Students who major or minor in Classics choose one of two tracks: Classical Civilization or Classical Language and Literature.

 

Courses Required for the Major in Classical Civilization

One of the following options:
  • The 101–102 sequence in either Latin or Greek
  • 4 credits in either language at the level of course 203 or above
24 credits of classical civilization courses, which must include the following:
CLC 200 Classical Literary Studies 3 credits
CLC 220 Introduction to Classical Archaeology 3 credits

One course from the following options:

  • CLC 310 Greek Civilization
  • CLC 311 Roman Civilization
3 credits
CLC 411 Studies in Classical Epic or Classical Drama 3 credits
Of the remaining 12 elective credits, as many as 6 credits may be taken in other departments. Approved courses are PHIL 275 and THEO 317. Other courses may be counted toward the major with prior permission of classics section head and department chair.
  • B.A. students in Classics at Valpo must complete the general-education requirements for the B.A. This University-wide core strengthens communication and critical thinking skills while introducing the student to global cultures and traditions.

Courses Required for the Major in Classical Language and Literature

One course from the following options:
  • CLC 310 Greek Civilization
  • CLC 311 Roman Civilization
3 credits
CLC 411 Studies in Classical Epic or Classical Drama 3 credits
One of the following language concentrations:
  • Greek (24 credits)
  • Latin (16 credits beyond FLL 203)
  • Classical Languages (16 credits of Greek and 8 credits of Latin beyond FLL 203)
Note: Students planning to pursue a graduate program in classics should take as many Greek and Latin courses as possible. 16 hours of Greek-language courses is normally the minimum recommendation for students interested in seminary training; pre-seminary students should consult with the preseminary advisor in the theology department.
  • B.A. students in Classics at Valpo must complete the general-education requirements for the B.A. This University-wide core strengthens communication and critical thinking skills while introducing the student to global cultures and traditions.

Courses Required for the Minor in Classical Civilization

15 credits of classical civilization courses, which must include the following:
CLC 200 Classical Literary Studies 3 credits
CLC 220 Introduction to Classical Archaeology 3 credits

One course from the following options:

  • CLC 310 Greek Civilization
  • CLC 311 Roman Civilization
3 credits

Courses Required for the Minor in Classical Language and Literature

One course from the following options:
  • CLC 310 Greek Civilization
  • CLC 311 Roman Civilization
3 credits
One of the following language concentrations:
  • Greek (16 credits)
  • Latin (8 credits beyond FLL 203)

Courses Required for the Minor in Hebrew

FLH 101 First Semester Hebrew
Elements of Hebrew grammar stressing oral and reading ability. Refer to foreign language credit policies stated beginning on page 139.
 4 credits
FLH 102 Second Semester Hebrew
A continuation of FLH 101, with reading of simpler prose sections of the Old Testament. Prerequisite: FLH 101 or equivalent.
 4 credits
FLH 203 Intermediate Hebrew
Selected reading of Old Testament prose and poetry, with attention to increased vocabulary and linguistic structure. Prerequisite: FLH 102 or equivalent.
 4 credits
FLH 495 Supervised Reading and Research in Hebrew
Intended for students capable of doing independent study in Hebrew language and literature. Research paper required. Prerequisite: consent of the chair of the department.
 1-4 credits

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