University of California, Riverside

Comparative Literature and Languages



Classical Studies Program


Committee in Charge

  • Lisa Raphals, Ph.D., Director
  • Benjamin King, Ph.D., Classics
  • Christopher Simon, Ph.D., Classics

The Classical Studies minor offers students a fundamental understanding of classical language and culture which form the basis of much of western civilization. The minor naturally complements liberal arts degrees in many areas, including History, Art History, Philosophy, English, and Religious Studies. Students profit from the skills associated with a degree in the classics, such as enhancement of analytical and critical abilities, communication skills, and verbal proficiency.

  1. One course from CLA 010A, CLA 010B, CLA 010C, CLA 027A, or CLA 027B
  2. Either LATN 001, LATN 002, LATN 003, and LATN 004 (or equivalents) or GRK 001, GRK 002, and GRK 003 (or equivalents)
  3. One upper-division course (4 units) in either Latin or Greek
  4. Three courses from among the following (12 units)
    1. Greek at or above the 100 level
    2. Latin at or above the 100 level
    3. AHS 147, AHS 148, CLA 100/HISE 110, CLA 110 (E-Z)/LATN 110 (E-Z), CLA 112/CPLT 112/RLST 117, CLA 120 (E-Z), CLA 114/CPLT 114, CLA 165, CLA 190, GRK 190, LATN 190, PHIL 121Q, POSC 110, RLST 136, THEA 125E

See Minors under the College of Humanities , Arts, and Social Sciences in the Undergraduate Studies section of the catalog for additional information on minors.

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