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Classics M.A.

MA in Classical Languages

The MA in Classical Languages is for students who have proficiency in Latin, Greek, or both ancient languages. The degree requires a minimum 31 hours of graduate-level course work. This includes the Proseminar (1 hour), Classical Culture (3 hours), and thesis (3 hours). For the Greek and Latin track students take 18 hours in Greek and Latin courses; for an emphasis in Latin or Greek, they take 15 hours in the appropriate language. For the remainder of their course work students may select courses in Greek, Latin, classical civilization, ancient history, archaeology, art, philosophy, linguistics, or other related fields. All students must also demonstrate reading proficiency in German, French, or Italian. Students must pass a written examination on the Reading List in the spring semester of their first year. All students must complete a thesis which they defend at an oral examination in their final semester.

M.A. in Classical Languages, Greek Emphasis

This program provides students with an opportunity to pursue studies in Greek and Roman literature, history, archaeology, art, philosophy, and religion, with or without concentrating on the ancient languages, although some study in Latin and/or Greek is strongly encouraged.

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M.A. in Classical Languages, Latin Emphasis

This program provides students with an opportunity to pursue studies in Greek and Roman literature, history, archaeology, art, philosophy, and religion, with or without concentrating on the ancient languages, although some study in Latin and/or Greek is strongly encouraged.

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M.A. in Classical Languages, Latin & Greek Emphasis

This program provides students with an opportunity to pursue studies in Greek and Roman literature, history, archaeology, art, philosophy, and religion, with or without concentrating on the ancient languages, although some study in Latin and/or Greek is strongly encouraged.

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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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