From Charlemagne to Chaucer, medieval and byzantine studies at Catholic University will engage your passion for the history, literature, and art of the Middle Ages, while helping you to see why knowledge of the past can help to teach you the truths of today.
Drawing on the knowledge of experts from across the university, you will immerse yourself in an interdisciplinary study of medieval Europe. You will have the freedom to pick your focus, choosing from history and social structures, thought and worship, or cultural and artistic expressions. The university's core liberal arts curriculum will form the basis of your study, enabling you gain a broad understanding of a variety of topics.
Upon graduation, you will be well placed to pursue graduate study or go on to a career in any number of fields. With the ability to think critically and articulate yourself well, you will be well equipped to pursue the career of your choice.
Why a medieval and byzantine studies degree from Catholic University
A medieval and byzantine studies major will prepare you for further scholarship in medieval studies, as well as for graduate study in related disciplines like English and history. Graduates are well-placed to pursue teaching or further study in a variety of fields, but the complete liberal arts education you will receive at Catholic University will prepare you for any number of careers that require strong skills in communication, critical thinking, research, and writing.