Joint Honours in Classics

Classics may be combined with another subject to form a Joint Honours program. Study of the history, society, political institutions, literature, philosophy, and material culture of the ancient world combines well with the study of other disciplines such as History, English, Archaeology, Anthropology, Philosophy, and Political Science.

The Joint Honours Degree in Classics will include at least 45 credit hours in Classics courses and consist of the following:

  1. 9 credit hours in ancient Greek and/or Latin, selected from Classics 1120, 1121, 1130, 1131, 2200, 2300;
  2. 27 credit hours in Classics at the 3000 and 4000 level, of which at least 6 credits must be at the 4000 level (if a student chooses Classics as the Subject of Specialization in which to write the Honours Essay, Classics 4999 Honours Essay will count towards 3 credit hours at the 4000-level requirement); and
  3. a minimum of 9 additional credit hours at any level in Classics resulting in a total of 45 credit hours. With the exception of language courses (Classics 1120, 1121, 1130, 1131), no more than 6 1000-level credit hours may be counted towards the Joint Honours Degree.