Classical Studies, B.A.
Program Director: Valentina DeNardis, Ph.D.
Office Location: Saint Augustine Center Rm. 304
Telephone: (610) 519-6165
The Classical Studies Program explores the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome, from the beginnings of Greek civilization to the fall of the Roman empire. Our program is interdisciplinary, embracing the study of classical languages, literatures, history, art and archaeology, philosophy and religion. The program offers courses which may satisfy requirements for the Core Curriculum of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
MAJOR (30 credits)
The major requires 10 courses and at least 30 credits.
- A minimum of one GRK or LAT course, or CLA 2021 (3 cr)
- CLA 6001: Senior Classics Capstone (3 cr)
- Eight additional courses in any combination of courses in the classical languages and/or courses taught in English on classical civilization including any course with the CLA or CLST attribute. (24 cr)
FIVE YEAR B.A./M.A PROGRAM
The five-year B.A./M.A. program allows exceptional students to complete a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Classical Studies in five years. In the last year of undergraduate study students take three graduate courses that count towards both their undergraduate and graduate degrees.