Department of English

Classical Studies Minor (24 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 9 s.h. of required coursework in either Greek or Roman history, a survey of Greek and Roman literatures, and Latin I (LATN 101). An additional 15 s.h. of electives are required, to be chosen from twelve course offerings from a range of departments.

Required Courses (9 s.h.)                                                 

HIST 200: Greece: Achilles to Alexander or HIST 202: Roman Civilization (3 s.h.)
LATN 101: Introductory Latin I (3 s.h.)
WLIT 212: Survey of Greek and Roman Literature (3 s.h.)

Elective Courses
Choose at least five courses (15 s.h.) from the following
(HIST 200/HIST 202 fulfill a required course or an elective, but not both.)

ARTH 109: Survey of Visual Arts I
ARTH 209: History of Greek and Roman Art
COMP 315: Early Literary Criticism: Imitating the Masters
HIST 200: Greece: Achilles to Alexander
HIST 202: Roman Civilization
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 225: The Greek Dramatists
WLIT 227: Sex & Gender in Greek Literature
WLIT 231: Mythology

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