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Academic Requirements

Classical Civilizations Minor (21 credit hours)

A minimum grade of C+ is required for all courses counting toward the Classics minor

Complete both of the following courses:

Electives (15 credits)

  • ANTH 1030 - World Archaeology (BSS) 3
  • ARTH 3610 – Classical Art History: Greece and Rome (CI) 3
  • HIST 1120 – Building English Vocabulary: The Latin and Greek Element in English 3
  • HIST 3110 – Ancient Near East (DHA/CI) 3
  • HIST 3160 – Classical Drama and Society 3
  • HIST 3170 – Descent and Return: Ancient Views of Hades and the Afterlife 3
  • HIST 3210 – Classical Mythology 3
  • HIST 4350 – Greek Intellectual History 3
  • PHIL 3100 – Ancient Philosophy (CI) 3
  • POLS 4310 – History of Political Thought (CI) 3
  • LATN 1010 – Beginning Latin I 5
  • LATN 1020 – Beginning Latin II 5

Latin Teaching Minor (21 credit hours)

    All students must take the following classes:
  • HIST 3150 Roman History (3)
  • LATN 3100 Intermediate Latin Prose (3)
  • LATN 3130 Intermediate Latin Poetry (3)
  • LATN 4100 Advanced Latin Readings (3)
  • LATN 4860 Latin Pedagogy (3)
  • CLAS/HIST 1120 Building English Vocabulary (3)

The remaining 3 credits must be taken in upper-division Latin. Students may fulfill this requirement either by taking LATN 4100 a second time (provided a different author is studied) or by taking 3 credits of LATN 4930 (Directed Readings in Latin Poetry and Prose Authors). In order to receive teaching certification in Latin, students must also pass the Latin PRAXIS exam, as well as successfully complete the STEP (Secondary Teacher Education Program) as part of their major.

Latin Language Minor (13 credit hours)

    All students must complete:
  • HIST 3150 Roman History (3), and
  • 7 credits of upper-division (3000-4000 level) courses in the Latin language.
    They must also complete one of the following courses:
  • ARTH 3610 Classical Art History: Greece and Rome (3)
  • CLAS/HIST 1120 Building English Vocabulary: Latin and Greek Elements in English (3)
  • CLAS 3160 Classical Drama and Society (3)
  • CLAS 3170 Descent and Return: Ancient Views of Hades and the Afterlife
  • CLAS/RELS/HIST 3210 Classical Mythology (3)

Greek Language Minor (13 credit hours)

    All students must complete:
  • HIST 3130 Greek History (3), and
  • 7 credits of upper-division (3000-4000 level) courses in classical Greek language.
    They must also complete ONE of the following courses:
  • ART 3610 Classical Art History: Greece and Rome (3)
  • CLAS/HIST 1120 Building English Vocabulary: Latin and Greek Elements in English (3)
  • CLAS 3160 Classical Drama and Society (3)
  • CLAS 3170 Descent and Return: Ancient Views of Hades and the Afterlife
  • CLAS/RELS/HIST 3210 Classical Mythology (3)
  • HIST 4350 Greek Intellectual History (3)
  • PHIL 3100 Ancient Philosophy (3)