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Classics BA - Ancient Greek Language and Literatures Concentration - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 15.04 CLASSICS, CIP: 16.1200 Classics and Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, General)

Completing the Classics BA - Ancient Greek Language and Literatures Concentration Program

Academic Requirements

Minimum GPA of 2.000 overall.

Academic Advice

  • Only courses at the 200-level or above may be used to satisfy requirements.
  • A course of ancient literature in translation is any course that focuses on the literature of Greek, Roman or Near Eastern society but does not require it to be read in the original language. Examples include: CL 205 Heroes, CL 315 Epic in Translation, CL 316 Greek Drama in Translation.
  • A course of classics in later tradition is any course, often offered in English, art history, political science or philosophy, that traces the legacy of the ancient world in later cultures. Examples include: ENG 375 Heaven, Hell, and Judgment; ENG 315 Milton; and PHI 366 Medieval Philosophy.
  • Students interested in concentrating in ancient religions should make an appointment to meet with the director of undergraduate studies to discuss a sequence of courses.

Transfer Credit Policy

The director of undergraduate studies determines on a case-by-case basis whether or not a course taken at another college or university will satisfy a requirement for the classics major at UB.

Prerequisite Courses

There are no prerequisite courses, but a student must have a grade point average of 2.000 to be accepted as a major or a minor.

Required Courses

CL 222 Greek Civilization
CL 223 Roman Civilization
Five courses in 200-400 level Greek
One course on Greek art or archaeology
Two 300-400 level Classics courses, or approved 300-400 level courses in other departments
CL 494 Classics Capstone

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Classics BA - Ancient Greek Language and Literatures Concentration degree
Credits Required for Major33
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum44
Additional Credits Required for Electives43
Total Credits Required for Degree120

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Oct 13, 2020 13:05:35