Classical Civilization Minor

Total Units Required: 18-20

The Minor in Classical Civilization focuses on the study of the art, literature, history, philosophy, and cultures of ancient Greece and Rome. It provides students with a comprehensive grasp of the intellectual and artistic traditions which shaped Western cultures and which continue to have a profound influence on artists, writers, and thinkers from around the world.

The minor also exposes students to the comparative study of ancient cultures and religious traditions of the Near East and the Americas. Students pursuing the minor are provided with the opportunity to study ancient Greek and Latin languages and to study abroad in Italy and Greece.

A student looks at statues from an ancient civilization on her laptop.