• Students on the Colosseum

    Study Abroad

    Study abroad is particularly recommended for classicists, since we focus on languages, literatures, and cultures that originated in the ancient Mediterranean world.

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    Classics in the Summertime

    Whether you are an undergraduate, certificate, or graduate student in classics, the summer is an ideal time for you to strengthen your skills, build your knowledge, and explore the discipline--and the wider world.

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    Internships give our students at all levels invaluable professional experience and allow them to apply their research, writing, analytical, and teaching skills in the world outside of academia.

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    Career Development

    Some students who graduate from our department stay in the field, but a significant number also choose careers outside of classics, successfully entering such areas as law, business, IT, and government.  We enthusiastically support our students no matter where their goals may take them.

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    Classics Club and Honor Society

    Our department's highly active Classics Club sponsors activities throughout the academic year. Our chapter of the national classics honor society, Eta Sigma Phi, recognizes outstanding achievement in the study of Latin and Greek.

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    Campus Life

    The Catholic University of America gives you the best of both worlds — an independent living experience, and a supportive community you’ll come to lean on and appreciate in challenging times.

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