Undergraduate Program (BA)

Classics

The study of Classics isn't just the stuff of ivory towers. Study contemporary issues through the lens of courses in classical humanities, archaeology, ancient art, culture, history, mythology and more. Graduate ready for a successful career in business, law, medicine or journalism.

Sample Four-Year Classics Course Sequence

First Year

First Semester Semester Hours
Latin 101 or Greek 101 3
Creative Perspective 3
Philosophy 100: Ethics as Intro to Philosophy 3
English 101: English Composition 3
First Year Seminar 3
Second Semester Semester Hours
Latin 102 or Greek 102 3
Classics Elective 3
Theology 111: Theological Foundations 3
Historical Perspective 3
Mathematical Perspective 3

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Sophomore

First Semester Semester Hours
Latin 211 or Greek 211 3
Writing Intensive Elective 3
Philosophical Perspective 3
Scientific Perspective 3
Humanities Elective 3
Second Semester Semester Hours
Latin 212 or Greek 212 3
Natural Science Elective 3
Theological Perspective 3
English 205: Literature and Moral Imagination 3
Social Science Elective 3

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Junior

First Semester Semester Hours
Latin or Greek Elective 3
Diversity Elective 3
Oral Communications Elective 3
Quantitative Reasoning Elective 3
Foreign Language 101 3
Second Semester Semester Hours
Latin or Greek Elective 3
E/RS Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
Foreign Language 102 3

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Senior

First Semester Semester Hours
Capstone Thesis 3
Latin or Greek Elective 3
Foreign Language 201 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
Second Semester Semester Hours
Capstone Thesis 3
Latin or Greek Elective 3
Foreign Language 202 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

MBA

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This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major.
Consult the official Xavier University catalog for detailed registration and advising information.

Sample Courses

Xavier is known for providing an education that’s both challenging and personal. Here are some courses that are part of the Classics major at Xavier:

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97% of Xavier graduates are employed, enrolled in a full-time graduate program or volunteering within six months of graduation.

97%

of Xavier graduates are employed, enrolled in a full-time graduate program or volunteering within six months of graduation.

STAND OUT THAT'S THE XAVIER DIFFERENCE

SEE THE WORLD

Study abroad in Greece, where you can take for-credit courses in theology, social sciences and fine arts. Course work is prepared beforehand and presented onsite, so if your presentation is about the Parthenon, you'll give your presentation at the Parthenon.

STUDENT RESEARCH

With the help of faculty, you can complete high-level research projects and present findings at student conferences such as the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) and the Miami Undergraduate Conference in Classics.

GET CONNECTED

By joining the Senior Classical League, you will be able to interact with all Classics students across the department, and attend frequent events and conferences. You will also be able to attend national lectures sponsored by the Cincinnati chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America.

Xavier by the numbers

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AVERAGE SIZE OF CLASSES

65,000+

XAVIER GRADUATES ACROSS THE GLOBE

91%

OF SENIORS RATE THEIR EXPERIENCE AS GOOD OR EXCELLENT

30+

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