Students wishing to earn a minor in Renaissance and Medieval studies must complete :
- HIST 110b ("The Civilization of the High and Late Middle Ages") or HIST 123a ("The Renaissance")
- University language requirement in French, Italian, Spanish, German, Latin, Greek, Russian, Arabic or Hebrew
- Three other courses from the program's elective listing, each chosen from different fields.
- One of the following capstone options:
- The completion of an independent study on a medieval or Renaissance topic (MEVL 98a or b) with one or more members of the program faculty
- A senior thesis in the student’s major, with an emphasis on some aspect of medieval or Renaissance studies, read by at least two faculty members in the program
- MEVL colloquium. These are medieval and Renaissance program electives that are either (a) seminar classes with a research paper, or (b) taught in a foreign language and/or use predominantly original foreign language texts