Requirements for a Major in Classics

6 courses in Latin, 3 courses in Greek
6 courses in Greek, 3 courses in Latin

1 ancient history course

1 Classics course

Students who begin one of the languages at the 231 level (3rd-semester) or higher have the option of taking 5 courses in that language, 3 courses in the other language, 1 ancient history course, and 1 Classics course.

To graduate with distinction in Classics, a student must demonstrate talent with classical languages and literature, skill in conducting research on a classical topic, and broad knowledge of classical civilization. Specific guidelines are available from Prof. Anne Groton, Chair of the Department of Classics. Students interested in pursuing distinction should notify Prof. Groton no later than January 1 of their senior year.

To read the Classics Brochure, click here.

Questions? Contact the Classics Department Chair, Prof. Anne Groton.