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Classics Program

Latin and Greek

Catalog Information for Classics

Classics faculty

Latin Tutor

Tommy Benson

Greek Tutor

Erin Baumer

Consider a major in Classics!

  • Learn about the beginnings of Western civilization
  • Read great literature, history, and philosophy
  • Great support for pre-med, pre-law, theology, history...

Careers of some of our Classics alums:

  • Para-Legal
  • Physical Therapist
  • College Professor
  • Social Science Research Assistant with the US Forest Service
  • Physician
  • Computer Programmer & Data Analyst
  • Scientist

Classics major, Emily Holt, '02, Archaeologist

Omrit Archeological Field School

The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University has partnered with a select team of colleges and universities to excavate a Roman-period settlement at the famous site of Omrit in northern Israel. Read more...

Bennie-Johnnie Blog

Common Curriculum Learning Goals for Classics
Students will: 
Have a functional command of the target language that allows them to read ancient texts of moderate difficulty with the aid of a dictionary.
Demonstrate awareness of the cultural contexts being studied.

Alum Profile

Sophia Polasky '06

Who would guess that a degree in Environmental Studies and Classic Greek could lead someone from the frigid temperatures of Juneau, Alaska, to the blistering heat of Ghana, West Africa? Read More.