Major in Classics
The department offers a Major in Classics with three different concentrations
- Classical Studies
- Classical Languages (specialization in Greek, Latin, or Greek and Latin)
- Hellenic Studies
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; one course in Classical Studies at the introductory level (100), and one additional course in Classical Studies; three elective courses. Click the Classical Languages Concentration page to learn more.
The concentration in Classical Studies requires eleven courses, including one or two courses in Latin or Greek; 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 or five electives in Classical Studies, Greek, or Latin. Click the Classical Studies Concentration page 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 the Greek language, history, or culture in either CLSG, CLSS, or GREE must be completed.
Note: Effective Fall 2023, all main campus courses have been renumbered using a new 4-digit numbering system.https://schedule.georgetown.edu/course-renumbering-crosswalk/c/#clss, https://schedule.georgetown.edu/course-renumbering-crosswalk/c/#clsg, https://schedule.georgetown.edu/course-renumbering-crosswalk/c/#clsl