The Medieval and Renaissance Studies minor concentrates on the period from the fall of Rome (5th century C.E.) to 1700. The minor allows students to take courses in art history, English, history, music, philosophy, political science, religion, and a range of languages. Languages include Arabic, French, Spanish, German, Italian, and Latin as well as medieval languages such as Old English and Middle English) in the original form or in translation. Students may focus on the medieval era, the Renaissance or combine coursework in both periods.

Declare the Minor:

Students interested in declaring a minor in Medieval and Renaissance Studies should login to MyMadison and follow these instructions.


Coordinator: Dr. Mary Gayne
Phone: (540) 568-6172
Office: Wilson Hall 3015

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