Classical Languages

This major engages students in the study of the languages, literatures and cultures of two ancient cultures that have left a lasting impact upon the modern world: classical Greece and Rome. This major prepares students to read both languages, introduces significant works of essential authors, and provides analytical tools for examining the relationship between language and the unique identity of different cultures.

Major in Classical Languages

Classical Language - Major Field Guide

  • A minimum proficiency in each language at the 211-level; a total of 28 credits in Greek and Latin. (see descriptions below under Greek and Latin)

For administrative purposes, students will complete assessment measures at the beginning of their major (in their 111 class) and during their final semester (211).

Plus:

  • Twelve additional credits in Greek or Latin, ancient history, ancient philosophy, classical art, mythology, or classical literature in translation.

Minor in Classical Languages

  • Twelve credits in Greek (see descriptions below under Greek)
  • Twelve credits in Latin (see descriptions below under Latin)