Minor in Classics

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The field of classics consists of the study of the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome, including their languages and literature, history and archaeology. A minor in classics is an excellent complement to any major and provides a solid foundation for students interested in the development of Western Civilization.

Degree Requirements

The Minor in Classics requires 18 credit hours of coursework.

Acceptance Criteria

Students wishing to pursue a Minor in Classics must complete all General Education Requirements with a minimum 2.0 GPA.  

Student Testimonials

"I am forever grateful to the University at Buffalo's Department of Classics for its amazing professors, for the close-knit community it provided, and for the opportunities my degree has given me."
– Gabriel Malone, BA '06