Classics, BALAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Classics

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for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Classics

A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours). Please see your adviser.

Majors choosing the Classical Civilization and Classical Archaeology concentrations are advised, but not required, to satisfy the campus general education language requirement with one of the classical languages.

Departmental distinction: Students seeking departmental distinction must have at least a 3.5 average in relevant courses and should consult a member of the department's honors committee at the earliest opportunity.

General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.

Minimum required major and supporting course work: Normally equates to 42-48 hours. Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level in the major must be taken on this campus.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours.

Greek and Latin courses including the following: 136
Intermediate Prose Composition
Greek Prose Composition
Six additional hours at the 300 or 400 level in each language
Supporting courses selected with the approval of the adviser12