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Welcome to the Department of
Classics

Offering the only M.A. in Classics in the California State University, this department offers a deep focus on archaeology and art of the ancient world, in addition to languages and literature. Students also have the opportunity to work on an excavation in Pompeii, Italy.

News & Updates

11th Bertrand Lecturer Announced

Joseph Farrell, Professor of Classics at the University of Pennsylvania, is scheduled to give...

Students Head on to Ph.D. Programs

Four students have been accepted, with full funding, to doctoral programs in classics this fall...

Scholarship Winners Announced

The department is pleased to announce this year’s scholarship winners. The Richard Trapp...

SFSU @ Pompeii

Learn more about the archaeological field internship programme conducted each summer at the site of ancient Pompeii, Italy!

Faculty Profile: Alexandra Pappas