Classical Civilization B.A.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

Thirty-six credits consisting of thirty credits in the major discipline and six in related courses. Of the thirty credits in the major discipline, twelve must be at the 100-level or higher.

Major Discipline

All courses in classics, Latin, Greek, ancient history, and ancient art are applicable, of which:
One course in ancient art is required:3
D2: Egypt & the Ancient Near E
Greek Art
Roman Art
Two courses in ancient history are required. The two history courses must be in two different cultural areas, chosen from among the following:6
Greek History and Civilization
Greek History and Civilization
Classical Roman Civilization
Roman History and Civilization
The Near East:
D2:Hist of Ancient Near East
CLAS 221Seminar in Ancient History (taken when offered and the topic is appropriate)3

Related Courses

For a list of approved related courses in fine arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, students should consult with the Department of Classics.

Foreign Language

Fulfillment of the language Distribution Requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences is required, preferably in Latin or Greek. A list of approved related courses is kept on file in the Department of Classics, reviewed annually, and adjusted to meet the special interests of those intending to major in Classical Civilization.