Nine courses, including:
Four (4) core requirements:
- HUM 120 Medieval Connections
- HIS 369 Early and Middle Ages
- HIS 370 Late Middle Ages
- HUM 499 Keystone, Medieval Studies Project
One (1) of the following literature courses:
- ENL 330 Shakespeare
- ENL 332 Renaissance and Reformation
- ENL 360 The Medieval World
- ENL 361 The Classical Tradition
One (1) of the following religion or philosophy courses:
- HIS 372 Medieval Church
- PHI 242 Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
- REL 361 Church in the First Four Centuries
- REL 362 Theology of the Reformers
One (1) of the following history of arts courses:
- ART 386 Medieval Art
- ART 387 Renaissance and Baroque Art
- MUS 231 History and Literature of Music I
- THR 361 Theatre History and Criticism I
Two (2) electives from the following courses:
- HIS 374 Medieval Crusades
- HIS 440 Monks and Heretics
- POL 380 Western Political Thought
Any literature, religion/philosophy, or history of arts courses not already taken may be taken as electives.
Graduation skills in Critical Thinking (CT), Speaking (S), and Writing (W) are embedded throughout the offered courses and are met by completing the major.
The Quantitative Reasoning (QR) Skill is fulfilled within the major by completing HIS 369.
Transfer students must consult an adviser about potential adjustments to their course requirements to fulfill each of these skills.
Five courses including HUM 120. The remaining four courses must be in different disciplines, as grouped above (history, literature, religion/philosophy, and history of arts).
Students must take one year of college-level Latin or other medieval language approved by their adviser, which will fulfill the Modern Languages Graduation Skills requirement.
As with all majors, an Augsburg Experience is required for graduation. For the Medieval Studies major this might include study abroad, or internships at the University of Minnesota’s Rare Books Collection, the Hill Monastic Manuscript Library, or the Minnesota Renaissance
Festival. Prior approval of adviser is required for all Augsburg Experiences related to Medieval Studies.