2017-2018 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Nov 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medieval and Renaissance Studies Minor


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Medieval and Renaissance Studies Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Medieval and Renaissance Studies minor are expected to be able to:

  • Understand, explain, and critique the processes, forces, and events through which medieval culture emerged from late ancient culture in Western Europe, as well as the processes, forces, and events through which early modern culture emerged from medieval culture;
  • Understand, explain, and critique the complex interrelationships among issues of regional, national, and international politics, concepts of secular and religious power, and prevailing ideals defining human behavior during the medieval and early modern periods in Western Europe;
  • Understand, explain, and critique changing perceptions of the human individual and his or her relationship to the larger human community and to God, as expressed in works of art, in literature, and in cultural interaction typical of the medieval and early modern periods in Western Europe;
  • Understand, explain, and critique representative works of art and literature from the medieval and early modern period in Western Europe.

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