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B.A. in Classics

Degree Requirements

The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.

B.A. in Classics

General Education

Requirement Hours Description
First Year Writing I 3 Complete Hon 101, Writ 100 or Writ 101 with a passing grade.
First Year Writing II 3 Complete one of the following courses with a passing grade: Liba 102, Writ 102 or Hon 102.
6 hrs literature survey 6 Complete 6 hours of literature survey with a passing grade. Choose from the following courses: Engl 221, Engl 222, Engl 223, Engl 224, Engl 225, or Engl 226.
6 hrs modern/ancient language 200+ 6 Successfully complete at least 6 hours at the 200 level or above in one modern or ancient language.
6 hrs history 6 Complete 6 hours in History (HST) course work with a passing grade.
3 hrs humanities 3 Successfully complete 3 hours in one of the following areas: African-American studies; classical civilization; environmental studies (Envs 101); gender studies (G St 201, 202, 301, 304, 333, 350, 353, 391, 402); philosophy; religion; Southern studies (S St 101, 102). In addition, gender studies courses that are cross-listed with African American studies, classical civilization, English, modern languages, philosophy, or religion courses will satisfy this requirement.
6 hrs social science 6 Successfully complete 6 semester hours in anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, or sociology.
3 hrs fine arts 3 Complete 3 hours in the area of fine or performing arts. Choose from art history, music, dance, and theatre arts. Studio and workshop courses cannot be used to satisfy this requirement. Acceptable freshman or sophommore-level courses are: AH 101, AH 102, AH 201, AH 202; Music 101, Music 102, Music 103, Music 104, Music 105; Dance 200; and Theatre 201.
3 hrs math 100+ 3 Successfully complete 3 hours of Math at the 100 level or above except for Math 245 and Math 246.
9-12 hrs science 9 Complete a full year of science course work in one subject area (6-8 hrs) and complete 3 credit hours in a subject area from another department. Courses may be chosen from the departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geology and Geological Engineering, or Physics and Astronomy. Note that a student taking the required 6 hours of one subject (astronomy or physics) from the Department of Physics and Astronomy must take the remaining 3 hours from another department.
2 associated science labs 8 Successfully complete at least two science laboratory courses.

Major Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
30 hrs classics - C min 30 Successfully complete at least 30 credit hours of Classics Department courses.
3 hrs of Greek civilization - C min 3 Complete 3 hrs of Greek Civilization with a grade of C or better: Clc 101, 307, 321, 340, or Clc 341
3 hrs of Roman civilization - C min 3 Complete 3 hrs of Roman Civilization with a grade of C or better; Clc 102, 308, 313, 314, or Clc 322.
3 hrs Classics Cap/Honors Thesis - C min 3 Complete 3 hrs Classics Capston/Honors Thesis with a grade of C or better: Clc 490 or Clc 491
Select an emphasis Select an emphasis area within the BA in Classics program.
Overall Major GPA Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.
Resident Major GPA Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.

Emphasis - Classical Civilization

Requirement Hours Description
6 hrs from Greek or Latin - C min 6 Complete 6 hrs of Greek or Latin with a grade of C or better.
3 hrs Literature 300+ - C min 3 Complete 3 hrs of Literature 300+ with a grade of C or better; Clc 303, 304, 305, 307, 308, 309, & Clc 333,
3 hrs History & Culture 300+ - C min 3 Complete 3 hrs of History & Culture with a grade of C or better; Clc 310, 313, 314, 325, 326, 327, 331, 332, 340, 341, 342, 352, 501, & Clc 502
3 hrs Art & Archeology 300+ - C min 3 Complete 3 hrs of Art & Archeology with a grade of C or better; Clc 315, 316, 317, 318, 319, 320, 321, 322, 323, 328, 350, 360, & Clc 523
6 addtnl hrs from 1 focus gr 9 Complete 6 additional hrs from one area of focus groups, Literature, History & Culture, or Art & Archeology with min C grade. Will assign courses when all 6 hrs are completed.

Emphasis - Greek

Requirement Hours Description
18 hrs Greek Coursework - C min 18 Complete 18 hrs of Greek with a grade of C or better.
12 hrs Greek Coursework at 300+ - C min 12 Complete 12 hrs of Greek at the 300+ level with a grade of C or better.

Emphasis - Latin

Requirement Hours Description
18 hrs Latin Coursework - C min 18 Complete 18 hrs of Latin with a grade of C or better.
12 hrs Latin Coursework at 300+ - C min 12 Complete 12 hrs of Latin at the 300+ level with a grade of C or better.
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