Students aware of past civilizations thrive in their academic work and future careers. Pursue a degree with a concentration in classical studies, ancient Greek or Latin, and develop cultural literacy to better understand today's world.
Classical literature is foundational to the study of history, art history, philosophy, political science, law, religious studies, modern literature, health care professions and the sciences. Through the study and interpretation of these works, students acquire a deeper understanding of the linguistic and conceptual roots of their own cultures.
Gain the language skills to read and study the major early works of the Western canon in original languages.
Add the foreign language education minor to your Latin major to gain language teaching skills.
Immerse yourself in some of the great civilizations of the past whose influence continues to be felt in the present.
Explore abroad, regardless of your area of concentration, with the chance to participate in an archeological dig in Italy.
What You’ll Study
The program offers comprehensive instruction and mentorship from top scholars who specialize in a wide array of subfields in the classics and more. Take courses on Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Plato, Lucretius, Cicero, Caesar, Virgil, Horace, Ovid and other significant cultural and literary aspects of life in ancient Greece and Rome.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Understanding cultural variation and adapting behaviors and communication styles accordingly
Understanding and sharing the feelings of others, and demonstrating compassion and support
Studying past events, analyzing their context and comprehending their significance and impact
Analyzing and synthesizing information to identify patterns and connections
Creating professional written content for inclusion in scholarly journal articles, books and reports
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Civil Servant
- Health Care
- Archeological Settings