Undergraduate Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Classics

The Bachelor of Arts in Classics is an interdisciplinary program that provides students with the means to explore the ancient cultures of the Mediterranean and Near East, including Egypt.

The Department of Classics offers the following degrees and programs.

  • B.A. in Classics
  • Minor in Classics
  • Minor in Modern Greek Studies
  • Teaching Credential Single Subject Latin
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Spring Lecture Series

2019: The 27th Annual Spring Lecture Series: Whose Classics?

  • Meas Esse Aliquid Putare Nugas: "Small Things" and Economic Justice in Classics
  • My Classics Will Be Integrated, Or...
  • Our Classics: Ancient Myth in the Community
  • Whose Classics? Whose Heritage? Classical Archaeology and the "Loss of Innocence"

Advising Resource Center

The College of Liberal & Creative Arts established the student Advising Resource Center (ARC) to provide multiple support services to students. You can receive information regarding requirements for your degree, petitions, financial aid, tutoring, student clubs, events, careers and much more.

Advising Resource Center

Student Forum

The Classics Students Association is pleased to announce this year's Student Forum.  The Student Forum offers an opportunity for students of the ancient world, both from SFSU and from the Bay Area community, to present their research to their peers and faculty.

The Student Forum will take place 10am-2pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018 in HUM 114.  Food and drink will be provided.

  • "Blood, Milk, and Honey: Roman Female Ritualized Mourning as a Form of Funeral Offering" by Kathleen Narayan
  • "Mare Nostrum, or Is It?" by Victoria Hodges
  • "Darkness Helps Us to Feel Holy: The Classical Conception of Witchcraft in Sixteenth-Century Europe" by David Hlusak
  • "Lydopatheis: Perceptions of Eastern Feminine Appearance in Anacreontic Vases" by Stephanie Polos
  • "Applying Archaeoastronomy to 'Nyx' on the Altar of Zeus" by Luke Loper

For more information, please contact the Classics Students Association at csa.sfstate@gmail.com.

Class Schedule: Spring 2019

CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
*CLAR 250 Archaeology of the Ancient World
 CLAR 425B Roman Art and Archaeology
 CLAR 532/832 Greek & Roman Wall Painting
 CLAR 699/899 Independent Study
   
CLASSICS  
*CLAS 210 Introduction to Greek & Roman Literature
*CLAS 230 Ancient Epic Tales
*CLAS 240 Greek & Roman Drama
*CLAS 260 Greek & Roman Mythology
*CLAS 280B The Ancient World in Film
*CLAS 415B Ancient Roman Literature
 CLAS 510B The Byzantine Empire
ACLAS 690/890 Edit & Publish Classics Journal
 CLAS 697 Honors Thesis
 CLAS 699/899 Independent Study
 CLAS 896/896EXM Directed Reading: Classics
 CLAS 898 Master's Thesis/Creative Work
   
GREEK  
 GRE 202 Intermediate Ancient Greek
AGRE 465/765 Hellenistic Poetry
 GRE 699/899 Independent Study
   
LATIN  
 LATN 202 Intermediate Latin
ALATN 446/746 Roman Epic II
 LATN 699/899 Independent Study
   
MODERN GREEK STUDIES
*MGS 151 Modern Greek II
 MGS 510B The Byzantine Empire
 MGS 699 Independent Study
   
*Approved for General Education
APaired  
BCross-listed  
CTentatively Scheduled
   
N.B.  This is a tentative schedule, and is subject to change.

 

Class Schedule: Fall 2019

CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
*CLAR 250 Archaeology of the Ancient World
 CLAR 420B Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece
*CLAR 500B Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt
ACLAR 545/845 Pompeii & Herculaneum
 CLAR 699/899 Independent Study
   
CLASSICS  
*CLAS 210 Introduction to Greek & Roman Literature
*CLAS 230 Ancient Epic Tales
*CLAS 240 Greek & Roman Drama
*CLAS 260 Greek & Roman Mythology
*CLAS 280B The Ancient World in Film
*CLAS 410B Ancient Greek Literature
*CLAS 490 History of Ideas in the Ancient Classical World
*CLAS 582B Tales from Ancient India: Hinduism and Buddhism
ACLAS 690/890 Edit & Publish Classical Journal
 CLAS 697 Honors Thesis
 CLAS 699/899 Independent Study
ACLAS 896/896EXM Directed Reading: Classics
 CLAS 898 Masters Thesis/Creative Work
   
GREEK  
*GRE 101 Elementary Ancient Greek
 GRE 301 Greek Prose and Poetry
AGRE 451/751 Greek Philosophy II
 GRE 699/899 Independent Study
   
LATIN  
*LATN 101 Elementary Latin
ALATN 461/761 Roman Historiography II
 LATN 699/899 Independent Study
   
MODERN GREEK STUDIES
*MGS 150 Modern Greek I
   
*Approved for General Education
APaired  
BCross-listed  
CTentatively scheduled

 

Study Abroad Opportunities

  • Pompeii, Italy, Archaeological Internship Programme
  • Archaeological Institute of America Summer programs and/or excavations
  • Summer Program in Rome: Latin, Archaeology, Roman Pottery
  • College Year in Athens
  • And More...