Students with a special interest in medieval studies may pursue, in
the course of their regular advanced-degree program, a special
concentration in medieval studies. Those who fulfill the requirements
may be awarded a certificate in medieval studies upon completion of
Students may use many of the requirements
for the certificate to satisfy their own graduate-degree requirements.
To gain admittance to the certificate program, a student must
1. take at least two courses in a medieval subject within the chosen discipline with no grade lower than B,
2. complete at least three other courses in a medieval culture in other disciplines with no grade lower than B,
3. demonstrate a reading knowledge of at least two languages in the forms common during the Middle Ages,
4. submit a completed master`s thesis, a doctoral thesis, or an
expanded seminar paper on a topic in medieval civilization.
The various courses in medieval studies are offered by the
participating faculty and additional faculty through their departments.
A list of such courses is available from the director.