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College Of Arts And Sciences
Classics
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Why Study Classics?

The minor in Classics provides students with a broad knowledge of the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome. After elementary literary surveys, the student completes at least two semesters of Latin and selects a mixture of courses with classical content from offerings in classics, classical languages, and related courses from other departments.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Latin
  • Classics
  • Ancient Greece & Rome
  • Classical Languages

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Classical Mythology
  • The Classical Tradition
  • Experiential Learning
  • Greek & Latin Literature in Translation

ADMISSION INFO:

No more than one of the courses required for the minor may be taken under the Pass/No Credit option. Completion of the minor requires 21 credits.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Latin Teacher
  • Teacher & Mentor
  • Online Latin Teacher
  • Classical Studies Instructor

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • The Stony Brook School
  • Fusion Global Academy
  • Oaks Christian School
  • Villanova University

Related Majors

Interested in this Minor?

Department of European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Chair: Sarah Jourdain

Office: Humanities 1055

Phone: (631) 632-6546

College Of Arts And Sciences
Classics
Back to all Programs

Why Study Classics?

The minor in Classics provides students with a broad knowledge of the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome. After elementary literary surveys, the student completes at least two semesters of Latin and selects a mixture of courses with classical content from offerings in classics, classical languages, and related courses from other departments.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Latin
  • Classics
  • Ancient Greece & Rome
  • Classical Languages

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Classical Mythology
  • The Classical Tradition
  • Experiential Learning
  • Greek & Latin Literature in Translation

ADMISSION INFO:

No more than one of the courses required for the minor may be taken under the Pass/No Credit option. Completion of the minor requires 21 credits.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Latin Teacher
  • Teacher & Mentor
  • Online Latin Teacher
  • Classical Studies Instructor

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • The Stony Brook School
  • Fusion Global Academy
  • Oaks Christian School
  • Villanova University

Related Majors

Interested in this Minor?

Department of European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Chair: Sarah Jourdain

Office: Humanities 1055

Phone: (631) 632-6546

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