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Minor

Minor in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (code HISTUM04)

The Minor offers students majoring in any subject an opportunity to supplement their education with a focus on the interdisciplinary study of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The Minor’s flexible program of study is ideal for students interested either in intellectual enrichment or professional development in their major. Interested students should contact the program’s advisor prior to or during the first semester of taking classes towards the Minor.
The Minor consists of a minimum of 21 units selected in consultation with the program advisor in addition to demonstrated competence in a foreign language appropriate to the area of concentration. The 21 required units include 12 units of core classes in History, Literature, and Art History, along with 9 electives chosen from the courses in these disciplines as well as from Music, Political Science, Philosophy, Religious Studies, RGLL, and Theatre.

Requirements

1. Six units chosen from the following courses: HIST 316, 317, 332, 333.

2. Three units of an upper-division course in Literature: CWL 330A, 349†, 414I, 422I, 430, 431, 432, 449†; ENGL 363, 432, 451, 452, 453, 462, 463, 468, 469†, 483, 489†, 498†; FREN 335, 470, 471, 472, 490†; GERM 398†, 415, 498†; GK 490†; ITAL 335, 414, 473, 490†; LAT 490†; SPAN 330†, 400, 438, 446†, 450, 490†, 493†.

3. Three units of an upper-division course in Art History: AH 408, 409, 410, 423, 424, 425, 426, 427, 497†, 498†.

4. Nine additional units chosen from the courses listed above (without repeating the required core) and the following: AH 470A, 470B, HIST 318, 319, 334, 335, 351, 353, 400I, 409, 431, 443, 495†, 499†; MUS 360, 400R, 400S; PHIL 413, 490†; POSC 493†, 497†; RGR 450I; R/ST 314, 331I, 338I, 471I, 472I, 490†; THEA 321, 490†.
courses that can only count towards the minor if the topic is relevant to medieval and Renaissance studies.