Majors & Minors

 

Credential Requirements
Bachelor of Arts: Classical Civilization
  • Required courses:
    • Option 1: CLST 181S or 283, and CLST 182S or 284
    • Option 2: Two courses in Greek or Latin below the 250-level
    • Note: The two options may not be combined (e.g., CLST 181S and Lat 102 does not satisfy the requirement)
  • Seven Classical Studies CLST courses at or above the 200-level in at least three of the following areas:
    • Literature in translation at or above the 200-level or in the original language at or above the 250-level
    • Philosophy
    • Art and archaeology
    • History
  • CLST 480S Capstone Seminar in Classical Studies (CLST 480S)
  • Senior Dossier

Bachelor of Arts: Classical Languages

  • Knowledge of both Greek and Latin through the second year.
  • Eight courses total in Greek and Latin, at least six of which must be at the 250-level or above.
  • One 200-level or above course in Classical Studies (CLST)
  • CLST 480S Capstone Seminar in Classical Studies (CLST 480S)
  • Senior Dossier
Bachelor of Arts: Interdepartmental Major: Ancient Religion and Society
  • Required courses in the Religious Studies Department:
    • Required course: REL 101
    • Seven Religious Studies courses, of which at least five must be at or above the 200-level. At least one must be on a religious tradition outside the Mediterranean. (The following courses satisfy this requirement: REL 110, 120, 160, 165FS, 175,176, 219S, 242, 321S, 322, 323, 323S, 325S, 373S, 374S, 375, 376, 380, 384S, 386S, 388S.)
  • Required courses in the Classical Studies Department:
    • Option 1 (historical emphasis): CLST 283 and 284.
    • Option 2 (language emphasis): One year of classical Greek or Latin at or above the 250-level.
      • Note: The two options may not be combined (e.g., CLST 283 and Lat 252 does not satisfy the requirement)
    • At least 2 courses that focus on Classical Civilization as it relates to ethics, myth, religions, or socio-cultural components broadly foundational for the study of religion. (The following courses satisfy this requirement: CLST 208, 264, 268S, 271, 312S, 354, 360.)
  • In either department:
    • One course as a small-group learning experience. This may be the CLST capstone course, or an independent study or honors project in either department.
Minor: Greek
  • Five courses in ancient Greek. At least three of these must be at taught by a primary or secondary member of the Department of Classical Studies, and at least three courses must be at or above the 250-level.
Minor: Latin
  • Five courses in Latin. At least three of these must be taught by a primary or secondary member of the Department of Classical Studies, and at least three courses must be at or above the 250-level.
Minor: Classical Civilization
  • Five CLST courses. At least three of these must be taught by a primary or secondary member of the Department of Classical Studies; at least three courses must be at or above the 200-level in at least two areas:
    • Literature
    • History
    • Art and archaeology
    • Philosophy
Minor: Classical Archaeology
  • Five CLST courses in ancient art and archaeology. At least three of these must be taught by a primary or secondary member of the Department of Classical Studies, and at least three courses must be at or above the 200-level.