Classical Studies


The minor in classical studies introduces students to the literature, culture, philosophy, history and languages of Greco-Roman civilization. The requirement is successful completion of 24 credits chosen from the following courses offered by participating academic units. Students who take Latin or Greek can apply up to 12 credit hours to the minor.


Required Courses Credit Hours
Choose one of the following: 3
GHUM 250. Foundations of Western Culture: The Greek Experience  
GHUM 250. Foundations of Western Culture: The Roman Experience  
Choose seven of the following: 21
GRK 101-102. Elementary Greek  
GRK 231-232. Intermediate Greek  
LAT 101-102. Elementary Latin  
LAT 231-232. Intermediate Latin  
GARTH 205. Survey of Work Art I: Prehistoric to Renaissance  
ARTH 322. Ancient Art  
ARTH 340. Early Medieval Art  
ARTH 424. Arts of Ancient Egypt  
CLAS 100. Greek and Latin Roots of English Words  
CLAS 265. The Individual and Society in Ancient Greece and Rome  
CLAS 266. Greek and Roman Classics in Translation  
CLAS 337. Human Values: The Classical Tradition  
CLAS 360. Topics in Greek and Roman Culture  
ENG 305. Mythology  
GHIST 101. World History to 1500  
HIST 369. Greek History, 3000 BC – AD 267  
HIST 391. Travel Studies Seminar  
HIST 455. World Political and Social Thought to Early Modern Times  
HIST 474. The Byzantine Empire  
HIST 467. The Roman Republic  
HIST 468. The Roman Empire  

HIST 489. Selected Topics in World History

(when topic is related to Greece or Rome)

PHIL 340. Ancient Greek Philosophy  
PHIL 460. Topics in Classical Philosophy  
POSC 310. Political Theory Ancient to Early Modern  
REL 202. Introduction to the New Testament  
REL 240. Jesus and the Moral Life  
REL 344. Christianity in the Roman Empire  
REL 346. Religions in Greece and Rome  
REL 360. History of Western Religious Thought  
REL 460. Topics in Ancient Jewish and Early Christian Literature