The Classics Minor

The Classics Minor is an interdisciplinary minor with participation from departments in the College of Letters, Arts, & Sciences. A total of 26 credits are minimally necessary for graduating with a minor in Classics. Eight of the 26 credits must be either in Latin or in Greek; the remainder may be chosen from the list of approved courses for the minor, at least nine of which must be upper division.

LANGUAGE COURSES (Either 8 credits in Greek from the following:)

  • Greek 1010: Beginning Attic Greek I; and Greek 1020: Beginning Attic Greek II

OR:

  • Greek 1100: Beginning Koine Greek I; and Greek 1200: Beginning Koine Greek II

OR:

  • Latin 1010: Beginning Latin I; and Latin 1020: Beginning Latin II
  • Latin 2110: Intermediate Latin I
  • Latin 2120: Intermediate Latin II
  • Latin 3110/FCS 3650: Classical Literature — Latin

Additional Courses for the Minor

Choose 18 total credits from the following list of courses, at least one of which shall be from Art History, one of which shall be from History, and one of which shall be from Philosophy.

LANGUAGE COURSES (Either 8 credits in Greek from the following:)

  • AH 2800: Survey: Ancient Art
  • AH 3240: The Art of Greece and Rome
  • AH 3790: Gothic and Romanesque Art
  • ANTH 3260: Agricultural Origins and the Emergence of Urban Society
  • ENG 4820/5820 Classical Rhetoric
  • HIST 1010: The Ancient World
  • HIST 3010: Women in Classical Antiquity
  • HIST 3150: History of Ancient Mesopotamia
  • HIST 3160: History of Ancient Egypt
  • HIST 3170: History of Ancient Greece
  • HIST 3180: History of Ancient Rome
  • HIST 3190: Rise and Fall of Greek Democracy
  • HIST 4210: History of Christianity: Primitive Church to circa 300
  • PHIL 3120: Greek and Roman Myth
  • PHIL 3140: Women in Classical Antiquity
  • PHIL 3510: History of Philosophy: Pre-Socratics
  • PHIL 3520: History of Philosophy: Plato
  • PHIL 3530: History of Philosophy: Hellenistic
  • PHIL 3550: History of Philosophy: Aristotle
  • PHIL 3540: History of Philosophy: Medieval and Renaissance
  • PHIL 3610: Philosophical Approaches to the Hebrew Bible
  • PHIL 3620: Philosophical Approaches to the New Testament
  • PHIL 3630: Gender and Race in Biblical Literature
  • THTR 3200: History of Theater: Greeks through Restoration
  • WMST 3140: Women in Classical Antiquity

Additional courses will be added to the Classics Minor, in consultation with participating departments, within two years. Among these are:

  • FCS 3660: Classical Literature in Translation — Greek
  • GRK 3110: Survey of Classical Literature: Greek
  • LAT 3???: Survey of Classical Literature: Latin

Greek Summer Intensive Language Institute – two semesters’ worth of language instruction over an intensive 5-6 week summer session plus one semester’s worth of Classical Literature in Greek over a second intensive 5-6 week summer session.

Latin Summer Intensive Language Institute – two semesters worth of language instruction over an intensive 5-6 week summer session plus one semester’s worth of Classical Literature in Latin over a second intensive 5-6 week summer session.