Classics Major (B.A.)

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Classics Major Required Courses
GNHU 281Greek Civilization3
GNHU 282Roman Civilization3
Classics Elective Courses
Language Courses
Select five classes from the Language Courses list (see below)15
Electives
Select 12 credits from the Electives list (see below) 112
Total Credits33
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Courses in Greek & Latin beyond those taken as Language Electives may be used here.

Language Courses

Select one of the following:
GREK 301Greek New Testament3
GREK 302Greek Epic Poetry3
GREK 351Attic Orators3
GREK 352Greek Tragedy3
GREK 361Greek Historians3
GREK 371Greek Philosophers3
GREK 372Greek Lyric Poets3
GREK 374Hesoid3
GREK 390Selected Readings in Ancient Greek3
GREK 410Greek Composition3
LATN 301Latin Literature of the Republic3
LATN 302Latin Literature of the Golden Age3
LATN 303Latin Literature of the Silver Age3
LATN 304Latin Literature of the Middle Ages3
LATN 401Latin Composition3
LATN 410Advanced Latin Grammar3
LATN 411Roman Letter Writing3
LATN 412Roman Drama3
LATN 414Roman Lyric Poetry3
LATN 415Roman Biography3
LATN 419Methods of Teaching Latin3
LATN 445Linguistic History of the Latin Language3
LATN 451Roman Historians3
LATN 453The Epic and Vergil3
LATN 454Lucretius and Ancient Science3
LATN 455Ovid3
LATN 461Caesar: End of the Republic3
LATN 462Roman Satire3
LATN 464The Elegy3
LATN 470Senior Seminar3
LATN 475Study Abroad3
LATN 478Advanced Latin Readings: Selected Topics3
LATN 484Cicero: Ancient Philosophy3
Select four of the following:
GREK 101Beginning Greek I3
GREK 102Beginning Greek II3
GREK 201Intermediate Greek I3
GREK 202Intermediate Greek II3
GREK 301Greek New Testament3
GREK 302Greek Epic Poetry3
GREK 351Attic Orators3
GREK 352Greek Tragedy3
GREK 361Greek Historians3
GREK 371Greek Philosophers3
GREK 372Greek Lyric Poets3
GREK 374Hesoid3
GREK 390Selected Readings in Ancient Greek3
GREK 410Greek Composition3
LATN 101Beginning Latin I3
LATN 102Beginning Latin II3
LATN 150Intensive Beginning Latin6
LATN 205Intermediate Latin I3
LATN 206Intermediate Latin II3
LATN 301Latin Literature of the Republic3
LATN 302Latin Literature of the Golden Age3
LATN 303Latin Literature of the Silver Age3
LATN 304Latin Literature of the Middle Ages3
LATN 401Latin Composition3
LATN 410Advanced Latin Grammar3
LATN 411Roman Letter Writing3
LATN 412Roman Drama3
LATN 414Roman Lyric Poetry3
LATN 415Roman Biography3
LATN 419Methods of Teaching Latin3
LATN 445Linguistic History of the Latin Language3
LATN 451Roman Historians3
LATN 453The Epic and Vergil3
LATN 454Lucretius and Ancient Science3
LATN 455Ovid3
LATN 461Caesar: End of the Republic3
LATN 462Roman Satire3
LATN 464The Elegy3
LATN 470Senior Seminar3
LATN 475Study Abroad3
LATN 478Advanced Latin Readings: Selected Topics3
LATN 484Cicero: Ancient Philosophy3

Electives

Select 6-12 credits from the following:
ARHT 313Aegean Art and Archaeology3
ARHT 314Greek Art3
ARHT 315Roman Art3
ARHT 321Early Medieval Art: Early Christian, Byzantine Early Medieval3
GNHU 211Classicism and American Culture3
GNHU 351The City in Antiquity3
GNHU 361Selected Topics in Mediterranean Archaeology3
GNHU 362Field Methods in Mediterranean Archaeology3-6
GNHU 384Introduction to Roman Law3
PHIL 331History of Philosophy: Ancient Philosophy3
Select 0-6 credits from the following:
GNHU 115Troy and the Trojan War3
GNHU 181Introduction to Classical Archaeology3
GNHU 182English Vocabulary: Classical Roots3
GNHU 201General Humanities I (to 1400)3
GNHU 209Introduction to Greek and Roman Religion3
or RELG 209 Introduction to Greek and Roman Religion
GNHU 283Women, Gender, and Sexuality in the Ancient World3
GNHU 285Mythology3
GNHU 288Mythic Traditions3
GNHU 290Selected Topics in Greek and Roman Literature and Culture3
GNHU 310History of Criticism3
GNHU 320Selected Topics in Interdisciplinary Humanities3
GNHU 332Selected Topics in Ancient History (Greece, Rome, W. Asia, N. Africa, Europe)3
GNHU 355Alexander the Great: Legend and Legacy3
GNHU 357The Roman Republic3
GNHU 358Cleopatra3
GNHU 359Rome in the Age of Augustus3
GNHU 360The Roman Empire3
GNHU 381Africa in Classical Antiquity3
GNHU 383Women in Antiquity3
GNHU 454Lucretius and Ancient Science3
GNHU 470Seminar in Classical Humanities3
GNHU 490Principles of Mythic Symbolism3
GREK 101Beginning Greek I3
GREK 102Beginning Greek II3
GREK 201Intermediate Greek I3
GREK 202Intermediate Greek II3
GREK 301Greek New Testament3
GREK 302Greek Epic Poetry3
GREK 351Attic Orators3
GREK 352Greek Tragedy3
GREK 361Greek Historians3
GREK 371Greek Philosophers3
GREK 372Greek Lyric Poets3
GREK 374Hesoid3
GREK 390Selected Readings in Ancient Greek3
GREK 410Greek Composition3
LATN 101Beginning Latin I3
LATN 102Beginning Latin II3
LATN 150Intensive Beginning Latin6
LATN 205Intermediate Latin I3
LATN 206Intermediate Latin II3
LATN 301Latin Literature of the Republic3
LATN 302Latin Literature of the Golden Age3
LATN 303Latin Literature of the Silver Age3
LATN 304Latin Literature of the Middle Ages3
LATN 401Latin Composition3
LATN 410Advanced Latin Grammar3
LATN 411Roman Letter Writing3
LATN 412Roman Drama3
LATN 414Roman Lyric Poetry3
LATN 415Roman Biography3
LATN 419Methods of Teaching Latin3
LATN 445Linguistic History of the Latin Language3
LATN 451Roman Historians3
LATN 453The Epic and Vergil3
LATN 454Lucretius and Ancient Science3
LATN 455Ovid3
LATN 461Caesar: End of the Republic3
LATN 462Roman Satire3
LATN 464The Elegy3
LATN 470Senior Seminar3
LATN 475Study Abroad3
LATN 478Advanced Latin Readings: Selected Topics3
LATN 484Cicero: Ancient Philosophy3