Professors Herrman (Program Coordinator), Carr, Farrelly-Jackson, Holland, Orttung.
Classical Studies is an interdivisional minor that provides a broad-based introduction to ancient Greek and Roman civilization which includes components of Latin language study, history and cultural studies. Students gain familiarity with diverse aspects of the ancient world and learn how to formulate original arguments based on primary sources, both material and literary. See also the “Latin Minor ”.
Classical Studies Learning Outcomes
In Latin language courses, students learn to read literature in the original in one of the classical languages of the Greco-Roman world.
Content Survey Courses:
In content surveys, students acquire a broad base of knowledge of significant aspects (art, history, philosophy, religion) of the Greek and Roman world.
In an advanced course, students focus on a specific topic and consider a range or ancient sources and modern interpretations; they produce an essay that demonstrates both broad experience and particular expertise, utilizing modern research methods and resources in the field of classical studies.