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Classics Major

Classical Humanities Concentration

The Classical Humanities concentration requires at least 33 major credit hours (18 credit hours of required courses and 15 credit hours of electives). All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted.

*Note: (H) indicates that an Honors version of the course fulfills the requirement as well.

Prerequisite (3 credit hours - does not count toward total major credit hours)

CLAS 1101(H) - Introduction to Classical Literature

Required Courses (18 credit hours)

At least 2 courses (6 credit hours) at or above the 2000-level.

CLAS 2201(H) - Classical Civilization: Greece

CLAS 2202(H) - Classical Civilization: Rome

CLAS 2204 - Medicine in the Ancient World

CLAS 2205 - Sports and Spectacles in the Ancient World

CLAS 2220(H) - Classical Mythology

CLAS 2301 - Classical Archaeology

CLAS 2500H - Greek Identities: Ancient and Modern

At least 3 courses (9 credit hours) at or above the 3000-level.

CLAS 3000 - From Rome to Europe and Beyond

CLAS 3100 - Topics in Ancient Literature and Culture

CLAS 3101 - Greek and Roman Epic

CLAS 3102 - Greek and Roman Drama

CLAS 3103 - Comic Spirit in Antiquity

CLAS 3104 - The Ancient Novel

CLAS 3203 - War in Ancient Greek and Roman Literature

CLAS 3205 - What is Race? Perspectives from Antiquity to the Present

CLAS 3212 - Greece and the Mediterranean from Alexander to Cleopatra

CLAS 3215 - Sex and Gender in the Ancient World

CLAS 3217 - Family, Household, and Kinship in the Ancient World

CLAS 3220 - The Rise of the Roman Republic

CLAS 3221 - History of Rome: Republic to Empire

CLAS 3222 - The Roman Empire, 69-337 CE

CLAS 3223 - The Later Roman Empire

CLAS 3401 - Ancient Greek Religion

CLAS 3402 - Ancient Gods Changing Identities

CLAS 3403 - The Hero in Classical Mythology

CLAS 3404 - Magic in the Ancient World

CLAS 3408 - Ancient Roman Religion

CLAS 3720 - The Corrupting Sea: The Environmental History of the Ancient Mediterranean

CLAS 3956 - Black Cultures and Classical Education

At least 1 course (3 credit hours) at or above the 4000-level.

CLAS 4031 - Sacred Texts of the Ancient World

CLAS 4101 - Classical Receptions: Ancient Greece and Rome in the Modern World

CLAS 4301 - Art of Ancient Greece and Rome

CLAS 4501 - The Good Life: Ancient Ethical Philosophy

CLAS 4998(H) - Research

CLAS 4999(H) - Thesis Research

CLAS 5051 - Latin and Romance Languages

CLAS 5101 - Classical Literature: Theoretical Perspectives

CLAS 5302 - Studies in Greek or Roman Topography

CLAS 5401 - Methodologies for the Study of Ancient Religions

CLAS 5798.02 - Study Tour: Foreign

Electives (15 credit hours)

At least 5 courses (15 credit hours) at or above the 2000-level are to be selected in consultation with and approved by the major advisor from Classics or from relevant courses offered by History (Ancient History), History of Art (Greek, Roman or Byzantine Art), Philosophy (Ancient Philosophy) or Theatre (Ancient History of Theatre).  In exceptional cases, students may take relevant electives offered by other departments upon approval by the major advisor.
*A maximum of 3 courses from outside the Department of Classics may count as electives toward the major.
Please run your Degree Audit Report in Buckeye Link to view courses that meet the elective course major requirements.