World Languages and Cultures

Classical Studies Minor

The Classical Studies minor provides a broad-based introduction to ancient Greek and Roman civilization that 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.

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An Interdivisional Approach

Classical Studies minors combine the study of language, history, philosophy, and culture, developing an appreciation for the past that sparks insights on society’s present and future.

Why Study Classical Studies?

Gain familiarity with diverse aspects of the ancient world and learn how to formulate original arguments based on primary sources, both material and literary; study the ancient Greek and Roman civilization, then the Latin language, history, and culture.

Combine With Any Major

Because this minor is interdivisional, students may complete any major to satisfy the college requirement that the major and minor be in different divisions.

Molly O’Donnell, Alumna

German and Spanish Double Major/Middle East and North African Studies (MENA) Minor, Class of 2018

“ The faculty of the [World Languages & Cultures Department] have been extremely helpful in allowing me to develop as a student. They are always there when you have questions and are extremely supportive in all of my dreams, especially when it comes to taking so many languages and studying abroad. ”

Next Steps

Early Decision App Deadline

November 15, 2020

Regular Decision App Deadline

February 15, 2021

For More Info

World Languages & Cultures

814-332-3354