Minor in Classics
The classics minor consists of 20-23 units arranged as described below. No more than 6 units of required or elective courses may count toward the classics minor and another minor or major.
The Department of History and Political Science maintains the following requirements for each of the minors it offers:
Students must complete all prerequisites for any HIST or POLI course with a C- or better before taking the course (except as noted in the course description).
Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all political science and history courses required for the minor.
Students must complete each HIST or POLI course with a C- or higher for the course to meet a degree requirement in the Department of History and Political Science.
|Choose either Ancient Greece or Ancient Rome:
|Choose either Classical Greek or Latin:
|Elementary Classical Greek I
and Elementary Classical Greek II 1
|Elementary Latin I
and Elementary Latin II 1
|Select three of the following courses not taken above (at least one must be upper division):
|Elementary Classical Greek I 1
|Elementary Classical Greek II 1
|Core I (counts as 2 of 3 elective courses)
|Elementary Latin I 1
|Elementary Latin II 1
|History of Ancient Philosophy
|Classical Political Thought
|New Testament World
|With department approval:
|Core Texts in History 2
or HUM 321
|Core Texts in History
|Core Texts in Literature 3
or HUM 322
|Core Texts in Literature
|Core Texts in Aesthetics 4
or HUM 323
|Core Texts in Aesthetics
|Core Texts in Philosophy 5
or HUM 324
|Core Texts in Philosophy
Meets the General Education Humanities: History requirement.
Meets the General Education Humanities: Literature requirement.
Meets the General Education Humanities: Fine Arts requirement.
Meets the General Education Philosophy requirement.
Program Learning OutcomesStudents who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
- Demonstrate mastery of the basic forms, syntax, and vocabulary of classical Greek and Latin.
- Describe the laws, religion, art and architecture, philosophy, and government forms of ancient Greece or ancient Rome.
- Articulate a Christian perspective of truth and life.