Requirements for the Major in Classical Languages
The major requires successful completion of the following:
|Select a minimum of six courses in the language of emphasis (GREK or LATN)||24|
|Select four additional courses drawn from Greek (GREK), Latin (LATN), classical studies (CLST), or from the approved list (below) 1||16|
|Total Semester Hours||40|
|A comprehensive examination 2|
No more than eight semester hours may be applied from any combination of the following courses: CLST 121 (Explorations in Ancient Society and Its Legacy), CLST 122 (Explorations in Ancient Literature), CLST 123 (Explorations in Antiquity and the Arts), CLST 124 (Explorations in Ancient Ethics, Religion, and Belief).
A student accepted to any of the majors in the Department of Classical Languages is assigned a reading list of ancient authors and modern works bearing on the languages, literatures, and civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome. Part of the comprehensive examination is based on these readings.
|ARTH 103||Survey of Western Art I||4|
|ARTH 494||Greece, the Eastern Aegean, and Italy: the Monuments and Centers of Classical Civilization||4|
|ENGL 494||Ancient Greek Roman Literature: Greek Lyric Poetry, Tragedy and Comedy, Roman Drama Love Poetry||4|
|HIST 301||Ancient Greece||4|
|HIST 302||Ancient Rome||4|
|HIST 495||War and Society in Ancient Greece and Rome||4|
|PHIL 203||Ancient Philosophy from Homer to Augustine||4|
|PHIL 492||Plato, Aristotle, and the Legacy of Ancient Philosophy||2|
|POLS 306||Ancient Political Philosophy||4|
|RELG 232||God and Empire: Biblical Texts and Colonial Contexts||4|
To be eligible for departmental honors, a student majoring in classical languages, Greek, or Latin is required to pass all courses in the major with an average of B, to pass the comprehensive examination with a grade of A or B, and to complete an acceptable honors paper.