Students wishing to pursue a minor in Classical Studies must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the Department's designated advisor . Appointments may be scheduled at 2160 Angell Hall.

Classical Studies : Contact InformationFaculty listing for the Department of Classical Studies

 

2160 Angell Hall | 435 South State Street | (734) 764-0360 (phone) | (734) 763-4959 (fax) | www.lsa.umich.edu/classics | e-mail: classics@umich.edu

Professor Sara L. Forsdyke, Chair (1/1/2014-6/30/2017)


Academics and Requirements


 

Classical Studies Advising

Students interested in the Department's majors in Greek, Latin, Classical Languages and Literatures, Classical Archaeology, Classical Civilization or Modern Greek major should check with the Department office for the name of the current advisor. Students interested in obtaining Teacher Certification in Latin should see Professor Deborah Ross.

Major advising for Modern Greek is provided by Professor Vassilios Lambropoulos and Artemis Leontis. Information about scheduling appointments is available from the department office.

The Department recommends that interested students see the department advisors as early as possible in order to plan their programs and avoid unnecessary scheduling conflicts.

Special Departmental Policies — Classical Studies

Special Departmental Policies

The department requires that a student earn a grade of at least C– in all language courses which are prerequisite for subsequent elections. A student should repeat any language course in which a D+ or lower grade is earned and which serves as a prerequisite to other courses which are to be elected. A grade of D+ signifies some achievement but denotes too weak a foundation for subsequent courses.

Classical Archaeology

Effective Fall 2012

The Academic minor in  Classical Archaeology is not open to students with a concentration in Classical Archaeology or Classical Civilization or any other academic minor in the Department of Classical Studies.

The academic minor in Classical Archaeology is intended to provide students with the opportunity to explore the archaeology and art of the ancient Mediterranean world. Students will acquire a broad archaeological , historical and cultural overview, before turning to more specific courses dealing with the artistic production and material conditions of Greek and Roman society.

Prerequisites to the Academic Minor: CLARCH 221, 222, or 323.

Academic Minor Program: At least 16 credits of courses, to be chosen from the following three categories as stated:

  1. Introductory courses: At least one broad introductory course in classical archaeology, other than the course elected to meet the prerequisite (CLARCH 221, 222, or 323).
  2. Civilization or History courses (Greek or Roman): At least one broad introductory course (CLCIV 101, 102,  302; HISTORY 200, 201).
  3. Upper-Level Classical Archaeology courses: At least three courses at the 300- or 400-level in CLARCH.

Classical Archaeology Academic Minor (through Summer 2012) +

Effective through Summer 2012

The academic minor in Classical Archaeology is intended to provide students with the opportunity to explore the archaeology and art of the ancient Mediterranean world. Students will acquire a broad archaeological , historical and cultural overview, before turning to more specific courses dealing with the artistic production and material conditions of Greek and Roman society.

Prerequisites to the Academic Minor: CLARCH 221, 222, or 323.

Academic Minor Program: At least 16 credits of courses, to be chosen from the following three categories as stated:

  1. Introductory courses: At least one broad introductory course in classical archaeology, other than the course elected to meet the prerequisite (CLARCH 221, 222, or 323).
  2. Civilization or History courses (Greek or Roman): At least one broad introductory course (CLCIV 101, 102; HISTORY 200, 201).
  3. Upper-Level Classical Archaeology courses: At least three courses at the 300- or 400-level in CLARCH.


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