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Classics - Requirements for the Majors and Minors

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Requirements for the major in Classics - Greek and Roman Culture

10 credits as follows:

  • Three credits in Latin or Greek at the 200 level or above
  • CLAS 201, 202, and 203
  • Two additional courses in Classics
  • ART 105
  • CLAS 299; or one credit in theory or method, approved by the Chair of the Department, from ANSO, ART, ENGL, GWST, HIST, PHIL or THEA.
  • Research paper: CLAS 390 (0 credit)

Requirements for the major in Classics - Latin

10 credits as follows:

  • LAT 210
  • Six additional credits in Latin at the 200 level or above, at least two of which must be at the 300 level
  • Two credits in Classics: CLAS 201, and either CLAS 202 or CLAS 203
  • CLAS 299; or one credit in theory or method, approved by the Chair of the Department, from ANSO, ART, ENGL, GWST, HIST, PHIL or THEA.
  • Research paper: CLAS 390 (0 credit)

Requirements for the major in Classics - Greek

10 credits as follows:

  • GRK 210
  • Six additional credits in Greek at the 200 level or above, at least two of which must be at the 300 level
  • Two credits in Classics: CLAS 202, and either CLAS 201 or CLAS 203
  • CLAS 299; or one credit in theory or method, approved by the Chair of the Department, from ANSO, ART, ENGL, GWST, HIST, PHIL or THEA.
  • Research paper: CLAS 390 (0 credit)

Students in all three majors must complete a substantial research paper, using both primary and secondary sources, in a course in Latin, Greek, or Classics. An Honors project in Latin, Greek, or Classics may be used to fulfill this requirement.

With permission of the chair, courses in related studies outside the department may be substituted for requirements designated CLAS for all three majors.

A student may major in any combination of two of the above majors, under the restriction that at most two courses offered by the Classics Department may count for both majors. Only 1 credit in theory or methodology is required in this case, and for the second major one additional course in Latin, Greek, or Classics at the 200- or 300-level must be taken in place of another theory or methodology course.

Requirements for the minor in Classics - Greek and Roman Culture

5 credits as follows:

  • Two credits in Latin or Greek at the 200 level or above
  • CLAS 201 and CLAS 202
  • One additional credit in Classics, Latin, or Greek at the 200- or 300-level

Requirements for the minor in Classics - Latin

5 credits as follows:

  • Three credits in Latin at the 200 level or above
  • CLAS 201
  • One additional credit in Classics or Latin at the 200- or 300-level

Requirements for the minor in Classics - Greek

5 credits as follows:

  • Three credits in Greek at the 200 level or above
  • CLAS 202
  • One additional credit in Classics or Greek at the 200- or 300-level

Students may combine a major with a different minor in the department under the restriction that no more than two courses may count for both.

Latin Course Descriptions
Greek Course Descriptions
Classics Course Descriptions

Classics Catalog Page

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http://www.knox.edu/offices/registrar/catalog/depts-and-courses-of-study/classics/classicsmajor

Printed on Friday, November 28, 2014