CMRS

Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies is a multi-disciplinary program providing graduates with a broad liberal arts education that can serve as a solid platform for graduate work or for further professional training. The program has sufficient flexibility to allow students to pursue graduate work in any of the participant disciplines including anthropology, archaeology, art history, classics, English, history, languages, political studies and religious studies.

Graduates from this highly regarded degree program have gone on to undertake funded study at the graduate level at the U of S as well as at other top universities in North America and Europe. Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies provide a context within which students can develop excellent written and oral communication skills, critical analysis capability and cross-disciplinary vision. This degree provides an excellent foundation for continued studies in areas such as education, law, museology, journalism and library science.

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Career Opportunities

Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies graduates have a broad, varied, and intimate understanding of human nature and society that opens doors to a wide variety of professional opportunities. Business, industry and government organizations look for employees who can think and work independently and can demonstrate clarity in written and oral communication. A liberal arts education is excellent preparation for a career in fields such as diplomatic service, politics, journalism, publishing, museum interpretation, archival work, religious studies and education at all levels.

The U of S Advantage

The Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies program is unique to the University of Saskatchewan. No other program in North America approaches these three periods as a whole.

In addition, its multi-disciplinary approach gives students the freedom to customize their degrees, taking any number of courses from anthropology, archaeology, art, art history, drama, English, history, languages, music, philosophy, political studies and religious studies. In turn, the diversity of disciplinary interests among the students and faculty has created a tremendously rich intellectual environment of discussion, exchange, and informal learning. Finally, the Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies community includes numerous internationally acclaimed scholars, a growing cohort of strong young academics, and uniformly excellent teachers.

Choose Your Program!

Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies graduates have a broad, varied and intimate understanding of human nature and society that opens doors to a wide variety of professional opportunities. Areas of concentration include:

  • History & Archaeology
  • Literature, Fine Arts & Language
  • Classical Thought & History of Ideas

A Major in Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies

Students majoring in Classical, Medieval & Renaissance Studies can choose from one of the following degrees:

  • B.A. Four-year
  • B.A. Honours
  • Double Honours in CMRS and another subject
  • Minor in CMRS

Certificate in Classical & Medieval Latin

Students can also earn a Certificate in Classical & Medieval Latin designed to assist those who wish to incorporate classical and/or medieval Latin in their studies, or who are simply interested in developing a reading knowledge of Latin.