Classics: Classical Civilizations, BALAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Classics, Classical Civilizations 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 Civilizations 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.

Departmental distinction: Students seeking departmental distinction must have at least a 3.5 average in relevant courses and should consult the Director of Undergraduate Studies 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 coursework: Normally equates to 44 hours. Twelve (12) hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the major must be taken on this campus.


Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours.

Classical Civilization and Archaeology courses chosen from the following courses. 12 hours must be at the advanced level (300 or 400 level).32
Introduction to Greek Culture
Mythology of Greece and Rome
The Roman Achievement
The Classical Tradition
Classical Archaeology, Greece
Class Archaeology, Rome-Italy
Archaeology of Israel
Ancient Greek & Roman Religion
Classical Allusions in Cinema
Origins of Western Literature
Odysseus and Other Heroes
Introduction to Greek and Roman Theater
Myth,History,Fiction,Tradition
American Race and Ethnicity in the Classical Tradition
Greco-Roman Demo, Econ, Cult
Ancient Engineering
Development of Ancient Cities
Ancient Greek Sanctuaries
Gender & Sexuality in Greco-Roman Antiquity
The Comic Imagination
The Archaeology of Greece
The Archaeology of Italy
Topics in Classical Literature
Topics Classic Arch & Civ
Supporting coursework, a minor or a second major in an area of study chosen by the student and approved by the Department of the Classics Director of Undergraduate Studies12
Total Hours44