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2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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The major consists of eleven courses (totaling at least thirty-three credit hours), including:

  • Six courses in ancient Greek (GRK) and/or Latin (LAT)
  • HIS 337 - The Ancient Greek World  and HIS 338 - The Roman Republic and Empire  
  • Three electives chosen from the list of approved courses offered by the Department of History and Classics (Classics, History, Greek, and Latin), although up to two of these electives may be approved courses offered by other departments.
  • Should a student successfully complete advanced Greek (GRK 301/302) and advanced Latin (LAT 301/302) before completing the six-course requirement in Greek and/or Latin, the remainder of this six-course requirement may be satisfied with approved electives.
  • Should a student pursue a Classics major as well as a History major or minor, only two history courses are permitted to be counted towards both degrees.
  • If a student took the Latin AP Exam in high school and received a 5 on the exam, he or she will be given credit for having completed one semester of language study.

Acceptable Courses within the History Department include:

CLA 201 - Classics in Translation  (topics vary)
CLA 202 - Classics in Translation  (topics vary)
CLA 210 - Classical Rhetoric 
CLA 427 - Classical America 
CLA 490 - Independent Study  (used for advanced language study)
CLA 491 - Independent Study  (used for advanced language study)
GRK 101 - Elementary Greek 
GRK 102 - Elementary Greek  
GRK 201 - Intermediate Ancient Greek 
GRK 202 - Intermediate Ancient Greek  
GRK 301 - Advanced Greek I  
GRK 302 - Advanced Greek II  
HIS 280 - Ethnicity in the Ancient World  
HIS 339 - Ancient Egypt  
HIS 360 - Greek and Roman Warfare  
HIS 481 - Seminar  (only on subjects relevant to the Classical world)
HIS 482 - Seminar  (only on subjects relevant to the Classical world)
LAT 101 - Elementary Latin 
LAT 102 - Elementary Latin  
LAT 201 - Intermediate Latin  
LAT 202 - Intermediate Latin  
LAT 301 - Advanced Latin I  
LAT 302 - Advanced Latin II  

Acceptable courses in affiliated departments:

ARH 200 - Art of the Ancient Classical World (Crete, Greece, and Rome)  
ARH 470 - Special Topics  
PHL 206 - The Wisdom of Socrates  
PHL 300 - Ancient Philosophy  
THL 330 - Early Christian Doctrines  

Please Note:

Academic programs vary in their requirements. Students should consult with their faculty advisor and the Academic Guidebook to review the Academic Planning Form pertinent to their program of study. In addition, students should review course descriptions regarding any prerequisites for required courses. Graduation requirements include a minimum of 120 credit hours, although some academic programs may require additional credits. Please refer to the Academic Resources   section of the catalog for more information. Information regarding the Core Curriculum is available within each course and online. 

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