Sep 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Classical Studies Major (BA)

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Classics and Religious Studies Department  | College of Liberal Arts  

Program Declaration

At time of admission to the University or by completion of an Undergraduate Program Add/Change form .

Degree Requirements

If this is the student’s only or primary major, the degree requirements below must be completed for graduation. See graduation requirements  for more information.



Major Requirements

Complete at least 30 credits from nine or ten courses including one or two classical language courses, seven classical studies courses, and a capstone course and paper.

Pass/fail: No more than one course taken pass/fail may be applied toward the major. The capstone may not be taken pass/fail.
Residency: No more than three courses transferred from another institution may be applied toward the major. At least one language course and the capstone course must be completed at UMass Boston.
Course level: At least five of the courses for the major, including the capstone, must be at the 300-level or higher.

Course Requirements

Language Requirement (6 to 8 credits)

Complete one of the following:

Classical Studies Courses (21 Credits)

Complete at least seven classical studies courses. Up to two additional Greek or Latin courses beyond those being used to fulfill the language requirement may be applied to this requirement.

No first year seminar courses may be applied toward this requirement.

With department approval, up to one course from another discipline may be applied to this requirement.

Capstone (3 Credits)

Take either CLSICS 387 - The Golden Age of Athens  or CLSICS 388 - The Golden Age of Rome . The research paper for either of these courses may be used as the capstone paper.

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