Major in Classical Languages and Literature


Any six courses in Greek and/or Latin numbered 10 or higher (excluding Greek 11 ). These courses enhance the student's knowledge of the corpus of ancient Greek and Latin texts, familiarize them with advanced methodologies of literary analysis, and build research skills. Greek 30, and Latin 30 are topics courses that can be taken more than once when different subjects are offered.

One course on Greek or Roman literature or systems of thought, selected from Classical Studies 2-5, 10. This course helps establish a general knowledge of languages, literature, and systems of thought in ancient Greece and Rome and introduces students to the methodologies used in studying that subject matter.

One course on ancient Greek or Roman history or material culture, to build familiarity with contexts for literary study and to introduce historical and archaeological methodologies; selected from Classical Studies 6, 11, 12, 14-26.

Two additional courses that can develop knowledge, skills and methodologies that are useful in the study of ancient texts, selected from: any Classical Studies course numbered 2 or higher (except CLST 7); any course in Greek or Latin numbered 10 or higher (excluding Greek 11); Art History 11.01, 11.02, 12.01; courses in Comparative Literature numbered 10 or higher (when the content of the course focuses on Classical literature); Philosophy 11.

Completion of Culminating Experience Requirement.