Majors, Minors, & Certificates

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

This interdisciplinary program is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the history, literature, arts, and languages of the medieval and early modern world. The program encourages students to academic excellence by offering a broad range of courses combined with in-depth study.

​Program Highlights

  • Diverse range of courses.
  • Opportunity to work with distinguished faculty who are experts in their fields.
  • An environment that stresses interdisciplinary learning and collaboration.
  • Skills and knowledge developed by a minor in Medieval and Renaissance Studies are broadly applicable in a range of related fields and careers.

Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Convivium offers students the opportunity to do individual research and to take courses with faculty who are nationally active in medieval and early modern studies across a variety of disciplines.

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Career Opportunities

Art Directors formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications media, such as print, broadcasting, and advertising. Direct workers engaged in art work or layout design.

Job titles include: Art Director; Art Supervisor; Creative Director; Creative Guru; Design Director; Designer; Director of Creative Services, Consumer Products; Group Art Supervisor; Production Manager; Senior Art Director

Wages:

The median annual wage was $80,880 in 2012.

GROWTH FORECAST:

Employment is projected to grow 3-7% from 2012 to 2022.

Museums/historical sites industry engages in the preservation and exhibition of objects, sites, and natural wonders of historical, cultural, and/or educational value. Careers include curators, museum technicians and conservators and tour guides.

Wages:

Depends on job function.

GROWTH FORECAST:

Employment in the museums/historical sites industry is expected to grow 15.6% by 2022.

The education sector comprises establishments that provide instruction and training in a wide variety of subjects. This instruction and training is provided by specialized establishments, such as schools, colleges, universities, and training centers.

Wages:

Depends on job function.

GROWTH FORECAST:

​Employment in the education is expected to grow 9.4% by 2022.