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Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 
Graduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Certificate Program in the History of Monastic Movements

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Advisor: Jana K. Schulman
Susan Steuer, Interim Director, Center for Cistercian and Monastic Studies
111E Walwood Hall

The Graduate Certificate in the History of Monastic Movements is open to students enrolled in a graduate degree program at Western Michigan University. The certificate requires 18 credit hours of approved courses, including a Seminar on Monastic and Communitarian Movements offered by faculty of one or more of the participating departments or institutes.

Program requirements

Students are required to receive at least a “B” in the following courses (or in equivalent courses taken at other institutions).


At least 11 additional credit hours in graduate courses on appropriate topics (see partial list of offerings below).

Intermediate-level reading knowledge of a modern language, demonstrated by examination or by a course (not to be counted among the 18 hours) appropriate to the student’s field of concentration. 

Course List:

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