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The Department of Classical Languages and Literatures currently offers four majors: classics, classical studies, Greek and Latin.

Classics

Advisers

Members of the department

Basis

Greek 100y and Latin 100y

Requirements

Nine semester courses in the languages of which six must be at or above the intermediate level and including not fewer than two in each language.  One classics-in-translation course may be substituted for one language course at the discretion of the student and with the approval of the advisor.

Classical Studies

Advisers

Members of the department

Basis

Greek 100y or Latin 100y (or the equivalent).

Requirements

Nine semester courses.  Four must be chosen from GRK and/or LAT, and at least two of these must be at or above the intermediate level.  At least two courses must be chosen from classics-in-translation (CLS), and at least two must be chosen from archeology (ARC) art history (ARH), comparative literature (CLT), government (GOV), ancient history (HST), philosophy (PHI), and/or religion (REL), in accordance with the interests of the student and in consultation with the adviser. With the approval of the adviser, courses in other departments and programs may count toward the major.

Greek

Advisers

Members of the department

Basis

Greek 100y

Requirements

Nine semester courses in the language, of which six must be at or above the intermediate level.  One classics-in-translation course may be substituted for one language course at the discretion of the student and with the approval of the advisor.

Latin

Advisers

Members of the department

Basis

Latin 100y

Requirements

Nine semester courses in the language, of which six must be at or above the intermediate level.  One classics-in-translation course may be substituted for one language course at the discretion of the student and with the approval of the advisor.