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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Ancient Studies, B.A.

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Offered by Ancient Studies .

University Requirements

Completion of Minimum University Requirements for an Undergraduate Baccalaureate Degree .

  • Minimum 120 credits and minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Completion of 45 upper-level credits, residence requirement, Writing Intensive requirement, and General Education requirement

Major Requirements

  • Minimum 39 credits
  • Minimum grade of ‘C’ in courses applied to the major

Course Requirements

Archaeology (3 credits)

Complete one of the following:

Ancient Studies (9 credits)

Nine credits at the 300 level or above in ancient studies, Latin, Greek, archaeology, ancient history, or other approved subject areas

Additional Courses (9 credits)

Nine credits in any of the above or in related subject areas, e.g., philosophy or anthropology, as approved by the department

Classical Language (12-15 credits)

Complete at least one classical language to the intermediate level or higher.

Option I

Complete one three-credit, 300- or 400-level course in Latin or Greek. Students complete 15 credits in a classical language.

Option II

Complete a classical language to the Intermediate I level and complete any combination of two additional General Education  Language or Culture courses, including Culture courses taught by a member of the ancient studies faculty. Students complete 12 credits in a classical language and 6 credits from additional courses.

Preparing for Graduate Study

Students planning to enter graduate school are advised to study a classical language to the advanced level and to complete additional language courses beyond those required for the major. Students planning to teach Latin are advised to complete five courses of Latin at the 300 level or above with a minimum grade of ‘B.’ Students are advised to consult a member of the Ancient Studies  faculty for guidance.

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