Medieval & Renaissance Studies Pathway

 The Medieval & Renaissance Studies Pathway provides students with the opportunity to study the culture,
 history, and intellectual legacy of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. This Pathway is suitable for students
 interested in investigating the antecedents of modernity, in identifying enduring cultural and philosophical
 issues, and in comparing and constrasting past and contemporary society.

Each Pathway must contain 4 courses covering a minimum of 3 different disciplines. In addition to the courses listed below, Honors and special-topics courses may be used in Pathways if they have been approved for this purpose. See here for a list of Fall 2015 course offerings applicable to Pathways.

  • ART 230 Greek & Roman Art
  • ART 245 Medieval Art
  • ART 281 History of Costume
  • ART 380 Renaissance Art
  • ENG 212 English Literature I
  • ENG 221 Themes in Shakespeare
  • ENG 270 Classics of Western Literature
  • ENG 324 Chaucer
  • ENG 329 Seventeenth-Century Literature
  • ENG 330 Medieval Literature
  • ENG 361 Ancient Roman and Early Christian Literature
  • FREN 250 French Culture & Thought: Problems & Perspectives *Taught in French
  • HIST 248 Medieval Europe
  • HIST 249 Early Modern Europe
  • HIST 314 Witchcraft & Sorcery in Pre-Modern Europe *Prereq 6 credits in History
  • MUS 340 Baroque Masters
  • MUS 344 Medieval and Renaissance Music
  • PHIL 211 Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL 321 Medieval Philosophy
  • SPAN 250 Cultures of Spain *Taught in Spanish
  • Any elementary level or above language course in Greek, Latin, or Arabic
  • Any intermediate level or above language course in French, German, Italian, or Spanish