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Not a Major?

The study of the Classical World and of Greek and Latin has application in many fields, and the department encourages non-majors to sample broadly from our selection of courses.

Students can apply Classical Civilization, Greek, and Latin courses to fulfill a number of the College's General Education Requirements. GER courses include "core" courses offered each year, along with "topic" courses that change each semester.

Greek and Latin form a solid basis for many modern languages and can greatly help speed up language acquisition, especially in Spanish, Italian, French, modern Greek, and even German.

The Greco-Roman culture has a profound influence on western civilization, and its study greatly benefits anyone with an interest in linguistics, government, and law.

Many undergraduates take Classical Civilization, Greek, Latin, and Hebrew course to inform another course or major. Through elective courses that complement other areas of study, students can gain a wider and larger understanding of how the knowledge fits together. Below is a list of courses offered in our department that complement other majors.

Anthropology

CLCV 317. Sacred Violence in Greek and Roman Tragedy
CLCV 409. Magic and the Supernatural in the Ancient World

Art and Art History

CLCV 217. Greek Archaeology and Art
CLCV 218. Roman Archaeology and Art
CLCV 314. The Ancient City in Greece and Italy
CLCV 340. Roman Britain
CLCV 341. Roman Greece
CLCV 342. Pompeii and Herculaneum
CLCV 343. Classical Myth in Ancient Art
CLCV 352. Classical Athens
CLCV 420. Greek Vase Painting
CLCV 425. Ancient Architecture

English

CLCV 316. The Voyage of the Hero in Greek and Roman Literature - The Classic Epic
CLCV 319. The Birth of the Novel in Antiquity
GREK 323. Greek Epic Poetry
GREK 326. Greek Lyric Poetry
GREK 327. Greek Tragedy
GREK 328. Greek Comedy
GREK 329. The Greek Novel
LATN 321. Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry
LATN 323. Roman Drama
LATN 326. Vergil
LATN 327. The Roman Novel
LATN 329. Medieval Latin
LATN 451. The Medieval Book

European Studies

CLCV 207 Greek Civilization
CLCV 208 Roman Civilization
CLCV 217. Greek Archaeology and Art
CLCV 218. Roman Archaeology and Art
CLCV 311. Ancient Greek History
CLCV 312 Ancient Roman History
GREK 321. Philosophy
GREK 322. New Testament
GREK 323. Greek Epic Poetry
GREK 324. Greek Oratory
GREK 325. Greek Historians
GREK 326. Greek Lyric Poetry
GREK 327. Greek Tragedy
GREK 328. Greek Comedy
GREK 329. The Greek Novel
LATN 321. Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry
LATN 322. Cicero
LATN 323. Roman Drama
LATN 324. Roman Satire
LATN 325. Roman Historians
LATN 326. Vergil
LATN 327. The Roman Novel
LATN 328. Roman Philosophy
LATN 329. Medieval Latin
CLCV 340. Roman Britain
CLCV 341. Roman Greece
CLCV 315. Women in Antiquity
CLCV 316. The Voyage of the Hero in Greek and Roman Literature - The Classic Epic
CLCV 317. Sacred Violence in Greek and Roman Tragedy
CLCV 318 Ancient Laughter: Comedy in Greece and Rome
CLCV 319. The Birth of the Novel in Antiquity
CLCV 320. Pagans and Christians in the Greco-Roman World
CLCV 321 Judaism in the Greco-Roman World
CLCV 323. The Late Roman Empire
CLCV 325 Alexander the Great
CLCV 329. The Invention of History in Writing in Antiquity
CLCV 340. Roman Britain
CLCV 341. Roman Greece
CLCV 350. Greek Religion
CLCV 351. Roman Religion
CLCV 4210. Greek Vase Painting

History

CLCV 311. Ancient Greek History
CLCV 312. Ancient Roman History
CLCV 315. Women in Antiquity
CLCV 320. Pagans and Christians in the Roman World
CLCV 321. Judaism in the Greco-Roman World
CLCV 323. The Late Roman Empire
CLCV 325. Alexander the Great
CLCV 329. The Invention of History Writing in Antiquity
CLCV 412. Food and Drink in the Ancient World
GREK 325. Greek Historians
LATN 325. Roman Historians

Linguistics

GREK 421. Writing in Greek - Greek Prose Composition
LATN 421. Writing Latin - Latin Prose Composition

Literary and Cultural Studies

CLCV 412. Food and Drink in the Ancient World

Medieval and Rennaisance Studies

LATN 329. Medieval Latin
LATN 451. The Medieval Book

Philosophy

GREK 321. Philosophy
LATN 328. Roman Philosophy
CLCV 331. Greek Philosophy

Religious Studies

CLCV 317. Sacred Violence in Greek and Roman Tragedy
CLCV 321. Judaism in the Greco-Roman World
CLCV 350. Greek Religion
CLCV 351. Roman Religion
CLCV 409. Magic and the Supernatural in the Ancient World
GREK 101-102. Elementary Classical and New Testament Greek

Theater, Speech and Dance

CLCV 317. Sacred Violence in Greek and Roman Tragedy
CLCV 318. Ancient Laughter: Comedy in Greece and Rome

Women's Studies

CLCV 315. Women in Antiquity
CLCV 317. Sacred Violence in Greek and Roman Tragedy
CLCV 409. Magic and the Supernatural in the Ancient World