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Language Requirement (6 to 8 credits):
Complete one of the following:
- Two semesters of Greek at the appropriate level
- Two semesters of Latin at the appropriate level
- LATIN 115 - Intensive Elementary Latin
Classical Studies Courses (21 Credits):
Complete at least seven classical studies courses. Up to two additional Greek or Latin courses beyond those being used to fulfill the language requirement may be applied to this requirement.
No first year seminar courses may be applied toward this requirement.
With department approval, up to one course from another discipline may be applied to this requirement.
Capstone (3 Credits):
Take either CLSICS 387 - The Golden Age of Athens or CLSICS 388 - The Golden Age of Rome. The research paper for either of these courses may be used as the capstone paper.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Classical Studies Minor
Students majoring in another discipline may wish to deepen and enrich their understanding by minoring in classical studies. A total of six courses must be taken to complete the minor program of study.
Religious Studies Minor
The interdisciplinary religious studies minor entails coursework concerning theories and methods in the study of religion as well as courses focused on a variety of traditions in their global and local contexts.
Classics & Religious Studies
Learn more about UMass Boston's Classics & Religious Studies department, our research, and our faculty.Explore the Department of Classics & Religious Studies
College of Liberal Arts
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