Western Kentucky University

Minor in Classical Studies

 

Minor in Classics Studies

The Minor in Classical Studies (reference number 334) draws together courses on the history, language, literature, art, archaeology, and philosophy of the ancient Roman and Greek civilizations. This minor will prepare students with interest in the Classical Roman or Greek worlds to understand these foundational western civilizations from multiple methodologies and knowledge bases. This minor requires 21 hours of coursework. At least half the credit hours must be at the 300-level or above.

 

                   
Category 1:
Philosophy
(3 hours)
 
Students must take one of the following:
PHIL 341: Plato and Aristotle
PHIL 342: Hellenistic Philosophy

 

 
Category 2:
Ancient Languages     
(6 hours)

 

Students must take one of the following two-course sequences:
RELS 150 and 151: Elementary Latin 1 and 2
RELS/BLNG 384 and 385: Biblical Greek 1 and 2

 

 
Category 3:
History
(3 hours)

 

Students must take one of the following:
HIST 305: Ancient Greece
HIST 306: Ancient Rome

 

 
Category 4:
Art and
Archaeology
(3 hours)

 

Students must take one of the following:
ANTH 130: Introduction to Archaeology
ANTH 335: Old World Prehistory
ART 105: History of Art to 1300
ART 305: Ancient Greek and Roman Art

 

 
Category 5:
Electives
(6 hours)
Students must take two courses from those listed above as electives
or other courses approved by the Department Head.

 

 

 Last Modified 5/6/14