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Classical Studies

Academics

Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies

As a Classical Studies major you can choose one of two tracks: Classical Studies or Classical Culture and Civilization. The total number of credits required for either track is 30.

Classical Studies Track
This track requires 24 credits of language study in both Greek and Latin. One of the languages must be taken through the advanced level (15 credits). The remaining 6 credits are completed from among the CLA courses (Greek Myth, roman Myth, Greek Tragedy, Ancient Comedy) and approved courses in other departments.

Classical Culture and Civilization Track
This track requires proficiency in either Greek or Latin at least through the 302 level, 15 credits of additional Greek or Latin classes or CLA courses or approved courses in other departments. 3 credits of CLA 497, Independent Study, is required as a capstone for this track.

See Curriculum Sheets for the B.A. in Classical Studies (Both Tracks)  |  See Course Descriptions

Minor Concentrations

Minor in Latin
Students take a total of 18 credits, of which 9 must be in the Latin language at the 300-level or above; the balance comes from Roman history, literature, or art.

Minor in Greek
Students take a total of 18 credits, of which 9 must be in the Greek language at the 300-level or above; the balance comes from Roman history, literature, or art.

Minor in Classical Civilization
Students take a total of 18 credits; requires 6 credits in Latin or in Greek, and the balance in the history, literature, or art of the ancient world.

Secondary Education Certification in Latin

Secondary Education Certification in Latin is offered in cooperation with the School of Education. Students major in Secondary Education and complete a total of 30 credits in Classics, of which a minimum of 18 credits must be in Latin language at the 300 level or above. The balance is taken in Roman history, literature, and art/archaeology.


See the learning outcomes for Classical Studies majors.

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