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Welcome to the Classics Program

Southwestern offers Majors in Classics, Latin, and Greek (and a Latin minor and Greek minor).

The Classics Program’s broad range of experiences prepares you for a variety of careers. While some of our students go on to further study in Classics, professional schools and business schools recognize that Classics is a rigorous major, which provides a serious intellectual foundation for work in any field. You can read various testimonials by clicking here

How does Classics inform the liberal arts? Click here.

Classics Stories

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    For nearly two decades, SU classics students have been part of a national conversation, thanks to Sunoikisis, a national consortium of Classics programs operating under the auspices of Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C. For a sample of a Sunoikisis class in action, click here (start at 21:14).
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    First year Latin students capture “Paideia Flashes” and present their observations at “From Every Voice”
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    Classics major Nicole Inskeep ’15  internship with Texas Historical Commission included working on the La Belle Shipwreck (1686)

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Advanced Latin student Morgan Gribble studies Roman antiquities on the SU Chorale Trip to Italy 2013: Colosseum

Advanced Latin student Morgan Gribble ’14 ends up in Rome with the SU Chorale the week a new pope is chosen