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General Education Requirements

The Department offers two courses that fulfill the Language component of the Perspectives on Diversity Requirement, ANCS 112 and 113; two courses that fulfill the International component of the Perspectives on Diversity requirement, ANCS 241 and 245; and ten courses that fulfill the Writing Intensive Requirement, ANCS 155, 241, 350, 351, 356, 357, 358, 359, 360 and 482. The Department also offers Earlham Seminars.

The Major

Eight of the following courses — at least one from section A and one from section B

  • Section A (Writing)
    • PHIL 155 Ancient Greek Philosophy
    • ANCS 350 Words and Works in Rome
    • ANCS 351 Words and Works in Ancient Greece
    • ANCS 356 Homeric Banquet
    • ANCS 371 Herodotus and the Persian War
  • Section B (Research)
    • ANCS 222 Greece and Rome in Film
    • ANCS 315 Pompeii: Life & Death
    • ANCS 346 Ovid's Metamorphoses
    • ANCS 357 Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World
    • ANCS 358 Greek and Roman Drama
  • Section C (Assorted)
    • ANCS 130 Damn the Gods
    • ANCS 241 Ancient Mediterranean History
    • ANCS 399 Topics in Ancient Culture

Three Latin Courses, or demonstration of 300-level proficiency by passing ANCS 342

  • ANCS 112 Classical Latin I
  • ANCS 113 Classical Latin II
  • ANCS 342 Reading Latin

Two Capstone Courses

  • ANCS 486 Senior Research
  • ANCS 488 Senior Capstone Experience

 

The Minor

Language Courses

  • ANCS 112 Classical Latin I and ANCS 113 Classical Latin II

OR

  • ANCS 342 Reading Latin

Additional Courses

  • Three ANCS courses at the 200-level or above