Classical Studies

The Classical Studies minor offers students a fundamental understanding of classical language and culture which form the basis of much of western civilization. The minor naturally complements liberal arts degrees in many areas, including History, Art History, Philosophy, English, and Religious Studies. Students profit from the skills associated with a degree in the classics, such as enhancement of analytical and critical abilities, communication skills, and verbal proficiency.

Minor Requirements

  1. One course from CLA 010A, CLA 010B, CLA 010C
  2. Either LATN 001, LATN 002, LATN 003, and LATN 004 (or equivalents) or GRK 001, GRK 002, and GRK 003 (or equivalents)
  3. One upper-division course (4 units) in either Latin or Greek
  4. Three courses from among the following (12 units)
    1. Greek at or above the 100 level
    2. Latin at or above the 100 level
    3. AHS 147, AHS 148, CLA 100/HISE 110, CLA 102/CPAC 102, CLA 112/CPLT 112/RLST 117, CLA 113/CPAC 112/HISE 113, CLA 114/CPLT 114, CLA 120 (E-Z), CLA 121/CPAC 121/POSC 121, CLA 132/AST 132/CHN 132/ CPAC 132, CLA 141/AST 145/CHN 141/CPAC 141/POSC 140, CLA 165, CLA 190, GRK 190, HISE 111, HISE 112, HISE 114/CPAC 133, HISE 115, HISE 116, HISE 117, HISE 118, HIST 110/CPAC 134, LATN 190, PHIL 120 (E-Z), LATN 190, PHIL 121Q, POSC 110, RLST 136, THEA 125E

See Minors under the College of Humanities , Arts, and Social Sciences in the Undergraduate Studies section of the catalog for additional information on minors.

Language Placement

For information about placement exams contact Aaron Jurkiewicz.

Committee in Charge

  • Lisa Raphals, Ph.D., Director
  • Benjamin King, Ph.D., Classics
  • Christopher Simon, Ph.D., Classics
  • Milagros Peña, Ph.D. Dean, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, ex officio