Major in Classics
The Major in Classics is designed to familiarize you with many aspects of the ancient Greek and Roman world. In the process, you will develop valuable critical skills and an increased awareness of the influence of these ancient cultures on modern Western civilization. Classics majors learn how to locate, evaluate, and employ various types of evidence, including literature, art, and archaeological remains.
The Major in Classics requires you to complete 13 courses in Classics:
- a 2 course language requirement [this will also fulfil the Second Language Core Requirement for the Bachelor of Arts degree]
- either Elementary Ancient Greek I and II (CLAS 1130 and 1131), or Elementary Latin I and II (CLAS 1120 and 1121)
- at least 5 Classics courses at the 3000 level or above
- 6 more Classics courses at any level (only 2 of these can be 1000 level, with the exception of 1000 level courses in Ancient Greek or Latin language)
For more information, and for assistance in choosing courses, please contact the Undergraduate Program Advisor in the Department of Classics.