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Course Descriptions

MEST Minor Course Tracking Sheet

Minor Requirements

The Medieval Studies minor requires 18 credit hours of the following courses:

Required courses

  • ENGL A316 Medieval Survey
  • HIST A306 Middle Ages
6 crs.

Medieval Thought - choose one of the following:

  • PHIL A405 History of Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL J270 Philosophy and Religion in the Middle Ages
  • RELS A201 Medieval Christian Thought
  • RELS J386 Medieval Synthesis
3 crs.

Choose three courses listed below:

  • CLHU U265 Pagans and Christians*
  • CLHU U270 The Later Roman Empire*
  • CLHU U274 Byzantine Empire*
  • ENGL A217 Reading Historically I
  • ENGL A340 Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales
  • ENGL A341 Chaucer: Troilus and Other Poems
  • ENGL A424 Medieval Drama
  • ENGL A475 Great Figures**
  • ENGL J299 Arthurian Legend
  • ENGL U287 Martyrs, Minstrels, Mystics*
  • ENGL U288 The World of the Vikings*
  • ENGL U289 Chaucer and His World*
  • ENGL U297 Heroes and Monsters*
  • FREN A320 Culture and Civilization I
  • HIST A288 History of the Middle East I
  • HIST A304 Early Christianity
  • HIST A305 Medieval Crime and Community
  • HIST A307 Saints and Demons in Medieval Europe
  • HIST A381 English History to 1688
  • HIST W240 Between Eve and Mary: Women in Medieval Europe*
  • HIST W255 Medieval Sex and Gender*
  • HIST W256 The Crusades*
  • LATN A430 Latin of Late Antiquity
  • LATN A435 Medieval Latin
  • MUGN U271 Medieval Music & Mysticism*
  • PHIL A405 History of Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL A408 Thomas Aquinas
  • PHIL J270 Philosophy and Religion in the Middle Ages
  • POLS W249 Ancient and Medieval Political Thought*
  • RELS A200 Early Christian Thought
  • RELS A201 Medieval Christian Thought
  • RELS J285 Heretics & Heresy
  • RELS J386 Medieval Synthesis
  • SPAN A310 Survey of Spanish Literature
  • VISA U230 Medieval Art*
  • VISA U243 The Art & History of the Book*
9 crs.

Between fall 2014 and fall 2017, U-Z lettered courses may be replaced by comparable A-J lettered courses. Additionally, U-Z courses may be discontinued if no replacement course is offered.

** MEST advisor approval required; course content varies.