Departments & Programs

Classical Studies

Major in Latin or Greek

Students must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours, including the following:

  1. 21 credit hours of Latin and Greek courses. For majors with a concentration in Latin, any Greek course at or above G305 and Latin courses at or above L200 (not including L300) will apply to this requirement, and at least two of the Latin courses (not including L400 or L495) must be at the 400 level. For majors with a concentration in Greek, any Greek course at or above G200 and Latin courses at or above L304 (with the exception of L400) will apply to this requirement.
  2. One of the following classical civilization courses: C308, C310, C311, C321, C350, C351, C360, C361, C362, C395, C396, C397, C405, C409, C412, C413, C414, C416, C419, C420, C421, C422, C423, C491, or C494. Note: C494 is recommended. One course from the list of cross-listed courses for the Major in Classical Civilization may be applied to this requirement.
  3. Six additional credit hours of Greek, Latin, or classical civilization courses. L100, L150, L300, and C209 do not apply to this requirement.

Students must also complete the degree requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Students should take courses in both Latin and Greek. Recommended electives are C101, C102, C205, C412, C413, and C414; any other foreign language courses; and courses in archaeology, comparative literature, English, fine arts, folklore, history, library science, linguistics, philosophy, and religious studies.