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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: 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; environmental studies (Envs 101); gender studies (G St 201, 301, 333, 350); 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.
2 associated science labs 2 Successfully complete at least two science laboratory courses.

Major Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
12 hrs Classics residency hrs 12 Student must earn at least 12 hours of their major courses in residence with a minimum grade of C.
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
Clc, Gr, or Lat electives 30 Gr 332: Homer, Gr 334: Greek Lyric, Gr 322: Greek Historians, Gr 336: Greek Tragedy, Gr 337: Greek Comedy, Gr 323: Greek Rhetoric, Gr 324: Plato, Gr 507: Special Reading, Lat 337: Roman Comedy, Lat 338: Roman Satire, Lat 323: Roman Oratory, Lat 321: Latin Prose, Lat 331: Latin Poetry, Lat 322: Roman Historians, Lat 332: Vergil, Lat 507: Special Reading, AH 318: Greek Vase Painting, Clc 331: Science & Tech. in the Ancient World, Clc 333: Poetry and Politics at Rome, Clc 511: Introduction to Classical Scholarship, Clc 318: Greek Vase Painting, Clc 319: Greek Sculpture, Clc 320: Greek Architecture, Clc 321: Greek Art and Archaeology, Clc 322: Roman Art and Archaeology, Clc 316: Bronze Age Aegean Art & Archaeology, Clc 315: Egyptian Art and Archaeology, Clc 317: Etruscan Art and Archaeology, Clc 373: Cultures of the Bronze Age, Clc 523: Ancient Art, Clc 311: Greek History, Clc 313: The Roman Republic, Clc 314: The Roman Empire, Clc 340: The Golden Age of Athens, Clc 341: Alexander the Great, Clc 501: Topics in Greek History, Clc 502: Topics in Roman History, Clc 305: Topics in Classical Mythology, Clc 307: Greek Literature in English Translation, Clc 308: Survey of Roman Literature, Clc 310: Socrates and Sophistry, Clc 326: Topics in Classics Abroad, Clc 312: Roman History, Clc 374: History of Science, Clc 431: Arch of Old Testament, Clc 433: Arch of Old Testament, Clc 435: Arch of New Testament, Gr 504: New Testament, Clc 303: Greek and Roman Tragedy, Clc 304: Greek and Roman Comedy, Lat 329: Medieval Latin, Lat 333: Ovid, Lat 334: Roman Lyric, Lat 335: Roman Elegy, Gr 321: Greek Prose, Gr 331: Greek Poetry, Gr 329: Koine Greek, Clc 309: Greek and Roman Epic, Clc 325: Topics in Classical Civilization, Clc 327: Greek and Roman Religions, Lat 340: Literature of the Neronian Age, Clc 352: From Republic to Empire, His 351: From Republic to Empire, Clc 328: Ancient Art on Location, Clc 350: Ancient Archaeological Field Session, Clc 332: Ancient Warfare, Clc 342: Law and Life in Ancient Athens, Lat 343: Literature of the Late Republic, Clc 360: Ethics in Archaeology, Clc 349: Archaeological Ethics Bowl Practicum, Clc 323: Art & Archaeology of Pompeii, Clc 491: Classics Capstone Experience, Clc 490: Classics Capstone Seminar, Clc 329: Slavery in Ancient Greece and Rome
15 hrs 300+ from CLC, LAT, or GR
15 hrs of non-Greek, non-Latin

Emphasis - Greek

Requirement Hours Description
Gr electives 18 Gr 102: Introduction to Greek II, Gr 507: Special Reading, Gr 331: Greek Poetry, Gr 323: Greek Rhetoric, Gr 322: Greek Historians, Gr 329: Koine Greek, Gr 321: Greek Prose, Gr 336: Greek Tragedy, Gr 337: Greek Comedy, Gr 504: New Testament, Gr 101: Introduction to Greek I, Gr 332: Homer, Gr 201: Intermediate Greek I, Gr 324: Plato, Gr 334: Greek Lyric, Gr 629: Koine Greek, Gr 202: Intermediate Greek II
Lat electives 6 Lat 101: Introduction to Latin I, Gr 102: Introduction to Greek II, Lat 341: Literature of the Roman Empire, Lat 340: Literature of the Neronian Age, Lat 102: Introduction to Latin II, Lat 329: Medieval Latin, Gr 507: Special Reading, Lat 331: Latin Poetry, Lat 332: Vergil, Lat 203: Latin Review/Reading, Lat 323: Roman Oratory, Gr 331: Greek Poetry, Lat 333: Ovid, Gr 323: Greek Rhetoric, Gr 322: Greek Historians, Lat 342: Early Roman Literature, Lat 334: Roman Lyric, Lat 321: Latin Prose, Gr 329: Koine Greek, Gr 321: Greek Prose, Gr 336: Greek Tragedy, Gr 337: Greek Comedy, Lat 204: Latin Review/Reading, Gr 504: New Testament, Lat 337: Roman Comedy, Lat 338: Roman Satire, Lat 322: Roman Historians, Gr 101: Introduction to Greek I, Gr 332: Homer, Lat 201: Intermediate Latin I, Gr 201: Intermediate Greek I, Lat 343: Literature of the Late Republic, Gr 324: Plato, Lat 111: Intensive Introduction to Latin, Gr 334: Greek Lyric, Lat 507: Special Reading, Lat 202: Intermediate Latin II, Gr 202: Intermediate Greek II, Lat 335: Roman Elegy, Lat 299: Readings in Advanced Latin
Clc, Gr, or Lat electives 6 Gr 332: Homer, Gr 334: Greek Lyric, Gr 322: Greek Historians, Gr 336: Greek Tragedy, Gr 337: Greek Comedy, Gr 323: Greek Rhetoric, Gr 324: Plato, Gr 507: Special Reading, Lat 337: Roman Comedy, Lat 338: Roman Satire, Lat 323: Roman Oratory, Lat 321: Latin Prose, Lat 331: Latin Poetry, Lat 322: Roman Historians, Lat 332: Vergil, Lat 507: Special Reading, AH 318: Greek Vase Painting, Clc 331: Science & Tech. in the Ancient World, Clc 333: Poetry and Politics at Rome, Clc 511: Introduction to Classical Scholarship, Clc 318: Greek Vase Painting, Clc 319: Greek Sculpture, Clc 320: Greek Architecture, Clc 321: Greek Art and Archaeology, Clc 322: Roman Art and Archaeology, Clc 316: Bronze Age Aegean Art & Archaeology, Clc 315: Egyptian Art and Archaeology, Clc 317: Etruscan Art and Archaeology, Clc 373: Cultures of the Bronze Age, Clc 523: Ancient Art, Clc 311: Greek History, Clc 313: The Roman Republic, Clc 314: The Roman Empire, Clc 340: The Golden Age of Athens, Clc 341: Alexander the Great, Clc 501: Topics in Greek History, Clc 502: Topics in Roman History, Clc 305: Topics in Classical Mythology, Clc 307: Greek Literature in English Translation, Clc 308: Survey of Roman Literature, Clc 310: Socrates and Sophistry, Clc 326: Topics in Classics Abroad, Clc 312: Roman History, Clc 374: History of Science, Clc 431: Arch of Old Testament, Clc 433: Arch of Old Testament, Clc 435: Arch of New Testament, Gr 504: New Testament, Clc 303: Greek and Roman Tragedy, Clc 304: Greek and Roman Comedy, Lat 329: Medieval Latin, Lat 333: Ovid, Lat 334: Roman Lyric, Lat 335: Roman Elegy, Gr 321: Greek Prose, Gr 331: Greek Poetry, Gr 329: Koine Greek, Clc 309: Greek and Roman Epic, Clc 325: Topics in Classical Civilization, Clc 327: Greek and Roman Religions, Lat 340: Literature of the Neronian Age, Clc 352: From Republic to Empire, His 351: From Republic to Empire, Clc 328: Ancient Art on Location, Clc 350: Ancient Archaeological Field Session, Clc 332: Ancient Warfare, Clc 342: Law and Life in Ancient Athens, Lat 343: Literature of the Late Republic, Clc 360: Ethics in Archaeology, Clc 349: Archaeological Ethics Bowl Practicum, Clc 323: Art & Archaeology of Pompeii, Clc 491: Classics Capstone Experience, Clc 490: Classics Capstone Seminar, Clc 329: Slavery in Ancient Greece and Rome
Classics residency hrs - C min 12 Student must earn at least 12 hours of their major courses in residence.

Emphasis - Latin

Requirement Hours Description
Lat electives 18 Lat 101: Introduction to Latin I, Lat 341: Literature of the Roman Empire, Lat 340: Literature of the Neronian Age, Lat 102: Introduction to Latin II, Lat 329: Medieval Latin, Lat 331: Latin Poetry, Lat 332: Vergil, Lat 203: Latin Review/Reading, Lat 323: Roman Oratory, Lat 333: Ovid, Lat 334: Roman Lyric, Lat 321: Latin Prose, Lat 204: Latin Review/Reading, Lat 337: Roman Comedy, Lat 338: Roman Satire, Lat 322: Roman Historians, Lat 201: Intermediate Latin I, Lat 343: Literature of the Late Republic, Lat 111: Intensive Introduction to Latin, Lat 507: Special Reading, Lat 202: Intermediate Latin II, Lat 335: Roman Elegy, Lat 299: Readings in Advanced Latin
Gr electives 6 Lat 101: Introduction to Latin I, Gr 102: Introduction to Greek II, Lat 341: Literature of the Roman Empire, Lat 340: Literature of the Neronian Age, Gr 507: Special Reading, Lat 203: Latin Review/Reading, Gr 331: Greek Poetry, Lat 102: Introduction to Latin II, Lat 329: Medieval Latin, Lat 331: Latin Poetry, Lat 332: Vergil, Lat 323: Roman Oratory, Lat 333: Ovid, Lat 321: Latin Prose, Lat 334: Roman Lyric, Gr 321: Greek Prose, Gr 337: Greek Comedy, Lat 204: Latin Review/Reading, Lat 322: Roman Historians, Gr 101: Introduction to Greek I, Lat 335: Roman Elegy, Lat 299: Readings in Advanced Latin, Gr 323: Greek Rhetoric, Gr 322: Greek Historians, Lat 342: Early Roman Literature, Gr 329: Koine Greek, Gr 336: Greek Tragedy, Gr 332: Homer, Gr 324: Plato, Lat 111: Intensive Introduction to Latin, Lat 507: Special Reading, Lat 202: Intermediate Latin II, Gr 504: New Testament, Lat 337: Roman Comedy, Lat 338: Roman Satire, Lat 201: Intermediate Latin I, Gr 201: Intermediate Greek I, Lat 343: Literature of the Late Republic, Gr 334: Greek Lyric, Gr 202: Intermediate Greek II
Clc, Gr, or Lat electives 6 Gr 332: Homer, Gr 334: Greek Lyric, Gr 322: Greek Historians, Gr 336: Greek Tragedy, Gr 337: Greek Comedy, Gr 323: Greek Rhetoric, Gr 324: Plato, Gr 507: Special Reading, Lat 337: Roman Comedy, Lat 338: Roman Satire, Lat 323: Roman Oratory, Lat 321: Latin Prose, Lat 331: Latin Poetry, Lat 322: Roman Historians, Lat 332: Vergil, Lat 507: Special Reading, AH 318: Greek Vase Painting, Clc 331: Science & Tech. in the Ancient World, Clc 333: Poetry and Politics at Rome, Clc 511: Introduction to Classical Scholarship, Clc 318: Greek Vase Painting, Clc 319: Greek Sculpture, Clc 320: Greek Architecture, Clc 321: Greek Art and Archaeology, Clc 322: Roman Art and Archaeology, Clc 316: Bronze Age Aegean Art & Archaeology, Clc 315: Egyptian Art and Archaeology, Clc 317: Etruscan Art and Archaeology, Clc 373: Cultures of the Bronze Age, Clc 523: Ancient Art, Clc 311: Greek History, Clc 313: The Roman Republic, Clc 314: The Roman Empire, Clc 340: The Golden Age of Athens, Clc 341: Alexander the Great, Clc 501: Topics in Greek History, Clc 502: Topics in Roman History, Clc 305: Topics in Classical Mythology, Clc 307: Greek Literature in English Translation, Clc 308: Survey of Roman Literature, Clc 310: Socrates and Sophistry, Clc 326: Topics in Classics Abroad, Clc 312: Roman History, Clc 374: History of Science, Clc 431: Arch of Old Testament, Clc 433: Arch of Old Testament, Clc 435: Arch of New Testament, Gr 504: New Testament, Clc 303: Greek and Roman Tragedy, Clc 304: Greek and Roman Comedy, Lat 329: Medieval Latin, Lat 333: Ovid, Lat 334: Roman Lyric, Lat 335: Roman Elegy, Gr 321: Greek Prose, Gr 331: Greek Poetry, Gr 329: Koine Greek, Clc 309: Greek and Roman Epic, Clc 325: Topics in Classical Civilization, Clc 327: Greek and Roman Religions, Lat 340: Literature of the Neronian Age, Clc 352: From Republic to Empire, His 351: From Republic to Empire, Clc 328: Ancient Art on Location, Clc 350: Ancient Archaeological Field Session, Clc 332: Ancient Warfare, Clc 342: Law and Life in Ancient Athens, Lat 343: Literature of the Late Republic, Clc 360: Ethics in Archaeology, Clc 349: Archaeological Ethics Bowl Practicum, Clc 323: Art & Archaeology of Pompeii, Clc 491: Classics Capstone Experience, Clc 490: Classics Capstone Seminar, Clc 329: Slavery in Ancient Greece and Rome
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