Catalogue 2020 - 2021

HIST 312 The Renaissance: Art and Mayhem


3 cr.


Junior standing.

Course Description

This course will explore the important shift in European culture and society during the years 1300-1500, with special emphasis on the city of Florence. A wide range of cultural sources (art, literature, personal diaries, etc.) will be studied to help understand this crucial period.


Satisfies either the cultural studies perspective or historical perspective requirement.

This course satisfies one of the Writing Intensive Course requirements for Arts and Sciences students.