Renaissance Studies Concentration

This concentration incorporates course work in the Renaissance and related periods and places an emphasis on independent study and the completion of research papers in the junior and senior years.

NOTE: Students must acquire a reading knowledge of a foreign language relevant to their interests in Renaissance study, selected in consultation with the concentration advisor. These hours will not count towards the minimum of 45 hours required for this concentration.variable
Renaissance-related course work in a single discipline at the 200 to 400 level from among the following: art, history, literature, or music.15
Renaissance-related course work in the following areas with at least one course in each: art, history, music, philosophy, and literature. At least one of these courses must be in classical literature or culture.24
HUM 397Special Topics Junior (An advanced-level course with a Renaissance focus may be substituted with the approval of the advisor.)3
HUM 498Special Topics Senior (which will lead to the completion of a significant research paper)3

Substitution for specific courses listed above will be approved by the concentration advisor only in exceptional cases.

Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the major must be taken on this campus.

A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Academic Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours). Please see your advisor.