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MEST Minor Course Tracking Sheet

Minor Requirements

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

Medieval History - choose one of the following: 

  • HIST A305 Medieval Crime & Community
  • HIST A306 Middle Ages
  • HIST A307 Saints & Demons in Medieval Europe
  • HIST W240 Between Eve & Mary: Women in Medieval Europe
  • HIST W255 Medieval Sex & Gender
  • HIST W256 The Crusades
3 crs.

Medieval Literature - choose one of the following:

  • ENGL A316 Medieval Literature
  • ENGL A340 Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales
  • ENGL A341 Chaucer: Troilus & Other Poems
  • ENGL A424 Medieval Drama
  • ENGL A475 Great Figures* 
  • ENGL U288 Vikings: Warrior Poets
  • ENGL U299 Arthurian Legend
  • SPAN A310 Survey of Spanish Literature
3 crs.

Medieval Thought - choose one of the following:

  • PHIL A405 History of Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL A408 Thomas Aquinas 
  • PHIL A491 Seminar: Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL U270 Philosophy and Religion in the Middle Ages
  • RELS U220 Biblical Literature in Roman & Medieval Context 
  • PHIL U278 Philosophy of God
  • RELS U386 Medieval Synthesis
3 crs.

Choose three courses listed below, if not taken to satisfy above requirements:

  • CLHU U265 Pagans and Christians
  • CLHU U270 The Later Roman Empire
  • CLHU U274 Byzantine Empire
  • ENGL A316 Medieval Literature
  • ENGL A340 Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales
  • ENGL A341 Chaucer: Troilus and Other Poems
  • ENGL A424 Medieval Drama
  • ENGL A475 Great Figures*
  • ENGL U288 Vikings: Warrior Poets
  • ENGL U289 Chaucer and His World
  • ENGL U299 Arthurian Legend
  • 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 A306 Middle Ages
  • 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 A491 Seminar: Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL U270 Philosophy and Religion in the Middle Ages
  • PHIL U278 Philosophy of God
  • RELS U220 Biblical Literature in Roman & Medieval Context 
  • RELS U285 Heretics & Heresy
  • RELS U386 Medieval Synthesis
  • SPAN A310 Survey of Spanish Literature
  • VISA A110 Elements of Art History: The Western Tradition
  • VISA U230 Medieval Art
  • VISA U243 The Art & History of the Book
9 crs.

* MEST advisor approval required; course content varies.

Please check with the program director for additional course offerings and seminars that may be eligible for MEST program completion.