Jul 19, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
    
University Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor in Classics

Location(s): Main Campus


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Program Indices, Directories, and Rosters

Overview

The minor in Classics is an interdisciplinary program that provides students with an understanding of the culture of ancient Greece and Rome. In conjunction with a major program in anthropology, art history, English, history, philosophy, or political science, the classics minor will prepare students for graduate study in the major field. Alternatively, the Classics program can serve as a means of enriching one’s experience and achieving a fuller understanding of contemporary Western cultures.

Program Requirement

The minor consists of 21 units. Students must take courses in at least three of the following six areas. Prior approval must be obtained from the advisor for selected topics and directed study courses. No more than 6 units taken for credit in the student’s major program can be used to meet requirements for the minor. Each student’s program must be approved by the director and principal advisor of the Classics program.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. gain a substantial and broad understanding of a wide range of issues in the ancient Mediterranean world,
  2. learn to integrate a wide variety of subjects focussed on a single region, albeit potentially across 1000’s of years, and whose histories and cultures are of vast importance for the modern world.
  3. appreciate and understand swaths of ancient Greek and Latin literature and/or philosophy.

    Roadmap  

Requirements for the Minor (21 units)


Take courses in at least three of the following six areas for a total of 21 units. Prior approval must be obtained from the advisor for selected topics and directed study courses.

Area VI: Languages (3-12 units)


Through directed study in any of the departments associated with this minor whose faculty are qualified to direct such study: Greek, Latin, A selected classical figure, or topic  

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Program Indices, Directories, and Rosters