Catalogue 2014 - 2015

HIST 310 Medieval Architecture and Society


3 cr.


Junior standing.

Course Description

This course examines the monuments of medieval architecture in their historical context. We will study knightly castles and peasant cottages as well as the great Romanesque and Gothic abbeys and cathedrals, with the ultimate goal of learning not only about the buildings themselves but the society that created them.


Satisfies either the aesthetic perspective or historical perspective requirement.

Cross Listed Courses

ART 310