Major in Classics

The department offers a Major in Classics with three different concentrations:

  1. Classical Studies
  2. Classical Languages (specialization in Greek, Latin, or Greek and Latin)
  3. Hellenic Studies

CLASSICS MAJOR WITH A CONCENTRATION IN CLASSICAL LANGUAGES

Students must complete a minimum of eleven courses, including at least six courses in either Greek or Latin at the intermediate level (100) or above level; one course in ancient history or archaeology at the introductory level (100), and one additional course in ancient history or archaeology; three other courses at the 100-level or above, or at the introductory level of a second Classical language.  Click here to learn more.

CLASSICS MAJOR WITH A CONCENTRATION IN CLASSICAL STUDIES

The concentration in Classical Studies requires eleven courses, including two courses in Latin or Greek (the first semester of an introductory language will only count if followed by the second semester of that language, or by a course in that language at a higher level); two courses in Classical Studies at the introductory level (100); two courses in Classical Studies at the advanced level (200); one seminar at the 300-level or above; and four electives in Classical Studies, Greek, or Latin. Click here to learn more.

CLASSICS MAJOR WITH A CONCENTRATION IN HELLENIC STUDIES

Students must complete a minimum of eleven courses, including seven courses in modern Greek or ancient Greek; at least two courses of the seven must be in GREE (011/111/211/301) and another two must be in CLSG (In order to be counted, CLSG 001 must be followed by CLSG 002; GREE 011, if counted, must be followed by GREE 012). Four additional courses in Greek language, history or culture in either CLSG, CLSS, or GREE must be completed.