Loyola University Maryland

Department of Classics

Classics Major

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Requirements

  • Eight courses in Latin beyond two years of secondary school Latin or their college equivalent (LT101, LT102). Advanced Greek reading courses may be substituted for Latin electives. The Senior Honors Thesis (CL 450) is an Honors option available to qualified senior majors. The course involves an independent study and a thesis, and it may be substituted for up to two Latin electives.
  • Latin Prose Composition (LT300 )
  • Four courses in Greek (GK101-104)

Program of Courses

Freshman Year

Fall Term
  • HS101 History of Modern Western Civilization**
  • LT103 Intermediate Latin*
  • Math/Science Core**
  • Social Science Core**
  • Elective

Spring Term

  • LT104 Latin Golden Age Prose and Poetry*
  • CM100 Effective Writing**
  • Math/Science Core**
  • Social Science Core**
  • Elective

Sophomore Year

Fall Term

  • EN130 Understanding Literature**
  • PL201 Foundations of Philosophy**
  • Math/Science Core**
  • Latin Elective*
  • TH 201 Introduction to Theology** or Elective

Spring Term

  • PL200-Level Philosophical Perspectives Course**
  • English Core**
  • History Core**
  • Latin Elective*
  • Theology Core or Elective

Junior Year

Fall Term

  • GK101 Introductory Greek I*
  • TH201 Introduction to Theology** or Elective
  • Latin Elective*
  • Non-Departmental Elective
  • Elective

Spring Term

  • GK102 Introductory Greek II*
  • Theology Core** or Elective
  • Latin Elective*
  • Non-Departmental Elective
  • Elective

Senior Year

Fall Term

  • GK103 Introduction to Attic Prose*
  • LT300 Latin Prose Composition*
  • Fine Arts Core**
  • Latin Elective*
  • Elective

Spring Term

  • GK104 Greek Literature*
  • Ethics Core**
  • Latin Elective*
  • Non-Departmental Elective
  • Elective

* Required for major. Greek electives may be substituted for Latin electives.

** Terms may be interchanged.

GK101, GK102 , or two years of secondary school Greek are prerequisites for all other Greek courses.
LT101, LT102 , or two years of secondary school Latin are prerequisites for all other Latin courses.