Emphasis - Greek
B.A. in Classics
The B.A. in classics is an interdisciplinary degree involving the study of ancient Greek and Latin, ancient Greek and Latin literature in translation, Greek and Roman history, plus courses in classical archaeology and art history.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 124
General Education Requirements
See the 'General Education/Core Curriculum' for the School of Liberal Arts.
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.
Emphasis - Greek
For students contemplating graduate study in classics, the emphasis in ancient Greek will help prepare them for advanced study.
The B.A. in classics with emphasis in Greek requires a minimum of 24 hours in Greek language.
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
|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: Eng 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, or Eng 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; Gender Studies 103, 201, 333, 311, 390; philosophy; religion; or Southern Studies 101, 102.|
|6 hrs social science||6||Successfully complete 6 semester hours in anthropology, economics, JOUR 101, 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.|
|2 associated science labs||2||Successfully complete at least two science laboratory courses.|
|Classics residency hrs - C min||12||Student must earn at least 12 hours of their major courses in residence.|
|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.|
|24 hrs Greek coursework||24||Successfully complete 24 credit hours in Greek course work.|
|6 hrs Classics coursework||6|