BA Honours in Classics

Program Requirements

Core: Honours in Classics (30 credits)

6

credits chosen from one of the following lists:

Introductory Ancient Greek

Introductory Latin

6

credits:

CLAS 211 Greek Literature (3.00)
CLAS 212 Roman Literature (3.00)

6

credits:

CLAS 240 Greek History from the Bronze Age to Alexander (3.00)
CLAS 242 History of the Roman Republic (3.00)

3

credits:

CLAS 260 Introduction to Greek Archaeology (3.00)

6

credits chosen from one of the following lists:

Intermediate Ancient Greek

Intermediate Latin

3

credits:

CLAS 490 Honours Thesis (3.00)

Concentration in Ancient History and Archaeology: Honours in Classics (30 credits)

3

credits:

CLAS 230 Ancient Near East (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

CLAS 220 Daily Life in Ancient Greece and Rome (3.00)
CLAS 265 Mythologies of the Ancient Mediterranean (3.00)
CLAS 353 Representations of Women in Ancient Greece and Rome (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

CLAS 264 Egyptian Archaeology (3.00)
CLAS 267 The Archaeology of the Greek Bronze Age (3.00)

6

credits:

CLAS 341 Greek History from Alexander to the Roman Conquest (3.00)
CLAS 343 History of the Roman Empire (3.00)

6

credits chosen from:

CLAS 363 Archaeology of Archaic Greece (3.00)
CLAS 364 Classical Greek Art and Archaeology (3.00)
CLAS 365 Art and Archaeology of the Hellenistic Age (3.00)

3

credits:

CLAS 369 Roman Art and Archaeology (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

CLAS 460 Ancient Pottery: History, Analysis, and Interpretation (3.00)
CLAS 470 Advanced Seminar in Archaeology (3.00)

3credits of additional Classics Courses

Concentration in Classical Languages and Literature: Honours in Classics (30 credits)

Note: Students who intend to apply to graduate programs in Classics are strongly encouraged to take the 400‑level courses in both Latin and Ancient Greek.
6

credits chosen from one of the following lists:

Introductory Ancient Greek

Introductory Latin

6

credits chosen from:

CLAS 321 Greek Epic Poetry (3.00)
CLAS 322 Latin Literature of the Augustan Period (3.00)
CLAS 330 Greek Drama (3.00)

6

credits chosen from one of the following lists:

Intermediate Ancient Greek

Intermediate Latin

6

credits:

Advanced Ancient Greek

6

credits:

Advanced Latin

Notes

  • Students seeking admission to the honours program may apply either for direct entry on the University application form or, once in the program, to the departmental honours advisor normally following the completion of 30 credits.
  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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