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Minor in Classics or Education Department Cognate Area

The Department offers a 12 credit Minor and a 15 credit Education Cognate Area in Classical Civilization with concentrations in Graeco-Roman Civilization or Ancient History or Ancient Archaeology or Ancient Art and Literature; a minor in the Latin language; and a minor in the Greek language.  Language courses taken at the 200 or 300 level meet the College language requirement as well.

Students may enroll in the program after consultation with both their major advisor and with the Chairman of the Department of Classics.

The following are only sample programs. Other programs can be accommodated to the interests of individual students.

Ancient Archaeology:

  • CLSX 314 - Introduction to Archaeology
  • CLSX 315 - Archaeological History of the Ancient Greek World
  • CLSX 316 - Archaeological History of Athens
  • CLSX 317 - Archaeological History of the Ancient Roman World
  • CLSX 318 - Archaeological History of Rome
  • CLSX 223 - Classical Mythology (recommended for minor / required for Education Cognate Area)

Ancient History:

  • CLSX 242 - Ancient Law
  • CLSX 243 - Jews Under Empire
  • CLSX 244 - History of Ancient Medicine
  • CLSX 245 - Greek History
  • CLSX 249 - Egyptian Civilization
  • CLSX 252 - Roman History
  • CLSX 223 - Classical Mythology (recommended for minor / required for Education Cognate Area)

Ancient Literature:

  • CLSX 230 - Ancient Theatre
  • CLSX 231 - Ancient Epic
  • CLSX 233 - Ancient Satire
  • CLSX 234 - Women, Sickness and Sanctity in the Middle Ages
  • CLSX 235 - Love and Violence in Roman Poetry
  • CLSX 236 - Greek, Roman and Medieval Mothers
  • CLSX 223 - Classical Mythology (recommended for minor / required for Education Cognate Area)

Roman concentration:

  • Introduction to Latin Readings (6 credits)
  • CLSX 246 - Roman History
  • CLSX 223 - Classical Mythology (recommended for minor / required for Education Cognate Area)
or
  • Introduction to Latin Readings (6 credits)
  • CLSX 317 - Archaeological History of the Ancient Roman World
  • CLSX 318 - Archaeological History of Rome
  • CLSX 223 - Classical Mythology (recommended for minor / required for Education Cognate Area)

Greek concentration:

  • Introduction to Greek Readings (6 credits)
  • CLSX 245 - Greek History
  • CLSX 223 - Classical Mythology (recommended for minor / required for Education Cognate Area)
or
  • Introduction to Greek Readings (6 credits)
  • CLSX 315 - Archaeological History of the Ancient Greek World
  • CLSX 316 - Archaeological History of Athens
  • CLSX 223 - Classical Mythology (recommended for minor / required for Education Cognate Area)

Greek or Latin Language and Literature:

  • Introduction to Greek or Latin (6-8 credits)
  • Two courses in Greek or Latin at the 200 or 300 level (6 credits)

Students are invited to consult with the department for additional information. A students' major or minor is not officially declared until the student completes the Major/Minor Declaration form.  To complete the Major/Minor Declaration form:

  •   Log on to DORI>Index>Academics>Schools>Liberal Arts>Undergraduate College>>Major/Minor Declaration form.
After you complete the form, you will be notified by the department that the form has been received, and you will need to make an appointment to meet with the chairperson of the department.