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Grand Valley State University    
2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
  Mar 20, 2019
2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Bachelor of Arts in Classics, Emphasis in Classical Languages

(Minimum of 32 credits beyond completion or placement out of GRK or LAT 201):

The classical languages, Greek, and Latin emphases offer full courses of undergraduate study in classics that stress the languages and literature of the classical world. Students electing either the Greek or the Latin emphasis focus upon one of the two languages exclusively, whereas those electing the classical languages emphasis have flexibility in pursuing a course of study in both Latin and ancient Greek.

Requirements for a Major in Classics, Classical Languages Emphasis

Core Courses (at least 9 Credits)

  • Capstone Requirement:  All classics majors take   during their senior year.
  • 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 23 Credits)

At least 23 credits of instruction in ancient Greek and Latin, including at least 6 credits in either ancient Greek or Latin at 300-level or above.

Classics Program Description

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