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2017-2018 Academic Catalogue 
2017-2018 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

Medieval and Early Modern Studies, B.A.

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Advisor: Michelle Herder

The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program and the courses that make up its offerings are designed to help students gain an awareness of the interconnectedness of historical, cultural, and artistic developments in Europe from the eighth through the seventeenth centuries. Courses offered range from the study of revolutions in religious belief to the impact of the printing press on literature and culture, from artistic representations of she-devils to the writings of political and moral philosophers, from Charlemagne to Falstaff. Students may develop an individualized major in Medieval and Early Modern Studies by following the recommendations given below and filing with the Registrar a Contract for an Individualized Major. See Declaration of Degree Candidacy, Majors, and Minors.


A total of nine credits, distributed in the following manner:

A Minimum of Eight Course Credits from

At least four departments, distributed between the following two categories. Of these eight, no more than four courses may be in a single department.

Senior Project

Competence in

French, German, Greek, Italian, Latin, or Spanish at the 205 level, satisfied by one of the following: (1) 205 or the equivalent; (2) placement into a 300-level course through an examination; or (3) passing a proficiency examination at the 205 level.

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