Requirements

Major & Minor Requirements

Requirements for the Major in Classics

Number of Units

  • Nine units are required, not including Latin and Ancient Greek 101, 102 and 201.
  • No more than two units may be earned on study abroad.

Required Courses

  • Five courses in one classical language above 201
  • Three courses in the other classical language above 102
  • CLAS 390 Junior seminar

Students considering a major in Classics are urged to begin their study of Latin or Ancient Greek in their first year.


Requirements for the Major in Latin

Number of Units

  • Eight units are required, not including Latin 101, 102 and 201 (the eight may include the SIP). No more than two of these units may be earned on study abroad.

Required Courses

  • Five courses in Latin above 201
  • CLAS 390: Junior Seminar
  • One course in Roman history or archaeology (either a classics or a cognate course)
  • One other course on Roman literature or culture (either a classics or a cognate course), or an additional Latin course.

Requirements for the Major in Greek

Number of Units

  • Eight units are required, not including Greek 101, 102 and 201 (the eight may include the SIP). No more than two of these units may be earned on study abroad.

Required Courses

  • Five courses in Greek above 201
  • CLAS 390 Junior Seminar
  • One course in Greek history or archaeology (either a classics or a cognate course)
  • One other course on Greek literature or culture (either a classics or a cognate course), or an additional Greek course.

Requirements for the Major in Classical Civilization

Number of Units

  • Nine units are required, not including Latin or Greek 101, 102 and 201 (the nine may include the SIP). No more than two of these units may be earned on study abroad.

Required Courses

  • Two courses in Latin or Greek above the 201 level
    • CLAS 210 Classical Mythology
    • CLAS 390 Junior seminar
  • At least one course in classical history
    • CLAS/HIST 225 Greek Civilization
    • CLAS/HIST 226 Roman Civilization
    • CLAS/HIST 237 The Roman Army and the Frontiers of Empire
  • At least one course in classical art or archaeology
    • CLAS/ARTX 208 Introduction to Greek Art and Archaeology
    • CLAS/ARTX 209 Introduction to Roman Art and Archaeology
  • Three electives: any Classics, Latin, or Greek course not previously taken


Requirements for the Minor in Latin

Number of Units

  • Six units are required, not including Latin 101 and 102.

Required Courses

  • Four courses in Latin above 102
  • CLAS 210 Classical Mythology
  • One other course on a Roman topic (either a classics or a cognate course)

Requirements for the Minor in Greek

Number of Units

  • Six units are required.

Required Courses

  • Four courses in Greek above 102
  • CLAS 210 Classical Mythology
  • One other course on a Greek topic (either a classics or a cognate course)

Requirements for the Minor in Classical Civilization

Required Courses

  • CLAS 210 Classical Mythology
  • At least one course in classical history
    • CLAS/HIST 225: Greek Civilization
    • CLAS/HIST 226: Roman Civilization
    • CLAS/HIST 227: The roman Army and the Frontiers of Empire
  • At least one course in classical art or archaeology
    • CLAS/ARTX 208 Introduction to Greek Art and Archaeology
    • CLAS/ARTX 209 Introduction to Roman Art and Archaeology
  • Three electives: Any Classics course not previously taken; any Latin or Greek course above 102