Classical Studies, Minor
Interested in problems of beauty, justice, the basis of reality, the supernatural, democracy, or empire? Learn how the Greeks and Romans grappled with the very issues we still wrestle with today. In this interdisciplinary minor, students learn about the languages, literature, religion, mythology, philosophy, political history, art and cultural traditions of the Classical world while gaining linguistic and analytical skills that prepare well for careers in teaching, the social sciences, journalism, law, politics, business, computer science, bioscience and medicine.
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What Can I Do with a Minor in Classics?
This minor provides you with multiple opportunities to investigate the ideas and values that have proven fundamental to modern politics, art, philosophy, and more. With a classics minor, you will gain a complex understanding of this foundation along with analytical skills useful for careers in teaching, the social sciences, journalism, law, politics, business, computer science, bioscience and medicine.
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A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.
To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.
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In addition to University Requirements:
- Complete individual plan requirements.
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.
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Take the following 18 units:Select courses, including at least 6 units upper-division from (18 units):
- ARH 340, ARH 341, ARH 342
- CCS 250*
- CLA 130
- ENG 358
- GRK 101, GRK 102, GRK 202, GRK 202, GRK 399
- HIS 272, HIS 333, HIS 335, HIS 470
- HUM 140, HUM 351, HUM 399*
- LAT 101, LAT 102, LAT 201, LAT 202, LAT 399
- PHI 240
- POS 351
- REL 220
- TH 331
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.