College of Education and Social Services
Classical Civilization Major Concentration

(Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary and Physical Education)

Minimum of 36 credit hours required with 30 in the major discipline and six hours at the 100 level or above in related courses.

Complete the Following Courses
Major Discipline
Latin, Greek, classics, ancient history and ancient art are applicable, among which three hours in ancient history (021, 022, 121, 122, 149) and the following language study are required.
Choose One of the Three Options
  1. Three hours of Latin or Greek at the 200 level
  2. Six hours of Latin and six hours of Greek above 050
  3. Three hours of Latin or Greek at the 100 level and three hours of a modern foreign language at the level of 050 or above. (The three hours of the modern foreign language are not to be counted as part of the major discipline but as a related course if numbered above 100.)
Strongly Recommended as Part of the Major Discipline
CLAS 021, 023, 024, 035, 037, 042 (Mythology), 121, 122
ARTH 146 (Egypt and the Ancient Near East), 148 (Greek Art), 149 (Roman Art)
CLAS 149, 153, 154, 156, 157, 158. CLAS 022 (Etymology) is applicable, but not together with CLAS 042.
Related Courses*
Students should consult with the Classics Department in choosing related courses. Courses at the 100 level or above in one or more of the following are applicable: anthropology, art, English, economics, geography, history, modern foreign languages, music, philosophy, political science, religion, sociology and theatre.
36 cr. hrs.

*Strongly recommended are courses in literature, medieval history, ancient philosophy, medieval, renaissance and baroque art.

Revised July 2015