Joint Major in History and Classics

A student electing a joint major will take at least six courses (24 hours) in the Department of History (as described below) and at least seven courses (28 hours) in the Department of Classics (as described below).


Six courses (24 hours) will be taken focusing on a subject area common to the two disciplines, and must be approved by the advisors.


  • Five courses (20 hours) in either Greek or Latin.

  • One course (4 hours) in classical civilization or art history.

  • One course (4 hours) in independent study for the writing of a senior thesis.