Minor in Ancient Mediterranean Studies


Students are required to complete 18-20 credits, depending on language proficiency.

Select two courses in Ancient Greek or two courses in Latin or demonstrate proficiency through placement testing. 16-8
Ancient Greek 1
Ancient Greek 2
Latin 1
Latin 2
Select one of the following:3
Classical Greek and Roman Mythology
Comparative Mythology
Classical Epic
Select two of the following: 26
Ancient City: Periclean Athens
Ancient City: Hellenistic Alexandria
Ancient City: Augustan Rome
Ancient City: Augustan Rome
Ancient City: Byzantium
Ancient City: Byzantium
Ancient City: Jerusalem
Greek & Roman Classic Elective - One additional course at or above 2000 33
Total Credit Hours18-20

Students who demonstrate proficiency in Ancient Greek or Latin will need to take two additional courses. Students may opt to take either advanced courses in the language or additional electives. See faculty advisor for assistance in course selection.


Cycle of five cities offered: Jerusalem, Augustan Rome, Byzantium, Periclean Athens, Hellenistic Alexandria.


The elective can be from this department or from another department, such as Anthropology, Art History, Religion, History, or Philosophy, as approved by Greek & Roman Classics department advisors.

Minors are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.