Learning Outcomes: Classical Civilization Concentration

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Classics, Classical Civilization Concentration


  1. Acquire a detailed knowledge of the culture of Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations, especially the broader historical, social, and cultural contexts and their development.
  2. Acquire familiarity with contemporary methods of cultural and historical analysis to facilitate self-directed inquiry of Ancient Greek and Roman cultures.
  3. Acquire an awareness of the place of Ancient Greek and Roman culture in the western tradition in order to understand connections between past and present.
  4. Acquire an appreciation of how the careful engagement with other cultures can facilitate new ways of understanding and interpreting one’s own contemporary culture.