Classical Studies Major

Additional Information on the Department of Classical Studies

The major consists of 30 credits in Greek, Latin, or Classics courses (27 credits if the student has a double major), with at least six credits at or above the 400 level. Students majoring in Classical Studies should, in consultation with their departmental adviser, choose their course work for the major to accommodate their individual interests.

Course Work

The courses taken for the major, however, should include one ancient history survey course

One archaeological survey course

One course in Greek or Latin literature in translation

And one course in ancient religion


With the approval of the department chair, other courses may be substituted for the specific courses listed here.