Dec 03, 2023  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
College Catalog 2023-2024

Ancient Studies, Hebrew Major - Greek Latin and Ancient Mediterranean Studies

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Major Requirements

This major requires 10 credits. 

Majors in Ancient Studies choose one of three tracks: Hebrew, Greco-Roman and New Testament. Students are required to study at least one ancient language (Hebrew, Greek or Latin) and to be able to apply that language in a required two-semester independent research project. In preparation for this independent research project, each track requires students to take two language courses at the 200 level, and six courses relevant to the ancient world, choosing courses from those offered in the departments of Greek Latin and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, History, Religion, Visual Art and History of Art and Philosophy.

Students should complete the minimum language requirement by the end of the junior year. A minimum of two courses must be at the 300 level. All majors must complete a senior independent research project (two semesters).

Required Courses

  • REL 109 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible  
  • Two Hebrew courses (Students will work with Department Chair to choose these courses)
  • Three courses in Greek, Latin, and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, at or above the 200 level
  • Two-semester senior independent research project (this course is 1 credit per semester)

Two courses chosen from below:

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