Classics Major

Greek and Latin Concentration
(31 total credit hours, excluding prerequisites):


Prerequisites in Greek and Latin:  Students may choose between the Greek Language Sequence or the Greek Intensive Workshop and the Regular Latin Sequence, the Accelerated Latin Sequence, or the Latin Intensive Workshop.

Greek Language Sequence: 3 courses (13 credit hours)
Greek 1101    Elementary Greek I (5)
Greek 1102    Intermediate Greek I (5)
Greek 1103    Intermediate Greek II (3)

Greek Intensive Workshop: 2 courses taken concurrently (12 credit hours)
Greek 5890: Intensive Greek Workshop I (6 cr)
Greek 5891: Intensive Greek Workshop II (6 cr)

Regular Latin Sequence: 3 courses (13 credit hours):
Latin 1101.01    Elementary Latin I (5 cr)
Latin 1102.01    Intermediate Latin I (5 cr)
Latin 1103         Intermediate Latin II (3 cr)

Accelerated Latin Sequence: 2 courses (10 credit hours):
Latin 1101.55  Elementary Latin I: Accelerated (5 cr)
Latin 1102.55  Elementary Latin II: Accelerated (5 cr)

Latin Intensive Workshop: 2 courses taken concurrently (12 credit hours):
Latin 5890 Intensive Latin Workshop I (6 cr)
Latin 5891 Intensive Latin Workshop II (6 cr)

Required Courses (19 credit hours):  The major requires a minimum of 5 courses (15 credit hours) in Greek and Latin at the 2000 level and above (representing both languages in any combination).  Of these, at least 2 courses (6 credit hours) must be at the 5000 level (in one language, or in both languages).

Greek 2101   Attic Prose
Greek 2102   Homer
Greek 2103   The Greek Historians
Greek 2104   Sophocles
Greek 2110   The Greek New Testament
Greek 5011   Greek Epic
Greek 5012   Greek Hymn, Lyric, and Elegy
Greek 5013   Greek Historians
Greek 5014   Greek Drama
Greek 5015   Attic Oratory
Greek 5016   Readings in Greek Philosophy
Greek 5017   Later Greek Prose
Greek 5030   Special Topics in Greek Literature
Greek 5797   Study at a Foreign Institution (1-9)

Latin 2101   Cicero
Latin 2102   Vergil
Latin 2103   Roman Historians
Latin 2104   Ovid
Latin 2105   Latin Lyric
Latin 2106   Roman Comedy
Latin 5011   Readings in Latin Epic
Latin 5012   Readings in Roman Lyric and Erotic Poetry
Latin 5013   Readings in Roman Historians
Latin 5014   Readings in Roman Comedy
Latin 5015   Readings in Roman Oratory and Rhetorical Theory
Latin 5016   Readings in Roman Philosophy
Latin 5017   Readings in Roman Satire and Novel
Latin 5018   Readings in Post Classical Latin
Latin 5030   Special Topics in Latin Literature
Latin 5797   Study at a Foreign Institution (1-9)

Electives (12 credit hours):  The remaining 4 courses (12 credit hours) will consist of further Greek and Latin courses at or above the 2000 level and/or relevant elective courses chosen consultation and approved by the major advisor.  *A maximum of 3 courses from outside the Department of Classics may count as electives toward the major.

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