Skip to Navigation
    Xavier University
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Classics, B.A.


Return to College of Arts and Sciences Return to: College of Arts and Sciences

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Classics is designed to bring students into intimate contact with the world of the ancient Romans and Greeks through the study of their language, literature and culture. It introduces them to that era when Western society was for the first time in recorded history dealing with and recording many of the same problems and questions with which we are still grappling today.

Requirements for the Classics Major


Core Curriculum Requirements:


See Undergraduate Core Curriculum  

Major Requirements:


33 credit hours, as follows

  • 0-12 lower division hours in Latin or Greek (the number depending on prior achievement).
  • 21 hours in Latin or Greek beyond the intermediate language level.

Note(s):


  • A 2.500 cumulative average must be attained in the above courses.
  • Completion of a senior thesis.
  • Pass a comprehensive examination upon completion of a senior thesis.
  • In addition to the above requirements, the student has 18-24 hours of non-designated electives which can be used to meet specific interests or needs.

TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120 Semester Hours


B.A. Classics


This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. See your academic advisor.

Freshman Year


First Semester


  • LATIN 101 or GREEK 101
  • Creative Perspective
  • PHILOSOPHY 100: Ethics as Intro to Philosophy
  • ENGLISH 101: English Composition
  • First Year Seminar
  • GOA 101

Total (15)

Second Semester


  • LATIN 102 or GREEK 102
  • Classics Elective
  • THEOLOGY 111: Theological Foundations
  • Historical Perspective
  • Mathematical Perspective
  • GOA 102

Total (15)

Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • LATIN 211 or GREEK 201
  • Writing Intensive Elective
  • Philosophical Perspective
  • Scientific Perspective
  • Humanities Elective

Total (15)

Second Semester


Junior Year


First Semester


  • LATIN or GREEK Elective
  • Diversity Elective
  • Oral Communications Elective
  • Quantitative Reasoning Elective
  • Foreign Language 101

Total (15)

Second Semester


  • LATIN or GREEK Elective
  • E/RS Elective
  • General Elective
  • General Elective
  • Foreign Language 102

Total (15)

Senior Year


First Semester


  • Capstone Thesis
  • LATIN or GREEK Elective
  • Foreign Language 201
  • General Elective
  • General Elective

Total (15)

Second Semester


  • Capstone Thesis
  • LATIN or GREEK Elective
  • Foreign Language 202
  • General Elective
  • General Elective

Total (15)

Scheduling Notes:


  • Consult the “Undergraduate Core Curriculum ” requirements of the Catalog.
  • E/RS Focus Elective requirement may be used to satisfy another element of the core or the major.

Return to College of Arts and Sciences Return to: College of Arts and Sciences