Classical Languages Undergraduate Certificate

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The foundation for how we communicate

Immerse yourself in one of the world’s most ancient languages: Latin or Greek.

Explore ancient texts and artifacts. Gain a better grasp of language, culture and history.

Possible career paths or opportunities

  • Archaeology
  • Exam preparation
    • Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
    • Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
    • Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Museums
  • Public humanities
  • Science

Choose your certificate

Contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center to declare a certificate in classical languages.

Classical Languages

This certificate allows students to build a background in one of the world’s most ancient languages (Greek or Latin). Students will interact with ancient texts and inscribed artifacts from ancient Mediterranean civilizations and delve into the etymology of romance languages, modern scientific and medical terminology, and legal terms. This certificate prepares students for the GRE, LSAT, MCAT tests, or a career in law, medicine, science, museums, archaeology, or public humanities.

Program requirements (14-15 hours)

  1. 11-12 hours from: GRK 101(3), 102(3), 201(3), 202(3); LTN 101(3), 102(3), 201(3), 202(3); LLT 102(2).
  2. One additional three-hour course numbered 200 or higher in GRK, LLT, or LTN as approved by an advisor.
  3. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.

Immersive academics

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