NEW Graduate Studies

The Department of Classics has recently revised its program for graduate studies in Classics as outlined below. Please note that the new regulations are now effective. Questions should be addressed to the Graduate Officer, Dr. Milo Nikolic.

Qualifications for Admission

Admission requirements are set forth in the Regulations Governing the Degree of Master of Arts, Qualifications for Admission. In addition to these requirements, applicants should have completed at least 30 undergraduate credit hours in Greek and Latin language courses including a minimum of 12 credit hours in each language and at least 6 credit hours from senior level courses.

Program of Study

1.Students will complete a minimum of 24 credit hours in Classics courses at the 6000 level including Classics 699A and 699B; 6 of these 24 credit hours must be in Greek and/or Latin courses. Further courses beyond the minimum number may be required, depending on the background of the student.

2. Students are required to demonstrate their competence in a modern European language, normally French, German, or Italian, as early as possible in their program of study, but no later than the end of the first semester of their second year. (See Evaluation, Evaluation of Graduate Students.)


6001 Seminar in Greek History and Society

6002 Seminar in Greek Literature and Culture

6003 Seminar in Roman History and Society

6004 Seminar in Roman Literature and Culture

6200 Latin Literature: Oratory

6210 Latin Literature: Epic, drama, didactic

6220 Latin Literature: Lyric, satire, elegy, epigram

6230 Roman Historians

6250-6260 Special Topics in Latin Readings

6300 Greek Literature: Oratory

6310 Greek Literature: Epic, drama, didactic

6320 Greek Literature: Lyric, iambic, elegy, epigram

6330 Greek Historians

6340 Ancient Philosophical Authors

6350-6360 Special Topics in Greek Readings

699A Master's Research Paper (0 credit hours)

699B Master's Research Paper (6 credit hours)