Classical Languages (Greek and Latin)

Students pursuing the Classical Languages major will take a combination of Latin, Greek and Classical Studies courses.

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Requirements: 10 Courses

  • Language proficiency in Greek and Latin
    • You must demonstrate knowledge of both Greek and Latin through the second year. This generally requires coursework through LATIN 204 Advanced Intermediate Latin/GREEK 204 Advanced Intermediate Greek or the equivalent, including LATIN 203 Intermediate Latin/GREEK 203 Intermediate Greek or the equivalent. Majors wishing to skip LATIN/GREEK 203 and enter LATIN/GREEK 204 directly may petition Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Eight courses total in Greek and Latin, at least six of which must be at the 300-level or above
  • One 200-level or above course in Classical Studies (CLST) at the 200-level or above
  • Capstone Seminar in Classical Studies (CLST 480S)
  • Senior Dossier

Note about Advanced Placement (AP) Credit

Credit for LATIN 25 Introduction to Literature is earned through College Board Advanced Placement tests in Latin. Earning AP credit helps determine your placement in Latin courses at Duke, but does not count toward the major