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Department of Classical Studies

Minor in Classical Civilization

Students on Summer 2024, Fall 2024, or Spring 2025 requirements CLCVMIN

Requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Introductory Course. One (1) course:
    • CLAS-C 101 Ancient Greek Culture
    • CLAS-C 102 Roman Culture
    • CLAS-C 211 Ancient Athletics: Greeks, Romans, and Us
    • CLAS-C 212 Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  2. Emphasis. Choose one of the following:
    • Culture and Literature.
      1. Introduction to Mythology. One (1) course:
        • CLAS-C 205 Classical Mythology
        • CLAS-C 405 Comparative Mythology
      2. Culture and Literature Electives. Three (3) courses:
        • CLAS-C 305
        • CLAS-C 308 Roman Law
        • CLAS-C 310 Classical Drama
        • CLAS-C 311 Classical Epics
        • CLAS-C 321 Classical Myth and Culture in Film
        • CLAS-C 327 Nature and the Environment in Classical Antiquity
        • CLAS-C 350 Greek Literature in Translation
        • CLAS-C 351 Change and Innovation in Greece
        • CLAS-C 360 Roman Literature in Translation
        • CLAS-C 361 Ancient Roman Revolutions
        • CLAS-C 362 Later Latin Literature in Translation
        • CLAS-C 397 Classical Civilization Abroad
        • CLAS-C 365
        • CLAS-X 490 Individual Reading in Classics (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
        • CLAS-X 491 Individual Reading in Greek (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
        • CLAS-X 492 Individual Reading in Latin (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
        • HIST-B 348 Byzantine History
        • HIST-C 320 The Rise and Fall of the Roman Republic
        • HIST-C 325 The Roman Empire
        • HIST-C 376 Greek History: Bronze Age to the Persian Wars
        • HIST-C 377 Greek History: The Persian Wars to the Legacy of Alexander
        • HIST-C 388 Roman History
        • HIST-C 390 The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
    • Art and Archaeology.
      1. Introduction to Classical Art and Archaeology. One (1) course:
        • CLAS-C 206 Classical Art and Archaeology
      2. Classical Art and Archaeology Electives. Three (3) courses:
        • CLAS-C 305
        • CLAS-C 395 Topics in Classical Art and Archaeology
        • CLAS-C 396 Classical Archaeology Abroad
        • CLAS-C 409 Roman Literature and Art
        • CLAS-C 412 The Art and Archaeology of the Aegean
        • CLAS-C 413 The Art and Archaeology of Greece
        • CLAS-C 414 The Art and Archaeology of the Roman World
        • CLAS-C 419
        • CLAS-C 420 Topography and Monuments of Athens
        • CLAS-C 421 Topography and Monuments of Ancient Rome
        • CLAS-C 422 Greek Sculpture
        • CLAS-C 423 Ancient Painting
        • CLAS-C 425 Greek and Roman Sanctuaries
        • CLAS-C 430 Roman Borderlands
        • CLAS-X 490 Individual Reading in Classics (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
        • CLAS-X 491 Individual Reading in Greek (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
        • CLAS-X 492 Individual Reading in Latin (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
        • ANTH-P 375 Food in the Ancient World
        • HIST-B 348 Byzantine History
        • HIST-C 320 The Rise and Fall of the Roman Republic
        • HIST-C 325 The Roman Empire
        • HIST-C 376 Greek History: Bronze Age to the Persian Wars
        • HIST-C 377 Greek History: The Persian Wars to the Legacy of Alexander
        • HIST-C 388 Roman History
        • HIST-C 390 The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  3. Minor GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
    1. Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    2. Minor Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    3. Minor Upper Division Credit Hours. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    4. Minor Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.

Minor Area Courses

Unless otherwise noted below, the following courses are considered in the academic program and will count toward academic program requirements as appropriate:

  • Any course contained on the course lists for the academic program requirements at the time the course is taken—as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent—except for those listed only under Addenda Requirements
  • Any course directed to a non-Addenda requirement through an approved exception

This program of study cannot be combined with the following:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Classical Civilization (CLCVBA)

Exceptions to and substitutions for minor requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.