Because W & L is a member of Sunoikisis, a collaborative virtual Classics Department sponsored by the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington D.C., our faculty and advanced students may participate in the courses, conferences, archaeological expeditions, and other opportunities offered by this consortium.. All collaborative courses are taught on campus by W & L faculty with the additional advantage of weekly online guest lectures and discussions with students and faculty from other participating colleges. For further information, click the link above or contact a faculty member.
HONORS IN CLASSICS. Classics majors who have achieved distinction in the major may be eligible to write an Honors Thesis during the senior year and should begin conversations with faculty during winter term of the junior year. For more information, click here.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR IN CLASSICS
A Major in Classics leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree requires completion of at least 33 credits, including the following, and the comprehensive examination:
A Minor in Classics requires at least 21 credits from seven courses. In meeting the requirements of this minor, a student may not use more than nine credits that are also used to meet the requirements of any other major or minor. The courses must include:
1. Six credits in Greek or Latin numbered 300 or higher
2. At least six additional credits (two courses) designated as CLAS, GR, or LATN
3. Nine additional credits chosen from the following:
Any course designated CLAS, GR, or LATN
HIST 109, 110, 111
PHIL 141, 222
With permission of the Classics Department Head, credit for the minor may also be awarded for courses dealing with the ancient world but offered from time to time in departments other than Classics. Permission will be considered on an individual basis.