Ancient History, Minor

Classical Studies encompasses the civilization of the ancient Greeks and Romans from prehistory to the Middle Ages, with emphasis on the literature, philosophy and history of the classical Greek and Roman periods. It includes economic, political and social and intellectual history as well as philosophy, archaeology, religion and myth. Students may choose a track that emphasizes the study of texts in Greek and/or Latin, or they may opt for a program of courses that do not require any knowledge of the ancient languages.

Minor Requirements
Core Course
Select one of the following:1
Introduction to the Ancient Near East
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
Select 5 course units of electives in consultation with the Undergrad Chair from the following Area Groupings:5
Graeco-Roman Culture in the Broader Context
Languages of the Ancient Mediterranean World
Comparative Studies of Premodern Cultures
Total Course Units6

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.