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  The University of Montana offers a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Classics with an emphasis in Classical Languages. Requirements are listed below. For more detailed descriptions of the courses, see the 2011-2012 Course Catalog.

Requirements for the Major in Classics, Emphasis in Classical Languages

1. Language component:

a.  Emphasis in Latin: twelve (12) credits in Latin beyond LATN 102, plus six (6) credits in Greek beyond GRK 102.

b.  Emphasis in Greek: twelve (12) credits in Greek beyond GRK 102, plus six (6) credits in Latin beyond LATN 102.

2. Required courses:

CLAS 155L Survey of Classical Greek and Roman Literature
CLAS 160L Classical Mythology
Either CLAS 251L The Epic or CLAS 252L Tragedy

3. Twelve (12) credits from the following list:

ARTH 407 Roman and Early Christian Art in Context

CLAS U 309/319 City as text/UM Students in Rome
CLAS 320 Women in Antiquity
CLAS 360H Ancient Greek Civilization and Culture

HSTR 301H Classical Greece
HSTR 302H Ancient Greek Social History
HSTR 304H Classical Rome
PHL 363 Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
PHL 261Y History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy

Students are encouraged to distribute these credits among courses focusing on classical history, philosophy, art and literature

4. GPA: 

Students are required to maintain a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 in all upper-division courses presented in fulfillment of requirements for the Classics/Classical Languages major.

5.  Upper-division Writing Expectation:

[The Upper-division Writing Expectation must be met by successfully completing MCLG 301H, 302H, 303H, 320, 362H or 365E with the consent of the instructor.]

If you have questions about this major, or would like to register for the degree, please contact the Classics faculty.

Latin     Classical Civilization




Classics, Department of Modern & Classical Languages & Literatures
Liberal Arts Building, Room 424
The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812
Phone: (406) 243-2125

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