Minor in Classical Studies

Beginning with the Class of 2019

Prerequisite: One course selected from Classical Studies 1, 4, 6; Latin 3; Greek 3. This course provides an introduction to ancient Greece and Rome and the methodologies scholars employ in studying these cultures.

Requirements:

  • Two courses in ancient history selected from Classical Studies 11, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 31. These courses establish a general knowledge of ancient Greek and Roman history and introduce students to historical methodologies. CLST 11 is a topics course that can be taken more than once when different subjects are offered.
  • Two courses in Classical archaeology selected from Classical Studies 12, 20-26, 30. These courses establish a general knowledge of ancient Greek and Roman material culture and introduce students to archaeological methodologies. CLST 12 is a topics course that can be taken more than once when different subjects are offered.
  • Two courses in Classical literature, philosophy, and religion (exclusive of the courses identified as prerequisites), selected from Classical Studies 2-5, 10; courses in Greek or Latin numbered 10 or higher (excluding Greek 11); Philosophy 11. These courses establish a general knowledge of languages, literature, and systems of thought in ancient Greece and Rome and introduce students to the methodologies used in studying that subject matter. These courses establish a general knowledge of languages, literature, and systems of thought in ancient Greece and Rome and introduce students to the methodologies used in studying that subject matter. CLST 10, Greek 30, and Latin 22, 24, 26, 30 are topics courses that can be taken more than once when different subjects are offered.

Participation in either of the Department's two Foreign Study Programs will meet the requirements for two of the above six courses, one in ancient history and one in Classical archaeology. No more than two courses from any single Classics Foreign Study Program may count towards the minor. (Four courses can be counted by participation in both the Greek and Rome FSP programs.)