The civilization and cultural achievements of ancient Greece and Rome continue to influence our values, the way we think and the questions we ask today. By studying the Classics, you will have the opportunity to study the languages, literature, culture and influence of the ancient world.

Classics courses in translation:

Classics 102

Classical Mythology


Fall. Credit, four hours. An introduction to Greek and Roman myths and the variety of approaches available for their study.

Classics 202

The Romans


Spring. Credit, four hours. A survey of ancient Rome, from its origins in legend and myth to late antiquity, as seen through its principal literary texts in their historical and cultural context.

Classics 290R

Directed Study

On demand. Variable credit. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Supervised readings in classics.