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Classical Studies: Frequently Asked Questions

Please see below for responses to commonly asked questions. If you have further questions, please contact the Classical Studies program through the Virtual Advising Center (VAC).

Can I take courses P/NP for the Classical Studies major or minor?

No, P/NP courses cannot be used towards the major or minor; courses must be taken for a letter grade and be passed with a grade of C– or better.

Do I have to know Latin or Greek to minor?

A knowledge of the ancient languages is not required for the minor; however, you are welcome to take Latin or Greek courses to count towards the minor.

Can I test into a higher level of Greek or Latin?

Yes, please contact the literature department through the Virtual Advising Center (VAC) for testing and placement information.