MRST Major Requirements

2015 - 2016 Catalog

Medieval and Renaissance Studies major leading to BA degree

A major in Medieval and Renaissance Studies leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree requires completion of at least 33 credits as follows:

  1. Students must complete one of the following language sequences:
    1. Six credits at the third-year level in French, German, Italian, Latin, Russian, or Spanish
    2. The FL requirement (i.e. qualified to enter third-year study) in French, German, Italian, Latin, Russian or Spanish and complete the first year of study in a second of these languages
  2. MRST 110 (also, HIST 100 and 101 and REL 101 and 102 are strongly recommended)
  3. 27 credits chosen from courses in the following four areas. Majors must complete four courses in one area, two courses in each of two other areas, and one course in the fourth area.
    1. History and History of Science: CLAS 224; HIST 100, 170, 201, 202, 203, 204, 217, 305, 307; PHYS 150; SPAN 333; and, when appropriate, HIST 229, 395, and 403; INTR 296; MRST 395, 403; PHYS 403; and ROML 295
    2. Literature: ENGL 240, 242, 243, 250, 311, 312, 313, 314, 316, 319, 320, 326, 330; GERM 318; LATN 327; LIT 255; SPAN 210, 211, 220, 312, 320, 322, 323, 333; and, when appropriate, ENGL 299, 380, 403; FREN 341, 403; GERM 395, 403; INTR 296; ITAL 403; LIT 295, 395; MRST 395, 403, ROML 295; and SPAN 397, 403
    3. History of Ideas: ARTH 385; HIST 306, 307; PHIL 221 (CLAS 221), 222; REL 151, 215, 250, 271, 282, 283; SPAN 210, and, when appropriate, FREN 341; HIST 395, 403; INTR 296; MRST 395, 403; PHIL 395, 403; POL 396, 403; REL 180, 260, 350, 403; and ROML 295; SPAN 210
    4. Fine Arts: ARTH 253, 254, 255, 256, 285, 350, 353, 354, 355, 384; MUS 201, 331; and, when appropriate, ARTH 394, 403; INTR 296; MRST 395, 403; MUS 374, 423; and ROML 295
  4. MRST 473 or 493 (3-3).
  1. Students must complete one of the following language sequences:
    • Six credits at the third-year level in French, German, Italian, Latin, Russian, or Spanish
    • The FL requirement (i.e. qualified to enter third-year study) in French, German, Italian, Latin, Russian or Spanish and complete the first year of study in a second of these languages
  2. Required course
  3. 27 credits chosen from courses in the following four areas.
  4. Majors must complete four courses in one area, two courses in each of two other areas, and one course in the fourth area.