The Major in Classical Languages (BA)
The Classical Languages Major can be fulfilled with twelve courses.
I. At least ten courses in Greek and/or Latin.
II. One Classical Studies course, or one additional courses in classical language.
III. Classics 495: Senior Seminar
IV. Successful completion of a capstone paper
V. At least five courses taken to fulfill the major, including Classics 495, must be at or above the 300 level.
VI. At least eight of the courses taken for the major, including Classics 495, must be taken in residency. With prior departmental permission, courses taken in some semester-abroad programs may count toward the residency requirement.
The Minor in Classical Languages
Students majoring in another discipline may wish to deepen and enrich their understanding by minoring in a classical language (Latin or Greek). These students must take a total of six courses to complete the minor program of study.
I. At least five courses in Greek and/or Latin. Latin 102 and/or Greek 102 may be counted toward the minor. Latin 101 or Greek 101 may be counted toward the minor only if the full 101-102 sequence has been completed in that language.
II. A sixth course, which may be in either classical language or Classical Studies.
III At least four of the courses taken for the minor must be taken in residency.
No course with a grade below C- may count toward any major or minor.
Courses taken Pass/Fail may not be counted toward any major or minor, with the single exception that one 100-level language course taken Pass/Fail may count.
Online courses offered by the Classics Department count toward the residency requirement