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Welcome to the Classics Program

Southwestern offers Majors in Classics, Latin, and Greek (and a Latin minor and Greek minor).

The Classics Program’s broad range of experiences prepares you for a variety of careers. Some of our students go on to further study in Classics, but these rigorous majors are parts of a beautiful tapestry that set you up for careers in medicine, law, business, and many others. You can read various testimonials by clicking here

How does Classics inform the liberal arts? Click here.

Classics Stories

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    Grave goods recently excavated at Pylos rewrite history
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    Prof. Haskell comments on Mycenean Palace and Linear B Tablets dating to the 14th cent BCE discovered at Aghios Vassilios, south of Sparta
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    For nearly two decades, SU classics students have been part of a national conversation, thanks to Sunoikisis, a national consortium of Classics programs operating under the auspices of Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C. For a sample of a Sunoikisis class in action, click here (start at 21:14).

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Archaeology Headlines

Advanced Latin student Morgan Gribble studies Roman antiquities on the SU Chorale Trip to Italy 2013: Colosseum

Advanced Latin student Morgan Gribble ’14 ends up in Rome with the SU Chorale the week a new pope is chosen