Classics: Greek, BALAS

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

Greek courses (excluding GRK 101), including GRK 411 and 9 additional hours at the 400 level24
Select two of the following:6
Introduction to Greek Culture
Classical Archaeology, Greece
Greek Art
Ancient Greek Sanctuaries
The Archaeology of Greece
Topics in Classical Literature 1
Topics Classic Arch & Civ 1
Supporting courses selected with the approval of the adviser12