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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor

Location: Landrum Academic Center 415
Telephone: 859-572-5461
Fax: 859-572-6088
Email Address: hisgeo1@nku.edu
Web Address: http://artscience.nku.edu/departments/hisgeo/programs/medieval-renaissance.html
Program Coordinator: William Landon, Department of History and Geography

The minor in medieval and Renaissance studies is historical in perspective with an emphasis on cultures and civilizations of Western Europe from the fifth to the 16th centuries. The minor is interdisciplinary in scope, with courses from art, English, history, language, music, philosophy, and political science included in its curriculum. The medieval and Renaissance studies minor introduces students to methods, materials, and texts reflecting the human dimension of medieval cultures and the living heritage of medieval and Renaissance cultures in modern civilizations.

The minor in medieval and Renaissance studies requires completion of 21 credit hours in designated courses. “ HIS 303 Europe in the Middle Ages (3 credits) ” and “ HIS 304 Renaissance Europe (3 credits) ” are required, and the remaining 15 credit hours must be selected from three disciplines and must include at least one semester of the study of a foreign language included in the list below.

♦  Indicates prerequisite.