The BLA concentration in Medieval and Renaissance Studies explores European society and its interactions with world cultures between the 5th – 17th centuries. The program examines how aspects of the Middle Ages and Renaissance created, and persist into, the modern day. Students will learn to perform historically grounded analysis of art, music, literature, theatre, and philosophy, as well as political and social systems, including genders, race, social class, and religions. They will gain skills in careful research, critical analysis, effective writing, and communication.
Please refer to course listing in undergraduate catalog for a complete list of Medieval and Renaissance Studies courses.