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Classical Studies Minor

Those who value education because they value the ability to think clearly and express ideas powerfully, often choose the liberal arts. The Classical Studies Minor is proposed to expose students to the very foundation of the liberal arts and "Western Tradition." A minor in Classical Studies can serve as a prestigious and powerful springborad for professional careers in areas such as law, journalism, medicine, and business. Those who are interested in the beauty and study of antiquitiy may also pursue careers in teaching, academics, or museum work. The Classical Studies minor is comprised of courses which span different departments and colleges.

Minor Requirements: A total of 18 hours as follows:


9 hours from the following with no more than 2 courses from any one subjec area:

LATN 1010 - Elementary Latin I (3)
LATN 1020 - Elementary Latin II (3)
LATN 2010 - Intermediate Latin I (3)
LATN 2020 - Intermediate Latin II (3)
GREK 1010 - Elementary Greek I (3)
GREK 1020 - Elementary Greek II (3)
GREK 2010 - Intermediate Greek I (3)
GREK 2020 - Intermediate Greek II (3)
CLAS 2481 - Mythology (3)
POLS 1101 - Intro to Ancient Political Thought (3)

Elective Courses:

9 hours from the following with no more than 2 courses from any one subjec area:

ARTH 4111 - Art/Archaeology of Egypt (3)
ARTH 4112 - Egypt Art - Old Kingdom (3)
ARTH 4113 - Egypt Art - New Kingdom (3)
ARTH 4121 - Ancient Art Near East (3)
ARTH 4123 - Greek Art (3)
ARTH 4124 - Roman Art (3)
ARTH 4125 - Art/Archaeology Pompeii (3)
ARTH 4129 - Ancient/Medieval Architecture (3)
CLAS 3021 - Medical Terminology (3)
CLAS 3412 - Roman Culture (3)
CLAS 3413 - Greek Lit in Translation (3)
CLAS 3414 - Roman Lit in Translation (3)
CLAS 4000 - Capital Punishment in the Ancient World (3)
CLAS 4001 - Science and Engineering in Classical Antiquity (3)
CLAS 4780 - Individual Study Classics (1-3)
CLAS 4791 - Studies in Classics (1-3)
ENGL 4461 - The Bible as Literature Art (3)
HIST 3320 - Ancient World (3)
HIST 4320 - Ancient Near East (3)
HIST 4321 - Greek Experience (3)
HIST 4322 - The Roman World (3)
HIST 4323 - Egypt of the Pharaohs (3)
HIST 4361 - History of Byzantine Empire (3)
PHIL 3001 - Foundations of West Phil/Classical Period (3)
PHIL 4211- Ancient Philosophy (3)
POLS 3401 - Legal/Pol Thought Classical (3)