2018-2019 University Catalogue 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2018-2019 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The Classics Major

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For more information about the department, honors/high honors, transfer credit, etc., visit the Classics department  page.

Major Requirements

The specific requirements for The Classics major are:

  • Eight courses in Greek and Latin, at least six of which must be at the 300 level or higher
  • Students must demonstrate proficiency in both languages by taking at least two 300-level courses in each language.

    Majors in the Classics are encouraged to take at least two CLAS courses.


    Majors are also encouraged to take at least one 400-level Latin seminar, and those intending to pursue graduate study should do so by the fall of their senior year.

GPA Requirement

No departmental course with a grade of less than C– is credited toward a major. For graduation, the minimum GPA required in courses counting toward a major is 2.00 (C). All departmental courses taken are used to calculate the major GPA for the classics and classical studies.

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