Ancient and Medieval Studies Emphasis

HUMANITIES Major

Language Requirement

All Humanities majors are expected to fulfill the non-English language requirement by completing one of the following:

  • Complete at least two college-level semesters of a non-English language. Students who have taken French, German or Spanish in high school or who have acquired a knowledge of the language elsewhere may receive credit for that preparation by passing an advanced-level UW-Green Bay course with a grade of “C” or better.

  • Demonstrate the equivalent level of proficiency in a non-English language on a proficiency exam. NOTE: Students seeking to fulfill the language requirement through proficiency testing in French, German, or Spanish should contact the appropriate language coordinator. For skill assessment in other languages, students should contact the chair of Modern Languages.

Supporting Courses9
English Composition II: Composition and Rhetoric
Choose one of the following courses:
Foundations of Western Culture I
World Civilizations I
Choose one course from the following category:
Foundations of Western Culture II
World Civilizations II
Upper-Level Courses27
Perspectives of Human Values (choose one course from the following category)
The Ancient World
The Medieval World
The Renaissance
Ancient History (choose one course from the following category):
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
Topics in Ancient History
Ancient and Medieval Religion and Philosophy (choose one course from the following category):
The Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
The New Testament
Non-Western Religions
Religion and Medieval Philosophy
Plato and Aristotle
Topics in Philosophy (with ancient or medieval topic)
Medieval History:
The Middle Ages 1
Topics in Medieval History
Medieval/Renaissance Literature:
Literary Themes (with ancient/medieval/Renaissance topic for either course)
Literary Eras
Capstone Seminar
Humanities Seminar
Choose 9 credits of elective courses 2
Total Credits36
1

Or other upper-level History course with medieval content

2

These might include variable content courses with appropriate ancient or medieval topics such as HUM STUD 350 and HUM STUD 351, or offerings from other Humanities and/or its departments.