Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019


World Languages and Cultures (WLC) with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Classical Civilizations (WLIC)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

8 Semester Plan

120 Credit Hours

CIP Code: 16.0101

College of Arts & Sciences


Concentration Description

This concentration is of special interest to students who wish to study broadly the literature, history art, and archaeology, philosophy, and religion of Greece, Rome and the Near East, equally emphasizing language and translation courses.

Total Major Hours: 31 Hours

Major Core - 6 Hours

Concentration Core

Recommended Language Preparation

Two semesters or equivalent language competency prior to taking the language core course.

Concentration Core Courses - 7 Hours

  • CLT 3370 Gods, Heroes and Monsters in the Ancient World
  • LAT 2220 Intermediate Latin or GRE 2220 Intermediate Classical Greek

Concentration Elective Courses - 18 Hours

Concentration Classics Field Electives (3 credit hours)

Student choose one course from the following list of courses:

  • CLA 3103 Daily Life in Ancient Greece
  • CLA 3124 Daily Life in Ancient Rome
  • CLT 3103 Epic Battles and Dramatic Reversals in Greek Thought
  • CLT 3123 Voyages and Metamorphoses in Roman Imagination

Concentration Interdisciplinary Field Electives (15 credit hours)

Student chooses five 3000- and 4000-level courses from the following prefixes: ANT, ARH, CLA, CLT, EUH, GRW, HIS, HUM, LIT, LNW, PHH, PHP, and REL, with prior approval from the Interdisciplinary Classical Civilizations concentration advisor.

Research Opportunities

All undergraduate students in any degree program can participate in undergraduate research. There are a number of options to receive academic credit for a mentored research experience and to have the experience show on the official transcript. Students who wish to enroll in an undergraduate research course should consult with their academic advisor to understand how the credit will apply towards the degree requirements. If no credit is needed, students may be eligible to enroll in the 0-credit IDS 2912 or IDS 4914 courses. These courses will not impact degree credits or GPA but will show on an official transcript and document the experience. The Office for Undergraduate Research will assist students in understanding the various course options.

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