Classics Program

Classics Degree Requirements

The following degree requirements are those reflected in the fall 2014 course catalog.

Major

13 courses distributed as follows:

  • LATI 110 Fundamentals of Latin I
      and
    LATI 120 Fundamentals of Latin II
  • GREE 110 Fundamentals of Ancient Greek I
      and
    GREE 120 Fundamentals of Ancient Greek II
  • LATI 210 Readings in Latin
      or
    GREE 210 Readings in Greek
  •  2 courses in Latin and/or Greek at the 300 level (may be both in Latin, both in Greek, or a combination)
  • LATI 410 Advanced Readings and Research in Latin Literature
      or
    GREE 410 Advanced Readings and Research in Greek Literature
  • CLAS 200 Classical Mythology
  • CLAS/HIST 301 Greek Civilization
  • CLAS/HIST 302 Roman Civilization
  • 2 other courses chosen from offerings in Latin, Greek, and/or Classics (including courses cross-listed with Classics)

Students interested in graduate coursework in Classics should plan to take as many 300-level language courses as possible.

Senior Capstone Experience

The Senior Capstone Experience for the Classics major is composed of two parts: the completion of LATI 410 Advanced Readings and Research in Latin Literature or GREE 410 Advanced Readings and Research in Greek Literature and the passing of a written exam (with a grade of “C” or higher) based on key concepts in the field.

Classics Minor

6 courses distributed as follows:

  • LATI 110 Fundamentals of Latin I
      and
    LATI 120 Fundamentals of Latin II
      or
    GREE 110 Fundamentals of Ancient Greek I
      and
    GREE 120 Fundamentals of Ancient Greek II
  • 1 course in Latin or Greek at the 200 level or above.
  • 3 remaining courses chosen from offerings in Latin, Greek, and/or Classics (including courses cross-listed with Classics).