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Department Chair

Brenda Fineberg

Professor & Chair of Classics

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7304

bfineber@​knox.edu

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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 103, 110 or 202, and 203
  • Two additional courses in Classics
  • ART 105
  • CLAS 299; with the approval of the Chair of Classical Studies, this requirement may be satisfied instead by one credit in theory or method, 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 111, and either CLAS 103, CLAS 110, or CLAS 202
  • CLAS 299; with the approval of the Chair of classical Studies, this requirement may be satisfied instead by one credit in theory or method, 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 110, and either CLAS 103, CLAS 111 or CLAS 202
  • CLAS 299; with the approval of the Chair of classical Studies, this requirement may be satisfied instead by one credit in theory or method, 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 no more than two courses offered by the Classics Department may count for both majors. Only one 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 103 and CLAS 110 or 111
  • 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 111
  • 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 110 or 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.



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