Eligible Courses

These Spring 2024 undergraduate courses are eligible to be counted toward the Undergraduate Certificate. Cross-listed courses are listed only once. Some encompass more than one Zone, though for the purposes of the distribution requirement, you can count them only once. Graduate-level courses with a MDVL number may also be counted toward the Certificate. Depending on reading and coursework, other Yale College courses may also be eligible for the certificate; if you have questions about whether and how a course might count, please speak to a Certificate Adviser. For previous Certificate-eligible courses, see the course archive

East Asian Languages and Literatures

EALL 230  Poetry and Ethics amidst Imperial Collapse (Zone 1 - E Asia)

EALL 236   Japanese Poetry and Poetics (Zone 1 - E Asia)

EALL 296   Religion and Culture in Korea (Zone 1 - E Asia)


ENGL 200  Laboring through the Middle Ages (Zone 4 - Europe)

ENGL 302  Chaucer (Zone 4 - Europe)


HIST 211   The Birth of Europe, 1000-1500 (Zone 4 - Europe)

HIST 222J   Russia and the Eurasian Steppe (Zone 2 or 4)

HIST 226J   How the West Became Antisemitic (Zone 4 - Europe)

HIST 345   Jews in Muslim Lands from the Seventh to the Sixteenth Centures (Zone 3 - Near East)

HIST 355J   Song-dynasty China (960-1275): Modern Before Europe? (Zone 1 - E Asia)

HIST 418J   Gender Expression before Modernity (Zone 4 - Europe)

History of Art

HSAR 353  Bodies, Senses, Representations: Medieval and Black Studies in Conversation (Zone 4 - Europe)

HSAR 360 Materiality in Aztec Art


ITAL 317   Women in the Middle Ages (Zone 4 - Europe)

Judaic Studies

JDST 278  Interreligious Encounters: Jews, Muslims and Christians in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Zone 3 - Near East)


MUSI 240 Performance of Early Music (Zone 4 - Europe)

Religious Studies

RLST 332   Averroes and Thomas Aquinas (Zone 3 or 4)

RLST 420  Introduction to Syriac Christianity (Zone 3 - Near East)