Upon graduation, a major in the Classics Department should be able to :

  • read Classical texts within their cultural and historical settings (Roman texts for Latin majors, Greek texts for Greek majors, and both for Classics majors);
  • read texts critically and analyze them closely;
  • write clearly and persuasively;
  • conduct basic research necessary for the study of the Classical world;
  • pursue graduate work in classics or a career in teaching Latin and/or Greek at the secondary school level