If you are intrigued by the ancient world, the Classics program is a great choice since it encompasses the study of all aspects of ancient Greece and Rome. Our innovative Classics programs provide an integrated and interdisciplinary environment that combines archaeology, ancient Greek and Latin, history, mythology and literature. These programs present the experience of classical civilizations as part of a continuum of human experience that includes 21st-century cultures. Classics offers a challenging program in which you can explore a critical and exciting period of world history.
Gain both historical research and linguistic training in ancient Greek and Latin
Honours in Classics – Ancient History and Archaeology (60 credits) *
Major in Classics – Ancient History and Archaeology (42 credits)
Minor in Classical Archeology (24 credits)
Minor in Classical Civilization (24 credits)
Honours in Classics – Classical Languages and Literature (60 credits)*
Major in Classics – Classical Languages and Literature (42 credits)
Minor in Classical Languages and Literature (24 credits)
*Honours is a highly concentrated program, ideal for students planning to continue to graduate studies. If you are interested in Honours, speak with your program advisor in your first year of study at Concordia. Students applying to the University are able to apply to the major.
United States students: A U.S. Federal Student Aid-eligible version of this program is offered. This version meets all U.S. regulations (such as no co-operative education or e-courses) for eligible programs.
Honours programs: Students applying directly to an honours program should list it as their first choice. If not admitted to honours, they will automatically be considered for the next highest program (i.e. specialization or major).
Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.
We consider complete applications year round and give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines.
March 1 is the deadline to apply for fall term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by February 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Late applications will be considered if places are still available. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
November 1 is the deadline to apply for winter term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by September 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Not all programs are available for winter term entry. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
We reserve the right to close admission to a program at any time after the official deadline without prior notice.
After your degree
Students who complete a Classics degree are ready to pursue graduate studies in Classics, Archaeology or a related field. Graduates will be well prepared for careers in any profession that requires in-depth ideas, fast information gathering, critical problem solving, dynamic oral and written communication, detailed analysis of data, and an experience of different cultures. Career opportunities can include:
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