Medieval Studies Courses (MDVL)

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

MDVL Courses

This is a list of courses with the subject code MDVL. For more information, see Medieval Studies (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) in the catalog.

MDVL:3226 Literature and Culture of the Middle Ages 3 s.h.

Study of literature and culture of the Middle Ages. Same as ENGL:3226.

MDVL:3409 Medieval Civilization I 3 s.h.

Europe from the decline of Roman empire to the eleventh century; cultural, political, economic, artistic and architectural foundations of Western civilization. Same as HIST:3409.

MDVL:3410 Medieval Civilization II 3 s.h.

Europe from the eleventh century to the Italian Renaissance; cultural, political, economic, artistic, and architectural foundations of Western civilization. Same as HIST:3410.

MDVL:3423 Ireland in the Early Middle Ages 3 s.h.

Ireland and the northern British islands 400-1000 C.E., a region of small kingdoms and thin population, lacking natural resources, far from Rome and ancient centers of Mediterranean culture; development of civilization, including monastic, legal, theological, and scholarly traditions that had a major impact on continental Europe; early medieval Irish history; introduction to the world of historical scholarship. Same as HIST:3423.

MDVL:4412 History of the Medieval Church 3 s.h.

Development of Christianity to end of great schism; rise of Roman primacy, development of monasticism, orthodox and heterodox groups. Same as HIST:4412.