2017-2018 Catalog 
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2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Classics: Concentration in Greek and Latin

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This program is recommended for students interested in graduate study in Classics, or with an interest in comparative literature, linguistics, art history, archaeology, or ancient history, or who simply wish to develop a high level of general education.

I. Required courses in the major—at least 36 hours, including:

21 hours of Greek and Latin language courses (with at least 6 hours in each language) chosen from:

9 hours chosen from:

CLAS 211 212  (if they are taken before enrolling in upper-level language courses), 300‐400 level Classics language courses, additional Classical Civilization courses, or special topics courses covering Greek and Latin themes. Using special topics courses to fulfill major requirements needs prior approval of the department chair.

II. Required courses outside major—None

Courses dealing with the Greco-Roman world offered by other departments may be substituted for the Classical Civilization course with prior approval of department chair. Competency at the intermediate level in French or German is recommended.

III. Other departmental requirements:

Major and oral competency will be demonstrated by a comprehensive departmental examination consisting of 3 hours of written Greek and Latin translation, one hour of essays on Classical culture, a one-hour oral examination on literature, history and culture based on student readings over the course of study. Formal presentation of research conducted in CLAS 498 will be part of the demonstration of competency. Writing and Information Literacy competencies will be demonstrated in CLAS 498.

Liberal Arts Core (LAC)

For additional information about the Liberal Arts Core and the specific courses that fulfill the requirements, visit the Office of the Registrar website, https://registrar.unca.edu/liberal-arts-core.

Liberal Arts Core Requirements

The credit hours listed are the minimum required.

Requirement Credits
First-Year Colloquium 3
Academic Writing and Critical Inquiry 4
Humanities 12
Laboratory Science 4
Scientific Perspectives 3
Quantitative Perspectives 4
Social Science 3
Second Language (proficiency through the 2nd semester) 0-4
Arts and Ideas 3
Senior Capstone 4
Diversity Intensive 3
Information Literacy Intensive Fulfilled within the major
Writing Intensive Fulfilled within the major


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