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Grand Valley State University    
  Dec 15, 2017
2011-2012 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Classics Minor, Classical Tradition Emphasis

(Minimum 21 credits):

The CLASSICAL TRADITION EMPHASIS focuses upon the legacy of the classical world and specifically investigates the relationship between Greek and Roman civilizations and the literary, artistic, intellectual, social, and political traditions of other cultures.

Requirements for a Minor in Classics, Classical Tradition Emphasis

Core Courses (at least 6 credits)

  • Distributed Classical Civilization (DCC) requirement:  Students majoring in Classics complete at least 6 credits of instruction in Distributed Classical Civilization (DCC) courses. DCC courses are intended to introduce students to the interdisciplinary dimension of Classics and to provide detailed instruction in selected methods of inquiry and particular aspects of Greco-Roman civilization. Most DCC courses also fulfill certain general education requirements.

Students have two options for fulfilling the DCC Requirement:

Additional Courses (at least 15 credits)

  • At least 6 credits of instruction in either ancient Greek or Latin at 200 level or above.

Classics Program Description

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