Classics Major

Greek and Latin Concentration

The Greek and Latin concentration requires at least 30 major credit hours (15 credit hours of required courses and 15 credit hours of electives). Students must also complete a prerequisite Greek language sequence and Latin language sequence. All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted.

Prerequisites (26 credit hours - does not count toward total major credit hours)

Greek   1101     Elementary Ancient Greek I (5)
Greek   1102     Intermediate Ancient Greek I (5)
Greek   1103     Intermediate Ancient Greek II
Latin    1101     Elementary Latin I (5)
Latin    1102     Intermediate Latin I (5)
Latin    1103     Intermediate Latin II

Required Courses (15 credit hours)

At least 3 courses (9 credit hours) in Greek and Latin at or above the 2000-level (representing both languages in any combination).

Greek   2101    Attic Prose
Greek   2102    Homer
Greek   2103    The Greek Historians
Greek   2104    Greek Tragedy
Greek   2110    The Greek New Testament
Latin      2101       Cicero
Latin    2102     Vergil
Latin    2103     Roman Historians
Latin    2104     Ovid
Latin    2105     Latin Lyric
Latin    2106     Roman Comedy

At least 2 courses (6 credit hours) at the 5000-level (in one or both languages).

Greek   5011     Greek Epic
Greek   5012     Greek Lyric, Iambos, Elegy
Greek   5013     Greek Historians
Greek   5014     Greek Drama
Greek   5015     Greek Oratory and Rhetorical Theory
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      5011        Roman Epic Poetry
Latin    5012     Roman Lyric and Erotic Poetry
Latin    5013     Roman Historians
Latin    5014     Roman Drama
Latin    5015     Roman Oratory and Rhetorical Theory
Latin    5016     Roman Philosophy
Latin    5017     Roman Satire and Novel
Latin    5018     Post-Classical Latin
Latin    5030     Special Topics in Latin Literature
Latin    5797     Study at a Foreign Institution (1-9)

Electives (15 credit hours)

The remaining 5 courses (15 credit hours) will consist of further Greek and Latin courses at or above the 2000-level and/or relevant elective courses chosen in 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.
Please run your Degree Audit Report in Buckeye Link to view courses that meet the elective course major requirements.