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Classical Languages

Major in Classical Studies (40-56 credits)

This major combines the study of language and literature, history, philosophy, and the fine arts for an interdisciplinary approach to classical antiquity. See "European Studies,"  for details.

Major in Classics (30 credits beyond elementary sequence)

This major emphasizes the study of languages and literature.

Required Courses:
Seven upper-division courses in either Greek (for a Greek concentration) or Latin (for a Latin concentration) or a combination of the two (for a classics concentration), plus 399. The senior honors thesis (398) can be taken in place of 399 and may be one of the seven required courses. Of the seven courses, one may be in classical literature or civilization in translation or (with permission of department chair) in a related field.

Suggestions:
Students are strongly urged to take two courses in related fields. Such courses should be chosen to fulfill Common Curriculum requirements.

Minor (12 credits beyond elementary sequence)

The department offers minors in Latin and Greek.

Required Courses:
After completing the language proficiency sequence, three additional upper-division courses in either Latin or Greek.

Greek Courses (GREK)

Latin Courses (LATN)