HIS 311 Seminar: Medieval History

Prerequisite: HIS 101 or junior standing

Through examination of a key period or topic in the history of Medieval Europe (5th through 14th centuries, A.D.), students will develop both a deeper appreciation of this distinctive civilization and its relations to its neighbors, and better understand the sources and methodologies historians use to analyze the human experience in a past era. By reading key primary documents and secondary materials from important historians, they will develop a picture of the way social, economic, political, and cultural issues interact and shape a period. May be repeated for credit, provided the topic differs from that previously studied. If taken in or after Fall Term 2010, meets Religion Perspective and World Culture (Western) component of the International Perspective.


1 Course Credit