The Classical Studies
minor is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on all aspects of the
ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Faculty from the departments of Art
History, English, Foreign Languages, History, and Philosophy all
contribute to the program. As such, students who earn the minor will
have a comprehensive background in ancient history, art history,
literature, mythology, philosophy, and the Latin language. Students pursuing a
Classical Studies minor will acquire a well-rounded Liberal Arts
education and will develop the skills needed to succeed in the modern
The Classical Studies minor is
designed to serve as a complement to any Liberal Arts major, but will also be
very beneficial to students considering a career in law or medicine.
- Increase student awareness of the rich heritage of the ancient Greek and
- Prepare students for a wide variety of careers in which critical thinking
and interdisciplinary approaches are essential for success.
The Classical Studies Minor prepares
- Successful careers in any field where a strong liberal arts background is
- graduate studies in Classics, History, Comparative Literature, Art
History, Philosophy, or Archaeology.
Schedule of Courses for the Minor
ARTH 490.001, Hellenistic Art, MW 4:30-5:45, Poston
ENG 286.001, Classical Mythology, TR 3:00-4:15, Horn
HIST342.001, Hellenistic World, MWF 11:00-11:50, Jensen
HIST343.001, Roman Republic, MWF 10:00-10:50, Jensen
LATN102.001, Beginning Latin II, MWF 2:00-2:50, Jensen
LATN204.001, Intermediate Latin II, MWF 1:00-1:50, Dixon
Study Abroad Opportunities
For information about other study abroad opportunities or archaeological
excavations in Greece, Italy, or Cyprus, please contact Prof. Dixon.
(No events at this time.)
WWW Links for students interested in Classical
University Core Curriculum
In addition to the departmental degree requirements, a minimum of 50
hours in the University Core Curriculum must be met.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dr. Michael Dixon, Assistant Professor of History
Director of Classical Studies Minor
Office: LA 3003 -- Phone: 812/465-1093
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