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Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies (Classical Civilizations)

A Classical Studies major with a concentration in Classical Civilizations requires successful completion of 33 credit hours of study.


One of the following Archaeology courses:

  • CLHU A347  Egyptian Art and Archaeology
  • CLHU A348  Greek Art and Archaeology
  • CLHU A349  Etruscan Art and Archaeology
  • CLHU A350  Roman Art and Archaeology

One of the following History courses:

  • CLHU A372  The Roman Empire
  • CLHU U362  Alexander the Great
  • CLHU U274  The Byzantine Empire
  • CLHU U268  Roman Republic

One of the following Literature courses:

  • CLHU A242  Greek Tragedy
  • CLHU A244  Greek and Roman Epic
  • CLHU A246  Greek Mythology
  • CLHU A263  Greek and Roman Comedy
  • CLHU A356  Greek Elegies and Lyrics

One of the following Thought courses:

  • CLHU A238  Justice in Greek Literature
  • CLHU U340  Roman Ethical Thought
  • CLHU A385  Greek Religion
  • CLHU A386  Roman Religion
  • CLHU U265  Pagans and Christians

Additional Coursework:

  • Additional 18 credit hours of Classical Humanities electives
  • CLHU A480 Classical Humanities capstone (1 crs.)

Although courses in Latin or Greek are not required, students are encouraged to take at least 2 semesters at the introductory level. These can be used to satisfy Common Curriculum language requirements.

Courses taken for the major cannot also be used to satisfy requirements for a minor. Students in either concentration are encouraged to take a minor in related areas like history, Medieval Studies, Philosophy or Religious Studies.

Classical Studies course information