Classical Studies is concerned with the cultures of Ancient Greece and Rome - roughly from the time of Homer to the time of St. Augustine - in all of their aspects.

This program thus offers undergraduates an opportunity to study the cultures of Greece and Rome through the combined resources of the departments of History, Literature, Visual Arts, Theater and Dance, and Philosophy.

The study of Ancient Greek and Latin languages themselves serves as the starting point for the broader consideration of specific texts in their literary, intellectual, and historical context. Moreover, in cooperation with the Judaic Studies Program, students are provided the opportunity to link the study of Ancient Greece and Rome to that of the Ancient Near East.

Program Advising

Program Director

Monte Johnson

Office: Hum. & Social Sci. 8009
Phone: 822-4515
Email: mrj001@ucsd.edu
Website: www.montejohnson.info

Academic Advising

  • Course Recommendations
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Petition for Exception Approvals

Program Coordinator

Mitzy Martinez

Office: Hum. & Social Sci. 1005
Phone: 534-4551
Email: caesar@ucsd.edu

Administrative Advising

  • How to Petiton Exceptions 
  • Degree Audits
  • Basic Major/Minor Requirements
  • General Questions
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CAESAR Programs Coordinator

Mitzy Martinez
caesar@ucsd.edu
(858) 534-4551

Humanities & Social Sciences
First floor, Room 1005

Office Hours
Mon.-Fri, 8:00am - 4:30pm