The Minor in Classical Languages and Literature is offered by the Department of Greek and Roman Classics. Classics is an interdisciplinary field of study which encompasses multiple disciplines of the liberal arts: languages, history, literature, art and philosophy. Majors and minors in the Greek and Roman Classics department are encouraged to study a semester at Temple's Rome Campus.

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.

Campus Location: Main

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Please contact the College of Liberal Arts' Center for Academic Advising for more information on minors, certificates or other CLA programs.


Classical Language Requirement
4 courses in one or both languages depending on Latin placement12-14
Ancient Greek 1
Ancient Greek 2
Ancient Greek 3
Ancient Greek 4
Latin 1
Latin 2
Latin 3
Latin 4
Readings in Latin Literature I
Readings in Latin Literature II
Minor Electives
Select two courses in GRC numbered 2000-49996
Courses must be selected from Ancient Greek, Latin, Greek and Roman Classics or courses on aspects of the ancient Greek and Roman world offered in other Temple University departments such as Art History, History, Religion, and Philosophy with approval of the Classics faculty advisor.
Total Credit Hours18-20