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University Bulletin

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Medieval Studies

University Park, College of the Liberal Arts (MEDVL)

PROFESSOR NORRIS LACY, in charge

This is an interdisciplinary program of study designed to give students an integrated knowledge of medieval civilization. While the main area of study is the fifth to sixteenth centuries in Europe, a global perspective is offered with particular attention to the Near East and the Pacific Rim.

For the B.A. degree in Medieval Studies, a minimum of 123 credits is required.

Per Senate Policy 83-80.5, the college dean or campus chancellor and program faculty may require up to 24 credits of course work in the major to be taken at the location or in the college or program where the degree is earned. For more information, check the Recommended Academic Plan for your intended program.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 24 credits

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(3 of these 24 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR, GENERAL EDUCATION, or ELECTIVES and 0-12 credits are included in ELECTIVES if foreign language proficiency is demonstrated by examination.)
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in this bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 30 credits[1]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (6 credits)
MEDVL 107 GH(3) or HIST 107 GH(3), MEDVL 108 GH(3) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (24 credits)
(A minimum of 12 credits must be in 400-level courses.)
Select 24 credits from the program list of courses dealing with the Middle Ages from no less than three of the following areas:

Art
ART H 201 GA(3) (Sem: 1-8)
ART H 312 GA(3) (Sem: 3-8)
ART H 402(3), ART H 412(3), ART H 422(3-9), ART H 442(3), ART H 452(3) (Sem: 5-8)

History
HIST 105 GH;IL(3), HIST 108 GH;IL(3), HIST 141 GH;IL(3), HIST 165(3) (Sem: 1-8)
HIST 407 IL(3), HIST 408 IL(3), HIST 411(3), HIST 412 IL(3), HIST 413(3), HIST 471W(3), HIST 480 IL(3) (Sem: 5-8)

Literature and Language
CMLIT 001 GH(3), CMLIT 106 GH;IL(3), ENGL 221W(3), GER 175 GH;IL(3), HEBR 010 GH;IL(3), SPAN 130 GH;IL(3) (Sem: 1-8)
FR 351(3), IT 350(3), SPAN 353(3) (Sem: 3-8)
CMLIT 401Y IL(3), CMLIT 408 IL(3), ENGL 441(3), ENGL 442(3), FR 422(3), GER 430 IL(3), GER 431 IL(3), IT 415(3), IT 490(3), LATIN 420(3-6), SPAN 418(3) (Sem: 5-8)

Medieval Studies
MEDVL 187(3) (Sem: 1-2)
MEDVL 197(1-9), MEDVL 199 IL(1-12), MEDVL 294(1-12), MEDVL 299 IL(1-12) (Sem: 1-8)
MEDVL 395(1-18), MEDVL 399 IL(1-12) (Sem: 3-8)
MEDVL 411(3), MEDVL 413(3), MEDVL 494(1-12), MEDVL 496(1-18), MEDVL 497(1-9), MEDVL 499 IL(1-12) (Sem: 5-8)

Philosophy and Religious Studies
RL ST 120 GH(3), PHIL 207 GH(3) (Sem: 1-8)
PHIL 454(3-6), RL ST 420(3) (upon advising) (Sem: 5-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1999

Blue Sheet Item #: 27-07-065

Review Date: 4/8/03

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