Classical Studies (B.A.)
Immerse yourself in some of the world’s most ancient languages and literatures with a major in Classical Studies at UND.
Explore the origins of Western civilization with a deep dive into the classics. Studying Greek, Latin and the greatest authors of all time broadens your perspective and offers valuable lessons about humanity.
- Program type:
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
- 120 (major), 28 (minor)
Why Study Classical Studies at UND?
The study of Latin and Greek opens a window into the roots of Western civilization and the origins of modern language. As a Classical Studies student at UND, you'll study great authors like Homer and Socrates, learn some of the world's most ancient languages, and prepare to thrive in any career.
As a Classical Studies major, you can focus on Latin, Greek, or both Latin and Greek. Each option combines language study with multidisciplinary coursework in subjects such as history, political science, religion and philosophy, giving you a broad perspective on classical culture. You may also complete a minor in Classical Studies.
Studying the classics builds skills and competencies such as critical and analytical thinking, writing and oral communication, research, problem solving and creativity — the skills that are most in demand in the workplace.