Classical Studies Majors & Minors
The field of classics is inherently multidisciplinary. In addition to language and literature, students study a range of subjects from history, politics, and religion to science, medicine and art. The study of classics enriches many other subjects and is considered an excellent foundation for a variety of postgraduate studies, including medicine and law.
By studying classics, you will gain an appreciation of the Greek and Roman worlds; you will also find that classics allows you to see connections between the ancient world and later times, even up to today.
The study of classics enriches many other subjects, and is considered an excellent foundation for postgraduate studies, including medicine and law. We are especially interested in preparing Latin majors to teach Latin in high school. In addition to these fields, and to postgraduate study in classics, recent graduates have continued their education in archaeology, history, law, library science, genetics and medicine. Recent graduates who have entered the workforce directly are employed in teaching, information technology, business management, computer programming, musical performance, art valuation and government service.
Major & Minor Options