Department of English

Classical Studies Minor (18 s.h.)

The Classical Studies Minor is designed to allow students to take a variety of courses that are grounded in a particular time period but not limited to a particular discipline. Such a minor is of interest and value to students in disciplines such as Anthropology, Art History, English, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Romance Languages, and Theater. The Classical Studies Minor consists of 6 s.h. of required coursework in either Greek or Roman history, a survey of Greek and Roman literatures, Latin I or Latin II or Ancient Greek I or Ancient Greek II. An additional 12 s.h. of electivesis required, to be chosen from sixteen course offerings from a range of departments.The Minor requires a total of 18 s.h.

Required Courses: Choose ONE of the following (3 s.h.)                                                 

EHIS 200: Greece: Achilles to Alexander or HIST 202: Roman Civilization (3 s.h.)
EHIS 202: Roman Civilization (3s.h.)
WLIT 212: Survey of Greek and Roman Literature (3 s.h.)

Required Courses: Choose ONE of the following (3 s.h.)  

LATN 101: Introductory Latin I (3 s.h.)
LATN 102: Introductory Latin II (3 s.h.)
AGRK 101: Introduction to Ancient Greek I (3 s.h.)
AGRK 102: Introduction to Ancient Greek II (3 s.h.)


Elective Courses
Choose at least four courses (12 s.h.) from the following
(AGRK 101/AGRK 102, EHIS 200/EHIS 202, LATN 101/102, or WLIT 212 will fulfill a required course or an elective, but not both.)

AGRK 101: Introduction to Ancient Greek I
AGRK 102: Introduction to Ancient Greek II
ARTH 109: Survey of Visual Arts I
ARTH 209: History of Greek and Roman Art
COMP 315: Early Literary Criticism: Imitating the Masters
EHIS 200: Greece: Achilles to Alexander
EHIS 202: Roman Civilization
LATN 101: Introductory Latin I
LATN 102: Introductory Latin II
PHIL 220: History of Philosophy I: Ancient Philosophical Thought
POLS 201: Classical and Medieval Political Thought
THTR 271: Theatre History I
WLIT 212: Survey of Greek and Roman Literature
WLIT 225: The Greek Dramatists
WLIT 227: Sex & Gender in Greek Literature
WLIT 231: Mythology
WLIT 294/WLIT 394: Special Topics in Classics

Various pre-requisites and College regulations apply; see current College Catalog.