Classical Studies - Requirements

The Program in Classical Studies offers two minors. The 24-credit bachelor of arts with classics, intended for students wishing to focus on the ancient languages, consists of four courses each in Latin and Greek.

The 15-credit minor in classical studies is a broader program, consisting of five or more courses drawn from the program's offerings and from related courses in other departments, including Art History, History and Philosophy. Related and eligible courses include:

AH 111  Greek Art and Archaeology
AH 112  Etruscan and Roman Art and Archaeology
AH 115  The Archaeology of Athens
AH 209  The Metropolitan Museum of Art Plaster Cast Collection at Fairfield University
AH 210  Myth in Classical Art
PH 200  Ancient Philosophy
PH 205  Ancient Medicine and Philosophy
PH 206  Philosophical Perspectives on Women in Classical Literature
PH 300  Plato
PH 301  Aristotle

Appropriate courses used for the minor in Classical Studies may also be used simultaneously to fulfill the core requirements in history, philosophy, arts, English literature, and foreign language.

Students may also design a major in Classical Studies as an individually designed major (see catalog entry for Individually Designed Major).

The program also makes available, as a general service to the University, courses in English and the original languages for those interested in specific aspects of classical antiquity.