Requirements

Requirements for the Classical Studies Major (12 Credits)

Seven credits in two of three classical languages (7)

4 credits in one language, 3 in the other from the following:

  • GREEK 131 Elementary Ancient Greek I (1)
  • GREEK 132 Elementary Ancient Greek II (1)
  • GREEK 231 Ancient Greek Prose (1)
  • GREEK 232 Ancient Greek Poetry (1)
  • GREEK 232a Hellenistic Greek Texts (1)
  • GREEK 331W (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Myth and Cult in the Ancient East Mediterranean: Readings in Ancient Greek (1)
  • GREEK 350W (TH; 4th Sem Lang Req) Greeks, Romans and Barbarians: Readings in Greek (1)
  • GREEK 362W Advanced Research and Writing on Greek Literature (1)
  • HEBR 131 Elementary Classical Hebrew I (1)
  • HEBR 132 Elementary Classical Hebrew II (1)
  • HEBR 231 Intermediate Classical Hebrew I (1)
  • HEBR 232 Intermediate Classical Hebrew II (1)
  • LATIN 131 Elementary Latin I (1)
  • LATIN 132 Elementary Latin II (1)
  • LATIN 231 Latin Prose (1)
  • LATIN 232 Latin Poetry (1)
  • LATIN 350W (TH; 4th Sem Lang Req) Readings in Caesar and Tacitus: Greeks, Romans and Barbarians (1)
  • LATIN 353 (IT) Latin Sources on Roman Women (1)
  • LATIN 391 Advanced Reading in Latin Literature (1)
  • LATIN 394W Advanced Latin Research and Writing (1)
  • GREEK, HEBR or LATIN 390 Independent Study (.5 or 1)

Four additional credits in courses related to the ancient Mediterranean selected in consultation with the student's advisor (4)

At least 1 of which must be a course in material culture (marked with an *)

  • ARCH 237 (US) Introduction to Global Archaeology (1)*
  • ARTH 115 (IT) Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Art History (1)*
  • ARTH 270 (TH; 4th Sem Lang Req) Roman Art and Architecture (1)*
  • ARTH 271 (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Greek Art and Architecture (1)*
  • CLAS 171 (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Love and War, Gods and Heroes: Greek and Roman Epic Poetry (1)
  • CLAS 231W (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Myth and Cult in the Ancient East Mediterranean (1)
  • CLAS 244W (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) The Greek and Roman Stage (1)
  • CLAS 247 (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Women in Roman Literature and Life (1)
  • CLAS 250W (TH; 4th Sem Lang Req) Greeks, Romans, and Barbarians (1)
  • CLAS 260 (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Gender and Sexuality in Greek Society (1)
  • CLAS 358 Advanced Topics in Classical Studies (1)
  • ERTH 351W Archaeological Geology (1)*
  • GREEK 331W (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Myth and Cult in the Ancient East Mediterranean: Readings in Ancient Greek (1)
  • GREEK 350W (TH; 4th Sem Lang Req) Greeks, Romans and Barbarians: Readings in Greek (1)
  • HIST 231 (TH) Greek History From Homer to Alexander (1)
  • HIST 251 (TH) Rome: From Republic to Empire (1)
  • HIST 345 Studies in Greek and Roman History (1)
  • HIST 443 Advanced Topics in European History (when on an appropriate topic) (1)
  • IDS 351W Culture of Ancient Greece (1)*
  • LATIN 350W (TH; 4th Sem Lang Req) Greeks, Romans and Barbarians: Readings in Caesar and Tacitus (1)
  • LATIN 353 (IT) Latin Sources on Roman Women (1)
  • PHIL 230 History of Philosophy: Ancient & Medieval (1)
  • REL 113 (TH) Introduction to Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (1)
  • REL 227 (TH, 4th Semester Lang Req) Paganism: The Religions of Greece and Rome (1)
  • REL 340 Hebrew Torah/Pentateuch (1)
  • RHET 231 Classical Rhetoric (1)

Senior Seminar (1)

  • CLAS 496W Senior Seminar in Classical Studies (1)

Student majors will choose a topic in consultation with the Classics faculty and will read an ancient text appropriate to that topic in the original language(s) and write a substantial research paper.

Requirements for the Classical Studies Minor (5 Credits)

A minimum of two, maximum of four, credits in one of the three classical languages: Greek, Hebrew, or Latin (2 to 4)

A minimum of one, maximum of three, credits from the following, to result in 5 total credits for the minor (1 to 3)

  • ARCH 237 (US) Introduction to Global Archaeology (1)
  • ARTH 115 (IT) Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Art History (1)
  • ARTH 270 (TH; 4th Sem Lang Req) Roman Art and Architecture (1)
  • ARTH 271 (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Greek Art and Architecture (1)
  • CLAS 171 (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Love and War, Gods and Heroes: Greek and Roman Epic Poetry (1)
  • CLAS 231W (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Myth and Cult in the Ancient East Mediterranean (1)
  • CLAS 244W (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) The Greek and Roman Stage (1)
  • CLAS 247 (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Women in Roman Literature and Life (1)
  • CLAS 250W (TH; 4th Sem Lang Req) Greeks, Romans, and Barbarians (1)
  • CLAS 260 (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Gender and Sexuality in Greek Society (1)
  • CLAS 358 Advanced Topics in Classical Studies (1)
  • ERTH 351W Archaeological Geology (1)*
  • GREEK 331W (IT; 4th Sem Lang Req) Myth and Cult in the Ancient East Mediterranean: Readings in Ancient Greek (1)
  • GREEK 350W (TH, 4th Sem Lang Req) Greeks, Romans and Barbarians: Readings in Greek (1)
  • HIST 231 (TH) Greek History From Homer to Alexander (1)
  • HIST 251 (TH) Rome: From Republic to Empire (1)
  • HIST 443 Advanced Topics in European History (When on an appropriate topic) (1)
  • IDS 351W Culture of Ancient Greece (1)
  • LATIN 350W (TH; 4th Sem Lang Req) Greeks, Romans and Barbarians: Readings in Caesar and Tacitus (1)
  • LATIN 353 (IT) Latin Sources on Roman Women (1)
  • PHIL 230 History of Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval (1)
  • REL 113 (TH) Introduction to Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (1)
  • REL 227 (TH, 4th Sem Lang Req) Paganism: The Religions of Greece and Rome (1)
  • REL 340 Hebrew Torah/Pentateuch (1)
  • RHET 231 Classical Rhetoric (1)