The major in medieval studies requires 30 credits of course work, as follows:
- Four semesters of an approved foreign language or one semester of Old English Language and Literature.
- 6 credits in introductory courses on medieval European civilization, currently offered as 01:667:281,282 Medieval Civilization.
- 3 credits in the seminar in Medieval Studies, currently offered as 01:667:481, Senior Seminar in Medieval Studies.
- 18 credits in six elective courses chosen from approved cognate courses on the Middle Ages offered in affiliated departments. Of the six elective courses, at least four must be at the 300-level or above. No more than three elective courses may be from any one department.