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    Oct 25, 2021  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medieval Studies Concentration, BA (Interdisciplinary Major)

Robert Bast, History, Chair

A concentration in medieval studies focuses upon culture and society from the collapse of the Roman Empire to the 16th century. Such a concentration offers the opportunity to deepen one’s self-awareness and broaden one’s view of the range of human possibilities by studying a very different and remote culture, its conditions of life, social and political institutions, values and ideals, and modes of perception and expression.

Latin is the most appropriate language for students in the medieval studies concentration and is essential for those who plan to continue their studies in graduate school. In addition, students planning to go on to graduate school are strongly advised to supplement their medieval studies concentration with extensive work in one of the traditional disciplines.

College Requirements

Arts and Sciences

Concentration Requirements

The concentration consists 27 total hours concerned primarily with the medieval experience. Courses should either form a related pattern (for example, courses in the literature and history of medieval England or Italy) or should revolve around a particular discipline or two closely related disciplines (for example, courses in the history of art and architecture).