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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Class Schedule: Fall 2019
|*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|
|*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|
|*GRE 101||Elementary Ancient Greek|
|AGRE 451/751||Greek Philosophy II|
|GRE 699/899||Independent Study|
|*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|
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"
Undergraduate Courses: Latin
Undergraduate Courses: Modern Greek Studies
MGS 150: Modern Greek I
MGS 151: Modern Greek II
MGS 152: Modern Greek Conversation
MGS 316: Contemporary Culture of Greece
MGS 350: Greece and the Balkans
MGS 351: Venetians and Ottomans in the Eastern Mediterranean and Greece
MGS 352: From Glory to Debt: Greece from the 19th to the 21st Centuries
MGS 365: Modern Greek III
MGS 378: Athens
MGS 380: British and American Travellers to Greece
MGS 397: Greek American Literature
MGS 452: Forster, Durrell, and Cavafy
MGS 465: Modern Greek Poetry in Comparative Perspective
MGS 470: Modern Greek IV
MGS 497: Modern Greek Literature
MGS 510: The Byzantine Empire
MGS 555: Introduction to Modern Greek Literary Texts
MGS 699: Independent Study
Undergraduate Courses: Classics
Undergraduate Courses: Classical Archaeology
Undergraduate Courses: Ancient Greek
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...