Minor, Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies

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The minor in ancient, medieval and early modern studies will provide students with a background in the Western tradition in disciplines that emphasizes key artistic, literary, philosophical, political, religious and social movements in these time periods. Students will a better understanding of the workings and struggles, advancements and achievements, and conflicts and prejudices of these civilizations and cultures. The curriculum requires that students take classes in at least three fields of study and thereby ensures that students will engage in a well-rounded examination of these time periods. 

Minimum Requirements for Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies Minor: 18 credits

College of Liberal Arts
Department of English

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

Minimum Requirements for Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies Minor: 18 credits

HUM F201XUnity in the Arts3
Complete five from the following:15
Only two electives from the list can be from any one discipline.
History of World Art I
Italian Renaissance Art 1
Literature of the Ancient World 1
Medieval and Early Modern European Literature 1
Survey of British Literature: Beowulf to the Romantic Period
Studies in 17th- and 18th-Century British Literature 2
Studies in Medieval and 16th-Century British Literature 2
Shakespeare: History Plays and Tragedies
Shakespeare: Comedies and Nondramatic Poetry
Western Civilization
Renaissance and Reformation Europe 1
Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century Europe 1
History of Western Music I 1
Music Before 1620
Music in the 17th and 18th Centuries 1
History of Ancient Greek Philosophy
History of Modern Philosophy: Descartes to Kant
Classical Political Theory 1
Modern Political Theory