In this major, students read classical texts in both Greek and Latin. The program consists of six or seven courses in Greek beyond the elementary level, and the same number in Latin. It also includes two courses in prose composition, two in ancient history, and two in ancient art and architecture, as well as a senior project. Students are required to have a 2.5 GPA in all departmental courses and a 2.0 GPA in their other courses.

Many students who enter this major have studied Latin in high school, but this certainly does not have to be the case. The undergraduate advisor can easily help you plan an approach that involves beginning both your Latin and your Greek at Catholic University.

  • List of Required Courses

    • LAT 103: Intermediate Latin 1
    • LAT 104: Intermediate Latin 2
    • LAT 411: Latin Prose Composition
    • LAT elective at the advanced level
    • LAT elective at the advanced level
    • LAT elective at the advanced level
    • GR 103: Intermediate Greek 1
    • GR 104: Intermediate Greek 2
    • GR 411: Greek Prose Composition
    • GR 465: Advanced Greek Seminar
    • GR elective at the advanced level
    • GR elective at the advanced level
    • LAT or GR elective at the advanced level
    • CLAS 205: History of Ancient Greece
    • CLAS 206: History of Ancient Rome
    • CLAS 317: Greek Art and Architecture
    • CLAS 318: Roman Art and Architecture
    • CLAS 425 (1 cr): Senior Project 1 ( = independent research supervised by a faculty member)
    • CLAS 426 (2 cr): Senior Project 2 ( = independent research supervised by a faculty member)
  • Senior Project

    Required of all seniors, the senior project is tailored to each student's major and particular interests. It is carried out with the guidance and support of the student's project advisor and the department as a whole.

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  • Undergraduate Handbook

    Our Undergraduate Handbook gathers into one place most of the departmental information that our majors and minors will need throughout their careers.

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