Minor Requirements

Requirements

There are three minor concentrations:

  • Classical Civilization
  • Ancient Greek Language and Literature
  • Classical Latin Language and Literature

Completion of the Classical Civilization minor concentration requires a minimum of 18 credits, while completion of either the Ancient Greek or Classical Latin minor concentration requires a minimum of 21 credits. At least 9 of the credits in the minor must come from upper-division courses (300 level and above) completed in residence at UWM. The College requires that students attain at least a 2.0 GPA on all credits in the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.0 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including any transfer work.

Minor Concentration in Classical Civilization

The Classical Civilization minor concentration requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits, including the following:

Choose one from the following 100 level courses:3-4
Words Matter: How Greek and Latin Shape Our Language
Classical Mythology
First Semester Greek
First Semester Latin
Choose two from the following 200 level courses:6
Introduction to Greek Life and Literature
Introduction to Roman Life and Literature
Alexander the Great to Augustus
Ancient Egyptian Civilization
Select nine additional credits in Classic, Greek, or Latin courses at the 300 level or above. Examples include the following:9
The Life and Literature of Classical Athens: Herodotus and Dramatists
The Life and Literature of the Roman Empire
The Graeco-Roman World:
Ancient Epic Oral Traditions
Ancient Greek Religion
Hittite Myth and History
Egyptian Mythology
Readings in Ancient Greek Literature:
Readings in Classical Greek Prose:
Readings in Ancient Greek Poetry:
Readings in Latin Literature:
Readings in Latin Prose:
Readings in Latin Poetry:
Total Credits18-19

Minor Concentration in Ancient Greek Language and Literature

The Ancient Greek Language and Literature minor concentration requires completion of a minimum of 21 credits, including the following:

GREEK 103First Semester Greek4
GREEK 104Second Semester Greek4
GREEK 205Third Semester Greek (or equivalent)4
Select 6 credits in Greek at the 300 level or above6
Select 3 credits in Greek or Classic at the 300 level or above3
Total Credits21

Minor Concentration in Classical Latin Language and Literature

The Classical Latin Language and Literature minor concentration requires completion of a minimum of 21 credits, including the following:

LATIN 103First Semester Latin4
LATIN 104Second Semester Latin4
LATIN 205Third Semester Latin (or equivalent)4
Select 6 credits in Latin at the 300 level or above6
Select 3 credits in Latin or Classic at the 300 level or above3
Total Credits21