Sample Plan: Classics (BA)

The four-year plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample 4-Year Plan: Classics Major – Bachelor of Arts (BA)
FALL—Semester 1
LATN 150 Elementary Latin I or GREK 100 Elementary Greek I (or higher level by placement)
CLAS 261 Greek Literature in Translation or CLAS 262 Roman Literature in Translation (if available)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
SPRING—Semester 2
LATN 151 Elementary Latin II or GREK 101 Elementary Classical Green II (or higher level by placement)
CLAS 261 Greek Literature in Translation or CLAS 262 Roman Literature in Translation (if available)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
FALL—Semester 3
LATN 250 Intermediate Latin I or GREK 200 Intermediate Classical Greek I (or higher level)
LATN 150 Elementary Latin I or GREK 100 Elementary Classical Greek I (Elementary I of language not taken in first year)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Class toward minor or area of interest
SPRING—Semester 4
LATN 251 Intermediate Latin II or GREK 201 Intermediate Greek II (or higher level)
LATN 151 Elementary Latin II or GREK 101 Elementary Classical Greek II (Elementary II of language not taken in first year)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Class toward minor or area of interest
FALL—Semester 5
Third year Latin or Greek
Intermediate I Greek or Latin
CLAS 342 Greek Civilization or CLAS 352 Roman Civilization or CLAS 361 Greek & Roman Mythology or CLAS 363 Women & Gender in Antiquity (if available; two are needed for major)
Classics Area of Emphasis course(s)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Class toward minor or area of interest
SPRING—Semester 6
Third year Latin or Greek
Intermediate II Greek or Latin
Classics Area of Emphasis course(s)
CLAS 342 Greek Civilization or CLAS 352 Roman Civilization or CLAS 361 Greek & Roman Mythology or CLAS 363 Women & Gender in Antiquity (if available; two are needed for major)
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
Class toward minor or area of interest
FALL—Semester 7
CLAS 461 Capstone Experience
Classics Area of Emphasis course(s)
Class toward minor or area of interest
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
SPRING—Semester 8
CLAS 461 Capstone Experience (if not taken in Fall semester)
Classics Area of Emphasis course(s)
Class toward minor or area of interest
Liberal Studies Program (LSP) coursework
This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman’s Official Catalog.