Classics Major: Classical Languages & Literatures Option B.A.
What is the study of classical languages and literatures?
In choosing the classical languages and literatures degree option, you’ll study ancient Greek and Roman history, philosophy and language, exploring the cultural foundations of Western civilization. This option includes language requirements in Greek and Latin, preparing you for graduate studies in the classics or teaching Latin at the secondary school level. Classical studies provide an excellent liberal arts foundation and you also will be well prepared for work or further studies in fields such as business, communications, law and medical school.
Why study classical languages and literature at UNH?
At UNH, you’ll have the opportunity to pursue your own interests and will be encouraged to study course offerings outside the classics department in areas such as archaeology, ancient philosophy, linguistics and English literature. We are part of the consortium of universities that supports the Intercollegiate Center for the Classical Studies in Rome, and our department also manages a popular January-term course in the ancient city, as well as programs in Greece and Budapest.