5 Reasons to Study the Classics

  1. It is one of the most varied and interdisciplinary of all subjects and can include language, literature, history, philosophy, art, and archaeology.
  2. Studying the classics is necessary to understand Western civilization.
  3. Classics students acquire a wide range of theoretical and methodological strategies.
  4. Through the study of classics, students develop linguistic and analytical skills which serve them well in a variety of future professional contexts.
  5. Students who study classics have a better success rate getting into medical school, have the highest success rates of any majors in law school, and have some of the highest scores on the GRE of all undergraduates.