Prospective Students

Welcome to the Department of Classical Studies

The Department of Classical Studies is dedicated to the study of Greek, Roman, and other ancient cultures, and to clarifying and assessing their impact on contemporary life. The role of the contemporary individual in relation to society can be examined through the history, archaeology, art, architecture, science, philosophy, religion, mythology, and especially through the literatures of Greece and Rome.

About the Department

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Undergraduate Programs

We offer a variety of majors and minors including majors in Ancient World Studies, Greek, Latin, Greek and Latin, the interdisciplinary minor in Archaeology, and minors in Ancient World Studies, Ancient World Archaeology, Greek, and Latin.

Undergraduate Programs Undergraduate Admissions

Graduate Programs

In our graduate programs in Classical Studies, you'll gain depth and breadth in your knowledge of languages, history, and archaeology, as well as research experience as your prepare for a PhD or a teaching career.

Graduate Programs Graduate Admissions

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Members of the Department are actively engaged in research. Our faculty have authored books with the University Press of New England, The University of Dayton, Houghton Mifflin Co, Cengage Publishing, Greenwood Press, Time-Life Books, Century Foundation, Center for International Programs, Rowman & Littlefield, University of California Press, and Hackett.

Department Research