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Classical Languages Minor

Christ College

The Value of a College Minor

By declaring a minor, you’ll have the opportunity to pursue interests that might lie outside of your major. Gaining extra knowledge in an area that interests you can also help you in your future career! Not only will your skills and knowledge be more well-rounded, but you’ll also prove to future employers that you’re willing to work hard and exceed their expectations.


  • Classical Languages Minor
  • 22 Units
  • GRE 101: Greek I
  • 4

This course will study the fundamentals of the ancient Greek language including morphology, syntax, and vocabulary for reading simple passages of Greek prose.

  • GRE 102: Greek 2
  • 4

A continuation of GRE 101. Prerequisite: GRE 101 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better.

  • LAT 101: Fundamentals of Latin I
  • 4

This course will study the fundamentals of the Latin language including morphology, syntax, and vocabulary for reading simple passages of Latin prose and poetry.

  • LAT 102: Fundamentals of Latin II
  • 4

A continuation of LAT 101. Prerequisite: LAT 101 or equivalent.

  • Choose 6 units from the following:
  • GRE 301: Greek Readings*
  • 3

Readings of selected portions of the ancient Greek Biblical and classical texts with special emphasis on building translation skills through a review of morphology and syntax as well as the acquisition of the new vocabulary. Prerequisites: C- or better in GRE 101, GRE 102. May be repeated for credit.

  • LAT 301: Latin Readings
  • 3

Rapid readings and translation of classical and medieval Latin texts. Topics may include prose authors (Cicero, Caesar, Livy, Tacitus), poets (Catullus, Virgil, Horace, Ovid), medieval literature (Augustine through the Reformation), and prose composition. Prerequisites: C- or better in LAT 101 and LAT 102. May be repeated for credit.

* May choose the same subject prefix if the topic is different for each offering.

Current students, please note: The requirements listed here may not reflect the most current courses for this minor and may not be the requirements for the catalog year you are following to complete your minor. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for official requirements you must meet to qualify.

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