Jun 22, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 [Archived Catalog]

Classical Civilization Minor

Minor code OR5214

College of Arts and Sciences  
Classics and Religious Studies Department   
Ellis 201B
Phone: 740.597.2100

Loren Lybarger, contact person

Program Overview

Students interested in the classical world can minor in classical civilization, and take courses in a wide range of subjects. While language courses at the 2000-level and above can count toward the minor, you do not have to study Latin or Greek to complete the minor. Students majoring in history, English, fine arts and anthropology have taken the minor.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

While the minor in classical civilization does not prepare you for a specific career or graduate program, your studies in classics will help prospective employers or admissions committees take note of your Ohio University degree. The classics minor will give you some focused instruction and practice in the reading and analysis of important classical texts that raise fundamental questions about our culture and society.


Minor Hours Requirement

The classical civilization minor requires a minimum of 16 hours.

Classical Civilization Core Requirements

Greek Civilization

Complete one of the following courses:

Roman Civilization

Complete one of the following courses:

2000-Level Elective

Complete 3 hours from the following list of courses. Courses completed for core requirements cannot also be used for electives.

Colloquium in Classics and World Religions

Complete the following course: