Classical Studies (Greek)

The Greek classical studies concentration offers students a wide variety of opportunities to study the language, literature and culture of the ancient Greeks and Romans. This concentration is ideal for those students interested in pursuing a classical education in conjunction with another concentration.


  • Students must complete a minimum of 28 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Five semesters of ancient Greek (17 credit hours; GRK 301 and 302 may be repeated for credit) is required.
  • A minimum of 6 upper division hours must be taken with courses offered in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Language 16 hours Required

GRK 101 Elementary Ancient Greek (5)

GRK 201 Intermediate Ancient Greek (5) (Prerequisites: GRK 101 with a grade of C or better)

GRK 301 Ancient Greek Literature I, HU (3) (Prerequisites: GRK 201 with a grade of C or better)

GRK 302 Ancient Greek Literature II, HU (3) (Prerequisites: GRK 301 with a grade of C or better)

Electives 12 Hours Required
6 Upper Division Elective Hours Required
Choose elective courses from the following:

APH 313 History of Architecture I (L or HU) & G & H (3)

ARS 402 Art of Ancient Egypt, HU & H (3) (Prerequisites: ARS 101 or ARS 102 with C or better)

ARS 404 Greek Art, HU & H (3) (Prerequisites: ARS 101 with C or better; junior standing; credit for ARS 404 or ARS 504 only)

ARS 406 Roman Art, HU & H (3) (Prerequisites: ARS 101, & ARS 102 with a grade of D or better)

ARS 410 Early Christian and Byzantine Art, HU (3)

ENG 303 Classical Backgrounds of English Literature, HU (3)

HST 347 Ancient Greece, SB & H (3)

HST 348 Rome, SB & H (3)

HST 349 the Early middle Ages, (HU or SB) & H (3)

HST 350 the Later middle Ages, (HU or SB) & H (3)

HST 362 Sex and Society in Classical and Medieval Europe, SB & H (3)

HST 373 Roman History I: Foundations and Republic (3) 

HST 374 Roman History II: The Roman Empire (3)

HST 495 Politics in the Ancient Greek World, L (3)

LAT 421 Roman Literature, HU (3)

PHI 328 OR PHI 301 History of Ancient Philosophy, HU & H (3)

POS 340 History of Political Philosophy I, HU & H (3)

REL 315 Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) ((L or HU) & H) (3)

REL 316 Literary Readings of the Hebrew Bible (L or HU) (3)

REL 371 New Testament (HU) (3)

REL 375 Lost Scriptures, Lost Christianities (HU) (3)

REL 396 Women in the Bible (3)

SLC 344 Classics and Comics (3)

SLC 345 Ancient Greece I: Bronze Age through the Peloponnesian War (3)

SLC 346 Ancient Greece II: Late Classical and Hellenistic Period (SB & H) (3)

SLC 360 Greece and Rome at War (3)

SLC 361 Roman Religion (HU) (3)

SLC 362 Ancient Greek Religion (3) 

SLC 373 Roman History I Foundations and Republic (3)

SLC 374 Roman History II The Roman Empire (3)

SLC 444 Heroes, Ancient and Modern (L or HU) (3)


All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.

BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:

  • A meeting with your academic advisor to:
    Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
    Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration

  • One course meeting general studies MA requirement
  • ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
  • Minimum 2.00 GPA

Required Courses (12 credit hours):

BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)

BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better

BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
     Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
     Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better

For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines: Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses

For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop: Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop

Transfer to ASU

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult for verification.









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