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Mediaeval and Renaissance Studies (MAR)
Advisors: Jan Boney, John Gruber-Miller
This interdepartmental study of the culture and society of Mediaeval and Renaissance Europe includes courses pertinent to the periods, an independent project, and the opportunity for study in Europe (see below).
Major: A minimum of nine course credits, distributed as follows:
- Two courses in one of the following languages: Ancient Greek, French, German, or Latin (or Italian, if transferred from another institution);
- Two courses selected from: HIS 101 (Europe: 800-1300) or
102 (Europe: 1300-1700), 302 (Aquinas and Dante); or ENG 321 (Mediaeval English Literature);
- Either ENG 323 or 324 (Shakespeare I or II);
- Three courses selected from:
ART 254 (Mediaeval Art),
256 (Renaissance Art);
ENG 322 (Mediaeval and Renaissance Drama (excluding Shakespeare)),
325 (Renaissance Non-Dramatic Literature),
FRE 315 (Mediaeval French Literature);
HIS 305 (Science and Religion in the Seventeenth Century),
311 (Aristotle and the Origins of Western Science),
312 (Scientific Revolution of the Seventeenth Century),
370 (Creation and Science in the Middle Ages);
MUS 321 (History of Western Music I);
PHI 303 (Mediaeval Philosophy);
or, with the approval of the Mediaeval and Renaissance Studies
Committee, offerings relevant to the period in other departments;
- MAR 485.
280/380. Internship: see Courses 280/380.
290/390. Individual Project: see Courses 290/390.
485. Mediaeval and Renaissance Studies Senior Project
Independent project, required of all majors during their senior year. Prerequisite: permission of the Mediaeval and Renaissance Committee.
951. Semester in the Arts of London and Florence
952. Semester in Florence
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