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Program Requirements

Note: University regulations apply to all students at Laurier. If there is any discrepancy between the program or progression requirements outlined on this page and those in the university's academic calendars, the academic calendars are the official sources of information. The information below is from the latest calendar, and you may be following progression requirements from an earlier calendar. Students are responsible for checking the appropriate calendar. Contact your program coordinator should you notice any discrepancies.

The program is very flexible. It enables you to tailor your medieval study to a literary, cultural, or historical focus, and introduces you to a vast variety of critical approaches. You can take a double major and still have much (rare) freedom with your electives, and can meet teachable requirements in English, History, French, Spanish, German, Music and Religion.

The program also includes courses in more than one faculty at Laurier, a rare opportunity for students.

You can concentrate on Medieval history, literature, languages, music, philosophy, political thought, intellectual history, archaeology, art and manuscripts.

The program features many exciting disciplines such as early Islam, Anglo-Saxon studies, history of the Medieval church, roles of women in the Middle Ages, Medieval drama, Medieval music, popular culture Influenced by Medieval traditions, Chaucer, Vikings, Latin, Greek, French and Italian.