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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

Eta Sigma Phi induction

On Friday, December 11, The Department of Classics was pleased to induct 20 students into Eta...

Infusing Ancient Lit with Hip-Hop to Create an Epic Mashup

"Ancient Epic Tales," a class taught at SFSU by Prof. Alexandra Pappas, Assistant Professor and...

Students Head on to Ph.D. Programs

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

SFSU @ Pompeii

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

Faculty Profile: Alexandra Pappas