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Classical Studies (Minor)

The Classical Studies minor offers a basic grounding in Latin or Greek, along with a more in-depth exploration of at least two disciplines focusing on the history, culture, art or religion of the ancient Western world.​

Course Requirements

  • Three quarters of college-level Ancient Greek or Latin (at any level).
  • Five additional courses focusing on Ancient Greece or Rome from at least two different disciplines, chosen in consultation with an advisor or faculty member, from the current approved Classical Studies Allied Course List. For any of these five courses students are strongly encouraged to substitute any intermediate level course in Ancient Greek or Latin.

Classical Studies Allied Course List

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select five additional courses from below (as noted above):20
Art and Architecture, History of
HAA 230
ART AND EMPIRE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
HAA 231
CONQUEST & CONVERSION: THE ART OF THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES
HAA 234
BYZANTINE ART
HAA 332
ROMANESQUE ART AND ARCHITECTURE
HAA 376
ROME (WORLD CITIES)
HAA 397
SPECIAL TOPICS/HISTORY OF ART & ARCHITECTURE (Rome Archaeology, Art, and Architecture of the Ancient City (Rome))
Comparative Literature
CPL 301
EPIC AND ROMANCE (applicable only based on time period discussed, which is not defined in the course description)
CPL 302
COMEDY (applicable only based on time period discussed, which is not defined in the course description)
CPL 303
TRAGEDY (applicable only based on time period discussed, which is not defined in the course description)
Greek
GRK 101
BASIC CLASSICAL GREEK I
GRK 102
BASIC CLASSICAL GREEK II
GRK 103
BASIC CLASSICAL GREEK III
GRK 104
INTERMEDIATE CLASSICAL GREEK I
GRK 105
INTERMEDIATE CLASSICAL GREEK II
GRK 106
INTERMEDIATE CLASSICAL GREEK III
GRK 197
SPECIAL TOPICS IN GREEK
GRK 297
SPECIAL TOPICS IN GREEK
GRK 397
SPECIAL TOPICS IN GREEK
GRK 497
SPECIAL TOPICS IN GREEK
History
HST 237
HISTORY OF THE CITY OF ROME
HST 253
HISTORY OF THE MODERN OLYMPICS
HST 285
ANCIENT ROME: AUGUSTUS TO CONSTANTINE
HST 294
ANCIENT GREECE
HST 296
ANCIENT ROME: ORIGINS TO THE END OF THE REPUBLIC
Latin
LAT 101
BASIC LATIN I
LAT 102
BASIC LATIN II
LAT 103
BASIC LATIN III
LAT 113
LATIN FOR READING IV: INTRODUCTION TO LATIN POETRY
LAT 114
LATIN FOR READING V: INTRODUCTION TO LATIN PROSE
LAT 115
LATIN FOR READING VI: LATIN PROSE COMPOSITION
LAT 197
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN
LAT 297
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN
LAT 397
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN
LAT 497
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN
Modern Languages
MOL 210
CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY
MOL 211
ANCIENT GREEK AND ROMAN EPIC
MOL 212
ANCIENT GREEK AND ROMAN TRAGEDY
MOL 213
ANCIENT GREEK AND ROMAN COMEDY
MOL 214
THE CLASSICAL FEMININE
MOL 215
ANCIENT SCIENCE AND ITS LANGUAGE
Philosophy
PHL 293
ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY
PHL 294
MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY
PHL 360
GREEK PHILOSOPHY
PHL 361
PLATO
PHL 362
ARISTOTLE
PHL 381
DRAMATIC THEORY: TRAGEDY
PHL 382
DRAMATIC THEORY: COMEDY (applicable only based on time period discussed)
PHL 383
PHILOSOPHICAL THEMES IN LITERATURE
Political Science
PSC 230
CLASSICAL POLITICAL THOUGHT
PSC 231
MODERN POLITICAL THOUGHT (applicable only based on time period discussed)
PSC 239
TOPICS IN POLITICAL THOUGHT (applicable only based on time period discussed)
Religious Studies
REL 236
VARIETIES OF JUDAISM IN THE GREEK AND ROMAN WORLD
Sociology
SOC 254
ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME

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