Classics: Classical Archaeology, BALAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Classics, Classical Archaeology Concentration


department website: http://www.classics.illinois.edu/

department faculty: Classics Faculty


overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences

college website: https://las.illinois.edu/


email: classics@illinois.edu


for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Classics, Classical Archaeology Concentration


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.

NOTE: 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.

Classical Civilization courses of which at least 20 hours must be chosen from the following list:30
Classical Archaeology, Greece
Class Archaeology, Rome-Italy
Greek Art
Development of Ancient Cities
Ancient Greek Sanctuaries
Sex & Gender in Antiquity
The Archaeology of Greece
The Archaeology of Italy
Topics Classic Arch & Civ
Supporting courses selected with the approval of the adviser12