Coursework in classical studies acquaints you with the ideas at the very heart of a liberal arts education.

Classical Studies Minor Requirements

Classical Studies Minor

(seven courses must be completed, including the four required core courses)

Required

  • CLAS 203 Readings in Latin or CLAS 213 Intermediate Greek 
  • CLAS 326 / HIST 326 The History of Ancient Greece 
  • CLAS 328 / HIST 328 The History of Ancient Rome 
  • One course from CLAS 200, CLAS 207, CLAS 209, CLAS 260, CLAS 327, CLAS 334 or RELS 314 

Electives

  • CLAS 200 / RELS 200 Augustine and the Classical World 
  • CLAS 207 / PHIL 207 Greek Philosophy 
  • CLAS 209 / PHIL 209 Hellenistic Philosophy 
  • CLAS 260 / RELS 260 Early Christian Monasticism 
  • CLAS 314 / PHIL 314 / POLI 314 Classical and Medieval Political Thought 
  • CLAS 325 / WOLT 325 Classical Mythology 
  • CLAS 327 / RELS 327 Ancient Wisdom and the Modern Search for Meaning 
  • CLAS 334 / PHIL 334 Tragedy and Philosophy 
  • CLAS 335 A Brief History of Body Parts 
  • RELS 314 The Origins of Biblical Monotheism 

Latin or Greek language courses (other than CLAS 203 or CLAS 213) also count as electives for the classical studies minor. For instance, if students begin the study of Latin or Greek at the College, they will take three language courses which will fulfill three of the seven courses required for the minor.