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    Park Hall - Home of UGA Classics

    New to Classics? Take a course with us on campus or in Europe and acquire future-ready skills.

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    UGA Classics - Educating Students Abroad For Over 50 Years

    UGA Classics has educated students abroad since 1970. Faculty-led programs take students of all colleges and majors to Rome and throughout Italy and Europe to explore Classical Antiquity and its reception. 

Welcome

UGA Classics explores Greek and Roman culture (material; intellectual; religious) from Troy to Augustine; Classical languages and literatures (Greek, Latin, and in English translation); and the reception of Classical Antiquity with A.B. and M.A. degrees in Classics with multiple areas of emphasis. The Minor in Classical Culture complements degree programs across campus. New to Classics? Take a course with us on campus or in Europe and acquire future-ready skills.

Winning the future by studying the Classical past

The study of Classics, a rigorous academic program, provides future-ready skills to enhance careers in computer science; management information systems; finance and financial planning; engineering; statistics; biology; biochemistry; international affairs; political science; law; and training for careers in teaching; archaeology; historic preservation; museum and art information. Pursuing a degree in Classics promotes the development of sharp analytical and critical thinking skills, along with a comprehensive understanding of language and an appreciation for art and culture. Research and writing skills are also paramount. Visit career.uga.edu What can I do with a major in Classics? for a listing of career paths open to Classics graduates who acquire essential skills and abilities in Research; Critical Thinking; Communication; Teamwork/Collaboration and Global/Intercultural Fluency

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Latest News

UGA Classics Summer Institute classes met online this year. Among students enrolled: first-year MA student Cooper Hemphill. The following is a Q&A with Cooper (photo in front of a statue of Archimedes in Siracusa, Sicily).
The Forum Gallery in the UGA Department of Classics presents a Virtual Exhibition of John Linton Chapman's painting, "Via Appia" (1867).
Pictured here: Dr. John Nicholson, Director, with Classics Summer Institute alumni visiting Athens in 2018

Undergraduate Programs

UGA Classics explores Greek and Roman culture (material; intellectual; religious) from Troy to Augustine; Classical languages and literatures (Greek, Latin, and in English translation); and the reception of Classical Antiquity with A.B. and M.A. degrees in Classics with multiple areas of emphasis. The Minor in Classical Culture complements degree programs across campus. New to Classics? Take a course with us on campus or in Europe and acquire future-ready skills.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Education Abroad Mario Colosseum