College of Arts and Letters2012-2013

Department of History

Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Undergraduate Certificate

This certificate presents you with the opportunity to explore a specific area or discipline without the commitments associated with a four-year degree.

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What Can I Do with a Certificate in Medieval and Renaissance Studies?

NOT ACCEPTING STUDENTS.

This certificate provides students with the opportunity to take classes from several disciplines, as well as to receive training in both Latin, the international language of the periods, and paleography, the study of the physical medium through which Latin and other languages were transmitted. The certificate prepares undergraduate students for advanced study, and it augments the skills and knowledge necessary for graduates to succeed in academic positions in their field.


University Requirements

  • An undergraduate certificate may be earned as part of a bachelor's degree or as a stand-alone certificate.

    To receive an undergraduate certificate (at least 15 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 21 - 25
Foreign Language Required

Details

Certificate Requirements
  • Take the following 21 - 25 units:
    • Medieval and Renaissance Studies outside the major discipline, to be negotiated with the advisor (6 units)
    • Two semesters of Classical Latin (6-8 units)
    • Two additional semesters of Latin (Classical and/or Medieval) or of a vernacular language of the period (e.g., Old English, Old Norse, Old French, Renaissance Italian) (6-8 units)
    • Additionally, a thesis written within the major discipline on a topic concerning the Middle Ages or Renaissance is required for this certificate (3 units)
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.

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