Majors, minors + certificates

Minor in Medieval Studies (MESTMIN)Medieval Studies Institute

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements.


The Minor in Medieval Studies is designed for undergraduates who would like an interdisciplinary course of study in the medieval period.

Minor requirements

Students must complete 15 credit hours from at least three departments in the College of Arts and Sciences. At least three courses (9 credit hours) must be at the 300–499 level or above, and no more than one course can be at the 100–199 level. Eligible courses will be certified by the Institute; students should consult with the Institute's academic advisor to confirm that the courses selected are eligible to count toward the minor.

College of Arts and Sciences Requirements

Each of the following:

  • At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
  • At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
  • Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
  • A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
  • Exceptions to minor requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.