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Certificate in Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Students may only pursue the certificate program in combination with a CSULB degree program.

Requirements

1. A bachelor's degree with an approved major. Certificate may be completed prior to the completion of the B.A. requirement or while in the process of working toward an advanced degree.

2. Consultation and approval of the program with a faculty advisor.

3. Intermediate level language proficiency on the college level, including a course in medieval or Renaissance literature of the language. It is expected that the language will be Anglo-Saxon, French, German, Greek, Italian, Latin, or Spanish, but with consent of the advisor another language may be substituted.

4. Twenty-four units selected from the following courses. Students should elect to concentrate in either the medieval or Renaissance period.

A. Required courses (12 units):

One of the following sequences for six units:

  • HIST 316 and HIST 317, HIST 317 and HIST 332, or HIST 332 and HIST 333.

One of the following literature courses for three units:

  • CWL 330A, CWL 431, CWL 432, CWL 531, CWL 532; ENGL 451, ENGL 452, ENGL 453, ENGL 552, ENGL 553, ENGL 554.

One of the following Art History courses for three units:

  • AH 408, AH 409, AH 410, AH 423, AH 424, AH 425, AH 426, AH 427, AH 508, AH 509, AH 510, AH 523, AH 524, AH 525, AH 526, AH 527.

B. Nine units selected from the following courses (without repeating the required core):

  • AH 408, AH 409, AH 410, AH 423, AH 424, AH 425, AH 426, AH 427, AH 470A, AH 470B, AH 497†, AH 498†; CWL 330A, CWL 349†, CWL 414, CWL 422, CWL 430, CWL 431, CWL 432, CWL 449†; ENGL 363, ENGL 451, ENGL 452, ENGL 453, ENGL 462, ENGL 463, ENGL 468, ENGL 469†, ENGL 489†, ENGL 498†; FREN 335, FREN 470, FREN 471, FREN 472, FREN 490†; GERM 398†, GERM 415, GERM 498†; GK 490†; HIST 316, HIST 317, HIST 318, HIST 319, HIST 332, HIST 333, HIST 334, HIST 351, HIST 353, HIST 400I, HIST 431, HIST 443, HIST 495†, HIST 499†; ITAL 335, ITAL 414, ITAL 473, ITAL 490†; LAT 490†; MUS 360, MUS 400R, MUS 400S; PHIL 413, PHIL 490†; POSC 493†, POSC 497†; RGR 450; R/ST 314, R/ST 331, R/ST 471, R/ST 472, R/ST 490†; SPAN 330†, SPAN 400, SPAN 438, SPAN 446†, SPAN 450, SPAN 490†; THEA 221, THEA 490†. Graduate courses: AH 508, AH 509, AH 510, AH 523, AH 524, AH 525, AH 526, AH 527, AH 570A, AH 570B, AH 597†, AH 598†; CWL 530, CWL 531, CWL 532, CWL 549†, CWL 550†; ENGL 550, ENGL 551, ENGL 552, ENGL 553, ENGL 554, ENGL 562, ENGL 568, ENGL 583†, ENGL 652, ENGL 653, ENGL 681†, ENGL 683†; FREN 570, FREN 571, FREN 572, FREN 590†, FREN 688†; GERM 511†; HIST 510†, HIST 531, HIST 543, HIST 590†, HIST 611†, HIST 631†; MUS 561, MUS 600R, MUS 600S; PHIL 513, PHIL 590†, PHIL 630†, PHIL 690†; R/ST 590†; SPAN 500, SPAN 538, SPAN 546†, SPAN 550, SPAN 590†; THEA 690†.

C. Three units of directed research on a medieval or Renaissance topic in any of the following courses:

Undergraduate courses:

  • AH 495, AH 496; CWL 499; ENGL 499; FREN 499; GERM 499; GK 499; HIST 498; ITAL 499; LAT 499; MUS 499; PHIL 499; POSC 499; R/ST 499; SPAN 499; THEA 498.

Graduate courses:

  • AH 595, AH 596; ENGL 598, ENGL 697; FREN 697; GERM 599, GERM 697; HIST 695, HIST 697; PHIL 697; POSC 599, POSC 697; R/ST 697; SPAN 599; THEA 694.

†With an approved medieval or Renaissance topic; certain special studies topics may be repeated for credit with approval.


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