If you want to go beyond typical language studies and immerse yourself in the first languages on Earth, consider majoring in classical studies at UND. By learning Greek and Latin with help from ancient authors like Cicero and Vergil, you’ll gain a unique perspective on the languages to help you understand the formation of modern tongue and much more.
Take a leap into the past by studying the greatest authors of all time and learning new perspectives. Socrates and Homer will guide you through their works while you learn their native language. Some courses you’ll take are:
- First Year Greek
- First Year Latin
- Greek and Roman Art
- Latin Prose
- Introduction to Classical Mythology
- The Ancient Near East
- Classical Greek and Hellenistic Philosophy
- Ancient Greece
- Ancient Rome
Studying abroad is a fantastic way to bolster your classical studies education. UND Education Abroad partners with eight organizations to offer over 300 different study abroad opportunities; one of which is an exchange program with the American College of Thessaloniki in Greece.
Although it seems unlikely, studying any ancient or modern language will help you immensely in almost any career. By being able to make connections with people of different cultures and backgrounds, you’ll be able to interpret writings and speech patterns more critically, making communication easier and faster.
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