Classical Studies Minor
A minor in Classical Studies is a very flexible program that allows you to organize and design a curriculum that best fits your interest. The minor has a language core curriculum, complemented by a variety of courses in literature, art, history, political science, and philosophy, offered within and without the Department of World Languages and Cultures.
The Minor in Classical Studies requires that you take a minimum of 21 credits of course-work: 12 credits of language courses and 9 credits of upper-division courses.
Students earning minors can choose 12 language course credits from the following:
- GRE 113 - Classical Greek I
- GRE 114 - Classical Greek II
- LAT 113 - Elementary Latin I
- LAT 114 - Elementary Latin II
- LAT 213 - Intermediate Latin I
- LAT 214 - Intermediate Latin II
and nine credits of upper-level courses from the following:
- ART 461 - The History of Ancient Art
- CLA 309 - Independent Readings in the Classical Languages
- CLA 450 - Classical Drama in Translation (same as ENG 463A)
- GRE 331 - Greek Literature in Translation
- HIST 456 - Topics in Ancient History
- HIST 457 - Ancient Greek Civilization
- HIST 458 - Roman Civilization
- LAT 331 - Latin Literature in Translation
- PHIL 401 - Ancient Philosophy
- PHIL 410 - Plato
- PHIL 411 - Aristotle
- PSC 371 - Ancient Political Theory
Not all courses listed will be offered every semester. Courses not listed here that nonetheless deal with the classics might also count towards your Minor in Classical Studies, subject to pre-approval.