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Classics

Why Study Classics? Business

SiStock_000013651382Small_edtudents study the Classics to prepare  for a variety of careers in business.

 

 

 

 

“Until I started working for a cycling team the Latin was a little less obvious, but now I have to communicate with native Ryan ParksFrench, Italian and Spanish speakers all the time. Knowing the structure of romantic (i.e., Latin-based) languages helps immensely, even when they are speaking to me in English. At the time I took Latin from Dr. Haskell, I was just enjoying reading ancient Latin texts with him − I certainly didn’t know how useful it would be later on.” (Ryan Parks ‘01, CFO of a major cycling team)