another minor or major

List 1: Medieval

ARH363 Early Medieval Art
ARH364 Later Medieval Art: Gothic
ARH387 Art of the Islamic World
ENG404 Medieval Literature
HIS207 Medieval Europe
HIS346 The Black Death
HIS348 Medieval Society
HIS355 Medieval Towns
HIS362 Medieval Spain
HIS363 Inquisition
HIS365 Jihad & Crusades
HIS371 Jews in the Middle Ages
POL220 Athens & Jerusalem: Political Thought in the Ancient & Medieval Worlds

List 2: Early Modern
ARH361 Art of the Renaissance in Italy
ARH362 Northern European Painting
ARH390 Italian Renaissance Painting
ARH391 Baroque Painting
ARH442 Eighteenth-Century Arts
BLK231 Development of Afro-Latin American Civilization
BLK301 Survey of Pre-Colonial Africa to 1800
BLK311 Blacks in the Caribbean
BLK450 Portuguese in Africa
ENG405 Elizabethan Literature
ENG406 Shakespeare I: Selected Works
ENG407 Shakespeare II: Selected Works
ENG408 Seventeenth-Century Literature
ENG413 Eighteenth-Century English Literature
ENG414 Rise of the Novel
ENG470 Major Authors: Milton
HIS214 Modern Europe 1500-Present
HIS277 Latin American History to 1825
HIS321 Colonial America
HIS322 The American Revolution
HIS349 Renaissance & Reformation
HIS350 Early Modern Europe
HIS351 The Enlightenment
HIS352 Science, Magic, and Religion in the 17th Century
HIS354 Early Modern Cities
HIS357 History of England from 1485-1815
HIS470 Age of "Discovery," 1415-1780
ITA331 Italian Literature in English I
PHI215 Modern Philosophy
PHI372 Political & Social Philosophy
POL323 Sovereigns, Subjects, and the State: Modern Political Thought
SPA468 Golden Age Prose
SPA469 Golden Age and Colonial Literature

List 3: Medieval or Early Modern*
ENG303 Introduction to British Literature
FRN375 French Literature before 1800
PHI311 Medieval & Renaissance Philosophy

*Courses on List 3: Medieval or Early Modern can be counted towards the Medieval OR Early Modern course requirement but not both.