History and Classics

BA in Ancient and Medieval History

Major and Minor in Ancient and Medieval History

Major Requirements

  • HIST 290 - Introduction to Historiography (★3)

★12 Ancient History selected from the following of which at least ★3 must be taken at the 400-level:

  • CLASS 254 - Introduction to Greek Art and Archaeology
  • CLASS 255 - Introduction to Roman Art and Archaeology
  • CLASS 261 - Women, Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World
  • CLASS 280 - Introduction to Ancient Greek History
  • CLASS 282 - Introductory Roman History I
  • CLASS 283 - Introductory Roman History II
  • CLASS 294 - Ancient Science, Technology, and Medicine
  • CLASS 299 - Topics in the Ancient World
  • CLASS 303 - Religion in Greco-Roman Antiquity
  • CLASS 354 - Topics in Greek Civilization *
  • CLASS 355 - Topics in Roman Civilization *
  • CLASS 356 - Topics in Ancient Art
  • CLASS 360
  • CLASS 375 - History of Medicine in the Ancient World
  • CLASS 376 - Early Civilization I
  • CLASS 377
  • CLASS 380 - History of Palestine
  • CLASS 387
  • CLASS 399 - Topics in the Ancient World *
  • CLASS 400
  • CLASS 459
  • CLASS 463 - Topics in Roman History
  • CLASS 473 - Topics in Classical Archaeology
  • CLASS 478 - Topics in Roman Art
  • CLASS 479
  • CLASS 480 - Topics in the Archaeology of the Roman Provinces
  • CLASS 481 - Topics in Greek History
  • CLASS 499 - Individual Study of Historical and Archaeological Problems
  • HIST 324
Note: *Eligible when the topic is on ancient history or archaeology, but not literature.

★12 Medieval History selected from the following of which at least ★3 must be taken at the 400-level:

  • HIST 207 - Pre-Modern Europe I
  • HIST 212 - Pre-Modern Europe II
  • HIST 228 - The Early History of the British Peoples
  • HIST 272 - Religion in History *
  • HIST 297 - The History of Christianity
  • HIST 300 - Topics in European History *
  • HIST 313 - Medieval and Early Imperial Russia
  • HIST 328
  • HIST 329
  • HIST 331
  • HIST 396
  • HIST 397 - History of Science I
  • HIST 403 - Topics in Medieval European History
  • HIST 420 - Topics in the History of Early Modern Europe
  • HIST 421 - Topics in the History of Europe *
  • HIST 428 - Topics in the History of Christianity *
  • HIST 429 - Topics in British History *
  • HIST 430
  • HIST 431
  • HIST 498 - Directed Study *

Note: *Eligible when the topic is on medieval history.

★3 further senior level approved CLASS or HIST

Selected from ★12 Ancient History or ★12 Medieval History above.

Students majoring in Ancient and Medieval History are strongly encouraged to take:
  • A minimum of ★6 in Latin or Greek, which may also fulfil the LOE requirement in the BA program.

Two of

  • CLASS 103 - Introduction to Ancient Greece
  • CLASS 104 - Introduction to Ancient Rome
  • CLASS 110 - The Ancient World
  • HIST 110 - The Pre-Modern World

Minor Requirements

A minimum of ★18 selected from the senior-level courses listed above including:

  • ★9 in Ancient History courses
  • ★9 Medieval History courses
  • ★3 at the 400-level