Undergraduate Majors and Minors

The Department of Classical Studies offers majors and minors in ancient Greek, Latin, and classical civilization, as listed below:

Major in Latin or Greek
Major in Classical Civilization: Culture and Literature
Major in Classical Civilization: Art and Archaeology
Minor in Greek
Minor in Latin
Minor in Classical Civilization: Culture and Literature
Minor in Classical Civilization: Art and Archaeology

For additional details, please see the College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Bulletin at: http://www.indiana.edu/~bulletin/iub/college/2010-2011/departments/classical-studies/index.shtml..

MAJORS:

MAJOR IN LATIN OR GREEK: Minimum of 27 hours, including:

    • 18 credit hours of Latin and Greek courses:
      • For majors with a concentration in Latin, any Greek course and Latin courses at or above L250 (with the exception of L300) will apply to this requirement; at least two of the Latin courses (not including L400 or L495) must be at the 400 level.
      • For majors with a concentration in Greek, any Greek course and Latin courses at or above L200 (with the exception of L300) will apply to this requirement.
    • One of the following classical civilization courses: C308, C310, C311, C321, C350, C351, C360, C361, C395, C396, C397, C405, C409, C412, C413, C414, C416, C419, C420, C421, C422, C423, C491, or C494.
      • C494 is recommended.
      • One course from the list of cross-listed courses (see below) may be applied to this requirement.
    • Six additional credit hours of Greek, Latin, or classical civilization courses. L100, L150, L300, and C209 do not apply to this requirement.

    MAJOR IN CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION: CULTURE AND LITERATURE:Minimum of 27 hours, including:

      • Two of the following: C101, C102, C205, C206.
      • One of the following: C308, C310, C311, C350, C351, C360, C361.
      • C494 (or H494).
      • 9 credit hours of additional coursework chosen from the following: C308, C310, C311, C321, C350, C351, C360, C361, C397, C405, C408, C409, C416, C491; or any of the courses cross-listed under Literature and Culture (see below).
      • 6 credit hours of additional course work chosen from:
        • C308, C310, C311, C321, C350, C351, C360, C361, C397, C405, C408, C409, C416, C491, or any of the courses cross-listed under Culture and Literature.
        • Any course(s) in Greek.
        • Any course(s) in Latin at L200 or above (but not L300).
        • C101, C102, C205.

      MAJOR IN CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION: ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY: Minimum of 27 hours, including:

      • C206.
      • One of the following: C308, C310, C311, C350, C351, C360, C361.
      • C494 (or H494).
      • 9 credit hours of additional coursework chosen from the following: C396, C412, C413, C414, C416, C419, C420, C421, C422, C423; or any of the courses cross-listed under Art and Archaeology (see below).
      • 9 credit hourse of additional course work chosen from.
        • C396, C412, C413, C414, C416, C419, C420, C421, C422, C423, or any of the courses cross-listed under Art and Archeology.
        • Any course(s) in Greek.
        • Any course(s) in Latin at L200 or above (but not L300).
        • C101, C102, C205.

      MINORS:

      MINOR IN GREEK: Minimum of 15 credits in Greek, including at least 3 hours at the 300 or 400 level.

      MINOR IN LATIN: Minimum of 15 credits in Latin at or above the 200 level (excluding L300), including at least 6 hours at the 300 or 400 level (excluding L400 and L495).

      MINOR IN CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION: CULTURE AND LITERATURE: Minimum of 15 hours, including:

        • C101 or C102, and C205 (or C405).
        • Any three of the following courses: C308, C310, C311, C321, C350, C351, C360, C361, C396, C405, C408, C409, C416, C491; or HIST C376, C377, C388, C390.

        MINOR IN CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION: ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY: Minimum of 15 credit hours, including:

        • C101 or C102, and C206.
        • Any three of the following courses: C396, C409, C411, C412, C414, C419, C420, C421, C422; HIST C386, C387, C388, C390.

        CROSS-LISTED COURSES:

        CULTURE AND LITERATURE:

                    HIST-C376  Greek History: Bronze Age to the Persian Wars (3 cr.)
                    HIST-C377  Greek History: The Persian Wars to the Legacy of Alexander (3 cr.)
                    HIST-C388  Roman History (3 cr.)
                    HIST-C390  The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (3 cr.)
                    PHIL-P201  Ancient Greek Philosophy (3 cr.)
                    REL-A220  Introduction to the New Testament (3 cr.)
                    REL-A305  Ancient Mediterranean Religions (3 cr.)
                    REL-A321  Paul and His Influence in Early Christianity (3 cr.)
                    REL-A420  Religions of Ancient Rome (3 cr.)

        ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY:

                    ANTH-P220  The Rise and Fall of Ancient Civilizations (3 cr.)
                    ANTH-P301  Archaeological Methods and Analyses (3 cr.)
                    ANTH-P409  Archaeological Ethics (3 cr.)
                    FINA-A310  Topics in Ancient Art (3 cr.)
                    FINA-A311  The Art of the Classical Age of Greece (3 cr.)
                    FINA-A312  The Art of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Constantine (3 cr.)
                    FINA-A313  Greek Pottery and Painting (3 cr.)
                    FINA-A314  History of Greek Sculpture (3 cr.)
                    FINA-A316  Ancient Art from Alexander the Great to Augustus (3 cr.)
                    FINA-A410  Topics in Ancient Art (3-4 cr.)
                    FINA-A415  Roman Painting (4 cr.)
                    FINA-A416  Greek Architecture (4 cr.)
                    FINA-A417  Roman Sculpture (4 cr.)
                    FINA-A418  Roman Architecture (4 cr.)

         

        For questions about the Classical Studies majors and minors, or to declare a Classical Studies major or minor, please contact Kim Hinton, Undergraduate Academic Advisor.

        For undergraduate research resources, see IU Libraries: Core Resources for Undergraduate Research in Classical Studies.