The Middle Ages and the Modern World: Facts and Fiction

Code: LIBS1870

Course description

The course will provide students with an introduction to the impact that major cultural traditions of the Middle Ages have had on the modern world. The course will include myths, narratives, images, and other forms of representation from a variety of Western European national and religious traditions. Topics may include the study of kings, warriors, saints, knights, mystics, mythological heroes, and exotic beasts such as dragons. It will also include examinations of medieval-themed material in modern popular culture, including fictional writing, movies, video games, businesses and historic sites, both online and offline. No prior knowledge of medieval studies is required. This course fits into the General Education theme - Arts in Society.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Notice for general electives

If you are pursuing a diploma or advanced diploma, contact Jen Matthews at 519-748-5220 ext. 3265, prior to registering to ensure that your selection is eligible for your program.

Credit transfer

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Sep. 8, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – OntarioLearn
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $407.50
 
End date: Dec. 15, 2020
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Registration dates

Winter 2021 registration opens November 2, 2020. Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021.