Classical Civilization

Minor

Overview

The Classical Civilization minor emphasis allows students to understand the origins of modern civilization, providing a look into the ancient roots of our government, literature, science, and laws. Students will study Greek and Roman history as well as a variety of elective courses, ranging from classical mythology to ancient philosophy, as they explore the foundations of today’s world.

Career Application

Graduates of this program will leave prepared to continue their study of the Greco-Roman period. This program is designed to enhance students' intellectual, research, and practical skills and provide them with supplemental practice in utilizing them. Employment opportunities will vary depending on the major, but the emphasis on building foundational knowledge and skills will enhance graduates’ chosen career paths.

Program Highlights

Undergraduate Projects

Gain inspiration for your own research projects by viewing a collection of undergraduate research undertaken by students in the classics program.

Classics Book Club

Interact with literature that connects to topics relevant to Greco-Roman literary tradition and uncover the ways that they interact with modern society.

Des-TROY Digital Role Play

The Classics Program at USU announces a new RPG called D.E.S.Troy (Destination: Exterminate or Save Troy), in which students are assigned roles as Greeks or Trojans.

Ludi Romani

This program-wide activity reconnects the USU classics community across generations, paving the way for professional and social networking. Roleplay as Roman senators, gods, generals, and nobles in an exciting game that reenacts history as you attempt to ...

Alumni Advice

Jason Nelson

Tune in to watch Jason Nelson (BS JCOM Public Relations & Corporate Communication) discussing interviewing skills.

The Value of an Inclusive Education

Listen in as several alumni of color reflect on their time at USU and discuss its impact on their careers. Learn from their professional experiences to consider how multicultural education affects students at USU.

Young Alums Panel

Young alums give advice and information about career options post-graduation at our Alumni Lunch Series.

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