Classical Studies (Minor)

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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
ART AND EMPIRE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
CONQUEST & CONVERSION: THE ART OF THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES
BYZANTINE ART
ROMANESQUE ART AND ARCHITECTURE
ROME (WORLD CITIES)
SPECIAL TOPICS/HISTORY OF ART & ARCHITECTURE (Rome Archaeology, Art, and Architecture of the Ancient City (Rome))
Comparative Literature
EPIC AND ROMANCE (applicable only based on time period discussed, which is not defined in the course description)
COMEDY (applicable only based on time period discussed, which is not defined in the course description)
TRAGEDY (applicable only based on time period discussed, which is not defined in the course description)
Greek
BASIC CLASSICAL GREEK I
BASIC CLASSICAL GREEK II
BASIC CLASSICAL GREEK III
INTERMEDIATE CLASSICAL GREEK I
INTERMEDIATE CLASSICAL GREEK II
INTERMEDIATE CLASSICAL GREEK III
SPECIAL TOPICS IN GREEK
SPECIAL TOPICS IN GREEK
SPECIAL TOPICS IN GREEK
SPECIAL TOPICS IN GREEK
History
HISTORY OF THE CITY OF ROME
HISTORY OF THE MODERN OLYMPICS
ANCIENT ROME: AUGUSTUS TO CONSTANTINE
ANCIENT GREECE
ANCIENT ROME: ORIGINS TO THE END OF THE REPUBLIC
Latin
BASIC LATIN I
BASIC LATIN II
BASIC LATIN III
LATIN FOR READING IV: INTRODUCTION TO LATIN POETRY
LATIN FOR READING V: INTRODUCTION TO LATIN PROSE
LATIN FOR READING VI: LATIN PROSE COMPOSITION
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN
SPECIAL TOPICS IN LATIN
Modern Languages
CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY
ANCIENT GREEK AND ROMAN EPIC
ANCIENT GREEK AND ROMAN TRAGEDY
ANCIENT GREEK AND ROMAN COMEDY
THE CLASSICAL FEMININE
ANCIENT SCIENCE AND ITS LANGUAGE
Philosophy
ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY
MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY
GREEK PHILOSOPHY
PLATO
ARISTOTLE
DRAMATIC THEORY: TRAGEDY
DRAMATIC THEORY: COMEDY (applicable only based on time period discussed)
PHILOSOPHICAL THEMES IN LITERATURE
Political Science
CLASSICAL POLITICAL THOUGHT
MODERN POLITICAL THOUGHT (applicable only based on time period discussed)
TOPICS IN POLITICAL THOUGHT (applicable only based on time period discussed)
Religious Studies
VARIETIES OF JUDAISM IN THE GREEK AND ROMAN WORLD
Sociology
ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME