Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2024-2025 
    Jul 13, 2024  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Classics Minor - Greek Emphasis

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Classics Program Director: W. Marshall Johnston, Ph.D.


The classics minor introduces students to the language and thought of the ancient world from which many of the foundations of the modern world are derived (Judaism, Christianity, politics, philosophy, history, etc.). It prepares students for advanced study in biblical and religious studies, literature, history, law, philosophy, languages, the classics or other related areas.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Display mastery of the basics of at least one classical language.
  2. Enumerate ways the language of a people characterize their thought and worldview.
  3. Explicate the context of at least two epochs in which the classical languages were spoken.
  4. Read significant monuments of prose and poetry in at least one of the classical languages.
  5. Analyze the use of a classical language by an author or in an epoch through an extended philological study.

Locations Offered

Main Campus Fresno

Lower Division Major Prerequisites (4 units)

Required Courses (18-21 Units)

Select two of the following:

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