California State University, Long Beach                                                     Policy Statement


                                                                                                                        01-11
                                                                                                                        June 25, 2001

Minor in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (code 0-8528)

This new minor was recommended by the Academic Senate on May 17, 2001
and approved by the President on June 14, 2001.

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 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 demonstrating 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, Religious Studies and Theatre.

Requirements

Core:

1. Six units of one of the following combinations: HIST 316 and 317; or HIST 317 and 332; or HIST 332 and 333.

2. Three units of an upper division course in Literature: C/LT 349, 414I, 422I, 430, 431, 432, 449; ENGL 363, 426, 431, 451, 452, 453, 461, 462, 463, 468A, 469C, 469K, 469M, 483, 498J; FREN 470, 471; GERM 315; GK 490, 499; LAT 490, 499; SPAN 330.

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

Nine additional units chosen from the courses listed above (without repeating the required core) and the following: MUSC 360, 496; POSC 301; RGR 450; R/ST 314, 331I, 471I, 490, 494, 495; THEA 490.


EFFECTIVE: Fall 2001
Code: 0-8528
College: 28
Career: UG