Classical Studies

Classical studies focus on the literature and culture of ancient Greece and Rome. Students majoring in classical studies are trained in the classical languages (Greek and Latin) and study ancient art, archaeology, literature, and history. Classics is an intellectually ambitious and genuinely interdisciplinary field. Covering thousands of years of the human experience Classics education is related to, and forms an excellent background or companion area of study for many disciplines, including law, history, political science, comparative literature, archaeology, religious studies, and fine arts.

Classical Studies Main Courses:

 The required and elective courses for Classical Studies vary considerably among institutions.

  • Classical Archaeology
  • Greek Civilization
  • Greek History
  • Latin
  • Origins of Western Culture
  • Philosophy
  • Roman History

Classical studies offer two majors

  • Classical Languages
    Greek
    Latin
  • Classical Civilization
     Ancient History
    Archaeology
    Literature, and Culture

Career Opportunities

Occupations that Classical Studies graduates might pursue include:

  • Archivist
  • Professor
  • Curator
  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Essayist
  • Lexicographer
  • Historical Interpreter
  • Laboratory Demonstrator
  • History Museum Interpreter