Degrees Offered with a Major in Classical Studies

  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts

Requirements for these degrees are given in the Graduate Degrees section of this catalog.

Classics Departmental Courses

CLA 6125Augustan Age3
CLA 6795Greek and Roman Archeology3
CLA 6805The Classical Research Tradition3
CLA 6895Athenian Law and Society3
CLA 6905Individual Work2-4
CLA 6930Greece and the Near East3

Greek studies Courses

GRE 6425Greek Prose Composition3
GRE 6755Epigraphy3
GRK 6905Individual Work in Modern Greek3-5
GRW 6105The Greek Tradition3
GRW 6216Greek Novel3
GRW 6316Greek Tragedy3
GRW 6317Ancient Greek Comedy3
GRW 6345Greek Lyric Poetry3
GRW 6346Pindar3
GRW 6347Homer3
GRW 6386Greek Historians3
GRW 6506Plato3
GRW 6705Attic Orators3
GRW 6905Individual Work2-4
GRW 6930Special Topics in Greek Literature3
GRW 6931Comparative Study of Greek and Latin Literature3
GRW 6971Research for Master's Thesis1-15
GRW 7979Advanced Research1-15
GRW 7980Research for Doctoral Dissertation1-15

latin Courses

LAT 6425Latin Prose Composition3
LNW 5325Roman Elegiac Poetry3
LNW 5655Roman Poets: Horace3
LNW 5665Roman Poets: Vergil3
LNW 5675Roman Poets: Ovid3
LNW 6105The Roman Tradition3
LNW 6225The Ancient Roman Novel3
LNW 6315Plautus and Terence3
LNW 6335Roman Oratory and Rhetoric3
LNW 6365Studies in Roman Satire3
LNW 6385Roman Historians3
LNW 6495Late Latin Literature3
LNW 6905Individual Work1-4
LNW 6933Special Topics in Latin Literature3
LNW 6935Proseminar in Classics3
LNW 6940Supervised Teaching1-5
LNW 6971Research for Master's Thesis1-15
LNW 7979Advanced Research1-12
LNW 7980Research for Doctoral Dissertation1-15

Classical Studies (PhD)

SLO 1     Knowledge        
Students identify, define, and relate knowledge of the research methods and theories that pertain to the field of Classical Studies and can bring that knowledge to the classroom in pedagogically-sound ways

SLO 2     Knowledge        
Students identify and define expert knowledge of Greek and Roman languages, literatures, and cultures.

SLO 3     Skills     
Students develop the skills to complete conference papers, research abstracts and chapters, and peer-reviewed publications.

SLO 4     Skills     
Students will practice their interviewing skills to achieve successful job preparation.

SLO 5     Professional Behavior   
Students show the capacity to work ethically and professionally with students and colleagues of all backgrounds.

SLO 6     Professional Behavior   
Students illustrate a willingness to take on service commitments or leadership positions through, for example, participation in departmental, college, or university committees, service to professional or community organizations.

Classical Studies (MA)   

SLO 1     Knowledge
Students identify and parse elements of Latin grammar, vocabulary, and syntax to an advanced level of competence.

SLO 2     Knowledge
Students identify and define essential aspects of Roman literature, history, and culture.

SLO 3     Skills
Students distinguish research methods and theories that pertain to the field of Classical Studies.

SLO 4     Skills
Students translate and interpret Latin passages at an advanced level of competence. 

SLO 5     Professional Behavior
Students develop at least one academic research project of publishable quality.

SLO 6     Professional Behavior
Students work ethically and professionally with students and colleagues of all backgrounds.