Medieval & Early Modern Studies

You should minor in medieval and early modern studies if: 

  • You love English, philosophy, and art.
  • You have a broad range of interests and want to learn about them all.
  • You enjoy your history classes and love the medieval time period.

With classes throughout the College of Liberal Arts and the College of the Arts, you will collect a broad range of skills with a minor in medieval and early modern studies. 

Choose from over 30 classes across 10 different disciplines to shape this minor to your own interests. Study the works of Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Milton, or explore French and Spanish literature. Philosophize in classes on Plato and Aristotle or study the history of art and architecture. Explore the fascinating world of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. 

No matter what your major is, a minor in medieval and early modern studies can benefit you. STEM students will be exposed to new ideas and understand the origins of the modern world. Liberal arts students will discover new perspectives to apply in their major 

Medieval & Early Modern Studies at UL Lafayette

What's Medieval & Early Modern Studies Like?

  • Research
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Theory
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Writing
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Presenting
    Rated 2 out of 3

How is Mardi Gras connected to the Renaissance?

Take a special topics course to find out the French origins of Mardi Gras during medieval and Renaissance eras (HUMN 300).

Life in the Medieval & Early Modern Studies Minor