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College
Department
Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies

109 Satterfield Hall
Tel: 330-672-2150
Fax: 330-672-4009
Web: www.kent.edu/cas/mcls
 

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

I. DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE (1 credit)
Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (15 credits)*  Courses count in major GPA 
Type Course Title Credits
  CLAS 21201 English Words from Classical Elements 3
KHU   21404 The Greek Achievement 3
KHU   21405 The Roman Achievement 3
WIC   41304

41503
Latin Literature in Translation**
or
Greek Literature in Translation**
3
    41401

41402
Greek Archaeology and Art
or
Roman Archaeology and Art
3
III. ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (81 credits)  
Type Course Title Credits
  Foreign Language: recommended students take Greek or Latin*** 8-14
  Kent Core Composition 6-8
  Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning 3-5
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each) 3
  Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines) 6
  Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 6-7
  Kent Core Additional 6
  College General Requirement (must be from Kent Core Basic Sciences)**** 3
  College General Requirement (must be from Kent Core Social Sciences)***** 3
  General Electives****** (18-27 upper-division credit hours)
Credits required depends on meeting minimum 121 credit hours and minimum 42 upper-division credit hours
26-37
IV. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (24 credits) 
  Classical Civilization Concentration (24)
  Greek Concentration (24)
  Latin Concentration (24)
MINIMUM TOTAL 
121


* All courses taken from the list of major program requirements are used in the calculation of the major GPA.

** A minimum C grade must be earned in either CLAS 41304 or CLAS 41503 to fulfill writing-intensive requirement.

*** Required only for student in the Classical Civilization Concentration.

****One additional course taken from the Kent Core Basic Science courses in the following Arts and Sciences disciplines: Anthropology (ANTH), Biological Sciences (BSCI), Chemistry (CHEM), Geography (GEOG), Geology (GEOL) or Physics (PHY). Students may take the courses listed in the "introductory" sequences with the restrictions noted above in the Kent Core Basic Science section. The course may not be from the student's major.

*****One additional course taken from the Kent Core Social Sciences courses in the following Arts and Sciences disciplines: Anthropology (ANTH), Applied Conflict Management (CACM), Geography (GEOG), Criminology and Justice Studies (JUS), Political Science (POL), Psychology (PSYC) or Sociology (SOC). The course may not be from the student's major.

****** Recommended Electives:

Classical Civilization and Greek Concentrations
ANTH 38480 Archaeological Analysis (3)W
PHIL 31001 Ancient Greek Philosophy (3)
Additional Greek and Latin Literature courses are encouraged
Latin Concentration
ANTH 38480 Archaeological Analysis (3)W
CLAS 21406 Sports and Ancient Daily Life (3)
  41005 History of Ancient Greece (3)
  41006 Roman History (3)
  41092 Field Experience: Travel Study in Classics (1-4) E
  41095 Special Topics in Classics (3)
  41096 Individual Investigation (1 or 3)
  41097 Colloquium in Classics (3)
  41301 Classical Mythology (3)
  41304 Latin Literature in Translation (3)
  41305 Classical Literary Genres (3)
  41401 Greek Archaeology and Art (3)
  41402 Roman Archaeology and Art (3)
  41404 Ancient Christianities (3)
  41503 Greek Literature in Translation (3)
MCLS 30420 Foreign Languages and Culture Studies (3)
PHIL 31001 Ancient Greek Philosophy (3)W
Additional Latin Literature courses are encouraged


E=fulfills experiential learning requirement
W=fulfills writing intensive requirement

Foreign Language Note: Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in the College of Arts and Sciences must have the equivalent of Elementary I and II in any language, and the Classics major requires Intermediate I and II of the same language.

All students with prior foreign language experience should take the foreign language placement test to determine the appropriate level at which to start. Some students may begin their university foreign language experience beyond the Elementary I level and will complete the requirement with fewer credit hours and fewer courses. This may be accomplished by: (1) passing a course beyond Elementary I through Intermediate II level or (2) receiving credit through Credit by Exam (CBE), the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), the Advanced Placement (AP) exam or credit through the International Baccalaureate (IB) program; or (3) being designated a "native speaker" of a non-English language (consult with the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Office for additional information). When students complete the requirement with fewer than 14 credit hours and four courses, they will complete remaining hours with general electives.

 

Classical Civilization Concentration

For semester-by-semester sequencing for this program, view the 2013-2014 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (24 credits)* Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
  CLAS 41005

41006
History of Ancient Greece
or
Roman History
3
  Choose from the following: Classics Culture 21
  CLAS 21406 Sport and Ancient Daily Life (3)  
    41005 History of Ancient Greece (3)  
    41006 Roman History (3)  
ELR   41092 Field Experience: Travel Study in Classics (1-4)  
    41095 Special Topics in Classics (3)  
    41096 Individual Investigation (1 or 3)  
    41097 Colloquium in Classics (3)  
    41301 Classical Mythology (3)  
    41304 Latin Literature in Translation (3)  
    41305 Classical Literary Genre Studies (3)  
    41401 Greek Archaeology and Art (3)  
    41402 Roman Archaeology and Art (3)  
    41404 Ancient Christianities (3)  
    41503 Greek Literature in Translation (3)  
  MCLS 30420 Foreign Languages and Culture Studies (3)  
  LAT Any LAT course at the 20000 level or above (3-12)**  
  GRE Any GRE course at the 20000 level or above (3-12)**  
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 
24


* All courses taken from the list of major program requirements are used in the calculation of the major GPA.

**Classics major with a Classical Civilization concentration may count toward their major up to 12 hour of Latin or Greek courses at the 20000 lever or above.

 

Greek Concentration

For semester-by-semester sequencing for this program, view the 2013-2014 Roadmap.

I.PREREQUISITE (8 credit)
Type Course Title Credits
  GRE 14201 Elementary Classical Greek I 4
    14202 Elementary Classical Greek II 4
II. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (24 credits)* Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
  CLAS 41005

41006
History of Ancient Greece
or
Roman History
3
  GRE 24201 Intermediate Greek I 3
    24202 Intermediate Greek II 3
    34370 Plato Apology and Phaedo 3
    34371 Homer 3
  Choose from the following: Classics Culture 9
  CLAS 21406 Sport and Ancient Daily Life (3)  
    41005 History of Ancient Greece (3)  
    41006 Roman History (3)  
ELR   41092 Field Experience: Travel Study in Classics (1-4)  
    41095 Special Topics in Classics (3)  
    41096 Individual Investigation (1 or 3)  
    41097 Colloquium in Classics (3)  
    41301 Classical Mythology (3)  
    41304 Latin Literature in Translation (3)  
    41305 Classical Literary Studies (3)  
    41401 Greek Archaeology and Art (3)  
    41402 Roman Archaeology and Art (3)  
    41404 Ancient Christianties (3)  
    41503 Greek Literature in Translation (3)  
  GRE   Any GRE course at the 30000 or 40000 level (1-9)  
  MCLS 30420 Foreign Languages and Culture Studies(3)  
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 
24


* All courses taken from the list of major program requirements are used in the calculation of the major GPA.

 

 

Latin Concentration

For semester-by-semester sequencing for this program, view the 2013-2014 Roadmap.

I.PREREQUISITE (8 credit)
Type Course Title Credits
  LAT 16201 Elementary Latin I 4
    16202 Elementary Latin II 4
II. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (24 credits)* Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
  CLAS 41006 Roman History 3
  LAT 26201 Intermediate Latin I 3
    26202 Intermediate Latin II 3
    36170 Cicero 3
    36171 Vergil 3
  Choose from the following: Latin Electives 9
  LAT 46095 Special Topics in Latin (3)  
    46211 Latin Prose Composition (3)  
    46351 Latin Comedy (3)  
    46352 Elegiac Poets (3)  
    46372 Lyric Poetry (3)  
    46373 Advanced Prose Authors (3)  
    46374 Juvenal and Martial (3)  
    46375 Lucretius (3)  
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 
24


* All courses taken from the list of major program requirements are used in the calculation of the major GPA.