Ave Maria University
In this program, you will discover the stunning brilliance of the so-called ‘Dark Ages:’ an age that saw a flowering of human wisdom, the revival of forgotten treasures of the ancient world, and the birth of philosophies and institutions that became the foundations of western civilization for centuries to come.
Careers: Historian, Teacher, Lawyer, Writer, Graduate Studies
The Medieval Studies program allows you a great deal of flexibility, with over a dozen electives to supplement your study. From history and the arts to political philosophy and the theology of St. Thomas Aquinas, you have a variety of ways to immerse yourself in this fascinating period of history.
Fast Fact: In Medieval Studies, you’ll explore the simple elegance of Gregorian Chant, which was nearly lost to history.
Other courses may be considered with the approval of the director, Dr. Mary Blanchard.
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Education: B.A., History, York University; M.A., History, University of Toronto; Ph.D., History, University of Toronto
Office: Henkels 2019
Phone: (239) 280-1661
Education: B.A., History, Ave Maria University; M.A., Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University; D.Phil, History, University of Oxford
Office: Henkels 3034
Phone: (239) 280-1563
Education: B.A., American Studies & History, Northwestern University; M. Phil, Political Thought & Intellectual History, University of Cambridge; Ph.D., History, University of Cambridge
Office: Henkels 2014A
Phone: (239) 280-1570
Education: B.A., History, Ave Maria University; M.Sc. (honors), History, University of Edinburgh; Ph.D., History, University of Otago, New Zealand
Office: Henkels 2056
Phone: (239) 304-7127
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The spiritual life on campus is the beating heart of Ave. Whether it’s attending Mass, receiving the sacraments, participating in retreats or getting spiritual direction, you’ll find the spiritual support you need from the priests and staff of Campus Ministry.
With AMU’s core curriculum, you’ll not only achieve breadth of knowledge, but also depth of knowledge. You’ll encounter the truth about God and His creation more completely through the dynamic interplay of all of the liberal arts, including theology and natural science.
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