Requirements: Ancient Greek

Establish a strong foundation in the roots of Western art, history, and civilization, as well as the ways in which creative imagination and cultural production are linked to these historical and cultural processes.

Students must master Ancient Greek at least to the level Intermediate Greek II (GK 3070 with minimum grade C or placement) and take the following courses:


One course from the following (4 credits)

  • AH 1000 Introduction to Western Art I
  • AH 2011 Ancient Art and Architecture
  • CL 1025 The World, the Text, and the Critic I
  • CL/ES 2018 Introduction to Ancient Greece and Rome
  • HI 1001 History of Western Civilization up to 1500
  • HI 1005 World History to 1500
  • PL 1100 History of Philosophy I: Ancient and Medieval
  • GK/CL 4070 Advanced Study in Ancient Greek with a suitable reading program (e.g. selections from Greek historians).


Four courses in Ancient Greek (16 credits)

Either courses from the Ancient Greek program (GK 1005, GK 1006, GK 2005, GK/CL 3070 and GK/CL 4070) or courses offered with the ClassicsBridge option (4 credits + 1 credit directed study). This can be any course in which coursework includes readings of literature or other written sources in Ancient Greek, e.g. the overview courses above, if not taken to fulfill the overview requirement.