Classical Studies, Minor

Requirements

Department

Minor in Classical Studies Requirements

The Classical Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary program designed for students interested in classical civilization and for those who wish to teach classical languages and culture or who wish to enter a graduate program in which a minor would give a sound foundation for further work.

The minor allows for three areas of interest: Latin, Greek, and Classics (Greek and Latin).

Latin
HIST 112 or HUM 110 (3 units)
LATIN 1A1B (6 units)
LATIN 131T (2) (6 units)
Approved electives (9 units)
Total (24 units)

Greek
HIST 111 or HUM 108 (3 units)
GRK 1A1B (6 units)
GRK 131T (2) (6 units)
Approved electives (9 units)
Total (24 units)

Classics
HIST 111 or HUM 108HIST 112 or HUM 110 (6 units)
LATIN 1A1B (6 units)
GRK 1A1B (6 units)
LATIN 131T or GRK 131T (3 units)
Approved electives (3 units)
Total (24 units)

Note: The Classical Studies Minor also requires a 2.0 GPA and 6 upper-division units in residence.

Approved Course Electives

The following list includes the elective courses most directly concerned. For further information, consult Honora H. Chapman or Bruce S. Thornton.

Art History
ARTH 10 The Ancient and Primitive World (3 units)
ARTH 109T Topics in Art History (1-3; max 3 per area)

Drama
DRAMA 185 History of the Theatre and Drama (3)

Humanities
HUM 108 Humanities in Classical Athens (3 units)
HUM 110 Humanities in Republican and Imperial Rome (3)

English
ENGL 112 World Literature: Ancient (4)

Foreign Language
Greek
GRK 1A, 1B Elementary Greek (3, 3)
GRK 131T Greek Literature (3; max total 12 units if no topic repeated)
GRK 190 Independent Study (1-3)

Latin
LATIN 1A, 1B Elementary Latin (3, 3)
LATIN 131T Latin Literature (3; repeatable with different topic)
LATIN 132 Classical Mythology (3 units)
LATIN 190 Independent Study (1-3)

History
HIST 1 Western Civilization I (3 units)
HIST 103 History of Early Christianity (3 units)
HIST 110 Ancient Near East (3 units)
HIST 111 Ancient Greece (3 units)
HIST 112 Ancient Rome (3 units)
HIST 116 Greek and Roman Religion (3 units)
HIST 119T Studies in Ancient History (1-3; max total 6 units if no topic repeated)
HIST 190 Independent Study (1-3)

Philosophy
PHIL 101 Ancient Philosophy (3 units)

Kinesiology
KINES 111 The Olympic Games (3)

Political Science
PLSI 110 Seminar in History of Political Thought to Macchiavelli (3 units)

 

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