Classical Studies

The minor in Classical Studies focuses on the relationship between the history, literature, philosophy, and culture of ancient Greece and Rome. The interdisciplinary curriculum requires one course and four electives from USF’s History, Philosophy, Performing Arts, and Classical Languages departments.

Starting Spring 2018


24-26 Units

Required 4 units

Introduction to Classical Civilization

  • CLAS 130 Self and State in Ancient Rome
    CLAS 140 Introduction to Ancient Greece

Electives 20-22 units

Students choose five courses. Note that after completing one of the required classical civilization courses (CLAS 130 or CLAS 140), students may choose the other as an elective.

  • CLAS 110 Ancient Epic: The Art of War
  • CLAS 120 Classical Mythology
  • CLAS 130 Self and State in Ancient Rome *
  • CLAS 140 Introduction to Ancient Greece *
  • CLAS 220 Pop Culture in Greece and Rome
  • LATN 102 First Semester Latin: Language in Ancient Rome
  • LATN 301 Love and Friendship in Ancient Rome
  • LATN 302 Latin Seminar
  • GREK 102 Second Sem Ancient Greek
  • GREK 301 Greek Seminar
  • THRS 315 Greek and Roman Religion
  • THRS 320 Religion and Culture in Late Antiquity
  • ART 318 Roman Art
  • HIST 311 The Classical Mediterranean World, 1200 B.C. to 31 A.D.
  • HIST 312 The Roman Empire
  • PHIL 211 Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL 310 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy

* If not already selected for the classical civilization requirement.