In classical languages and classical studies you will investigate the crucial role which language and culture play in the formation of every human being, and especially the critical significance of Greek and Roman cultures in understanding the Bible and the Christian tradition.
You have a choice of major and minor programs in Classical Languages (Greek & Latin together or separately), Latin education, and Classical Studies (interdisciplinary study of the ancient Mediterranean world). Course options include not only Greek and Latin at all levels, but also classical art & architecture, archeology, ancient history, literature, and mythology.
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Be a student tutor in Greek or Latin; participate in SPQR, the student classics club; join study tours or Greece or Italy in January, work with a faculty member as a pain McGregor Summer Research Fellow; do an internship with a local non-profit agency through the Comenius Program; explore options in Christian ministry through the Jubilee Fellows Program
(27-33 semester hours)
Dollar amounts reflect awards given for the 2012-13 academic year.
Interested in teaching? You can gain certification in Classical Languages as a:
Calvin's teacher education program also contains education-specific course requirements that you must complete prior to certification. See course requirements for: