Classical Languages major integrated with History

Major Requirements
Select 24 hours (including capstone) from the following classical languages courses: 1
GREK/LATN/HEBR: 101, 102, 201 Elementary Greek/Latin/Hebrew I-II, Intermediate Greek/Latin/Hebrew 212
Select 8 upper-division hrs (excludes CLAL 494) in one Classical language 28
CLAL 494Senior Capstone4
Complete 16 credits of required courses in the companion discipline (see list) 316

At least 8 of the 24 Classical Languages hours must be HEBR, GREK, or LATN upper division (300/400-level). Students with beginning to intermediate knowledge of one of these classical languages prior to matriculation may, upon obtaining departmental approval, substitute for those hours the equivalent number of hours in any other HEBR/GREK/LATN courses for a total of 24 Classical Languages hours.


All completed in residence.


12 of the 16 hours of the companion discipline can count toward a second major.

Approved HIST classes (16 hours required)

The following bridge courses are required:
HIST 201Why History?4
HIST 345Medieval Europe to 13004
Select 8 hrs from the following:8
HIST 102Exploring the Global Past *4
HIST 231History in Africa Before 18504
HIST 305 Introduction to the History of Christianity2
HIST 311History of Philosophy - Ancient and Medieval4
HIST 342Statecraft and International Relations in the Ancient Near East4
HIST 346Renaissance Europe (1300-1600)4
HIST 495Independent Study (by permission) **1-4

HIST 102 only counts when it is on the topic, “350–present”


Up to 4 hrs of independent study may count toward the major, if the topic is closely connected with the ancient classical world.