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Emphasis - Classical Civilization

B.A. in Classics

Description

The B.A. in classics is an interdisciplinary degree involving the study of ancient Greek and Latin, literature in translation, history, classical archaeology and art history.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120

General Education Requirements

See the 'General Education/Core Curriculum' for the School of Liberal Arts.

Course Requirements

A major in classics for the B.A. degree consists of 30 semester hours of Department of Classics courses. Students complete an emphasis in classical civilization or an emphasis in ancient Greek or Latin.

Other Academic Requirements

A minimum grade of C is required for all courses counting toward the major

Emphasis - Classical Civilization

Description

The B.A. in classics with an emphasis in classical civilization provides students with the basics in at least one of the ancient languages (ancient Greek and Latin) and introduces them to some of the important issues and questions regarding Greek and Roman art and archaeology, history, literature, myth, philosophy, and religion. Students have found successful careers in many different professions, including law, medicine, the ministry, teaching, museum curatorship, and exhibit design.

Course Requirements

The B.A. in classics with an emphasis in classical civilization must include at least 15 hours of classics courses numbered 300 or higher. Up to 15 of the required 30 hours for the major may be taken in Greek, Latin, or a combination of these languages.

Other Academic Requirements

Students must achieve a grade of C or better in all course work counted for the major in classics with an emphasis in classical civilization.

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