Classics Courses



The Classics Department offers courses in ancient Greek and Latin, and courses both in the original languages and in English on ancient literature, theater, history, philosophy and the relationship between antiquity and the post-ancient world.

For courses in Classics, Greek, and Latin, as well as courses in other departments related to Ancient Greece and Rome, view and download  (pdf) and Classics Fall 2014 Courses (pdf). 

Full descriptions of some regularly offered courses such as these listed below can be found in the College Catalog/Classics section:

  • Elementary Greek
  • Elementary Latin
  • Vergil
  • Plato
  • Homer
  • Greek Tragedy
  • Classical Mythology
  • Ancient Comedy
  • Classical Epic
  • Roman Imperialism and its Critics
  • The Roman World
  • Greek Civilization
  • Greco-Roman Historiography
  • Propaganda and Truth in the Age of Augustus

The faculty in the Classics Department are active scholars with varied interests who regularly develop new courses to explore their scholarly interests, meet the needs and curiosities of their students, and stay abreast of current developments in the field.

Suggestions for new courses from classics majors, minors, and the student body at large (as well as colleagues in other departments) are always welcome.