Classics is a practical liberal arts major for developing critical thinking and writing skills, for understanding the core of Global civilization, for developing facility with English, and for cultivating aesthetic and moral sensitivity.

Classics includes the study of the languages, Classical Archeology, the literatures and the civilizations of the ancient Greeks and Romans and the peoples with whom they had contact. Classics offers the Bachelor of Arts in Classics and minors in Classical Studies, Latin, and Greek. Within the Classics major two options are offered, Roman Civilization and Greek Civilization.

Students interested in graduate school in Classics should consult with the departmental advisor as early as possible in their academic careers.

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