Requirements for a Major in Ancient Studies

Completion of the 4th semester (or higher) of Greek or Latin

1 ancient history course

1 Classics course

4 electives selected from the Departments of Art & Art History, Asian Studies, Classics, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, and Theater.

1 Independent Research, which gives the student a chance to explore a chosen topic in depth.

Great Conversation 113 and 115 may be used as electives.

1 course in Greek may be used as an elective if the student satisfies the required language portion of the major with Latin courses. 1 course in Latin may be used as an elective if the student satisfies the required language portion of the major with Greek courses.

Questions? Contact the Director, Anne Groton (Classics), or any of the faculty on the Ancient and Medieval Studies Steering Committee:  Prof. Chris Brunelle (Classics), Prof. Laurel Carrington (History), Prof. Karen Cherewatuk (English), Prof. Tim Howe (History), Prof. Karen Marsalek (English), Prof. James May (Classics), Prof. Danny Muñoz-Hutchinson (Philosophy), Prof. Maggie Odell (Religion), Prof. Steve Reece (Classics), Prof. Jason Ripley (Religion), Prof. Nancy Thompson (Art History), Prof. Lisa Whitlatch (Classics), or Prof. Charles Wilson (Religion).