May 22, 2018  
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Classics [Arts]


Honors in Classical Languages or Classical Studies


Students planning to apply for admission to the Honors program should consult BA Honors  for admission requirements.

See BA (Honors)  for Faculty regulations concerning the Honors program.

Honors in Classical Languages Requirements


Minimum ★60, maximum ★72 in GREEK, LATIN and CLASS, with at least ★6 at the 400-level.

As the language component (total of ★33):


  • ★12 in GREEK and
  • ★12 in LATIN and
  • An additional ★9 in GREEK and/or LATIN

★18 in


  • CLASS, GREEK and/or LATIN
Note:

Students wishing to enter graduate study in Classical Languages are strongly advised to satisfy ★18 in CLASS, GREEK and/or LATIN requirement with as many GREEK and LATIN courses as possible.

Honors in Classical Studies Requirements


Minimum ★60, maximum ★72 in GREEK, LATIN and CLASS.

As the language component (total of ★12):


  • ★12 in GREEK or
  • ★12 in LATIN or
  • ★6 in GREEK and ★6 in LATIN

★39 in


  • CLASS, GREEK, LATIN and/or HIST 324, with at least ★18 at the 300-level or above, including at least ★6 at the 400-level.
Note:

Students wishing to enter graduate study in Classical Studies are strongly advised to consult the Honors Advisor.

Promotion Requirements


Promotion from year to year requires a GPA of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in all CLASS and GREEK and LATIN courses.

Graduation Requirements


Graduation with Honors in Classical Languages or Classical Studies requires a graduation average of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in all CLASS and GREEK and LATIN courses. Graduation with First Class Honors requires an average of at least 3.7 on all CLASS and GREEK and LATIN courses taken in the last two years and an average of 3.5 or better on all courses in the two final years (last ★60).

Combined Honors in Classics and Another Discipline


Students may pursue a Combined Honors program in Classics and another discipline. See here  for the specific requirements of the Combined Honors program in History and Classics.

The common requirements in a Combined Honors program are the same as for other Honors programs (refer to BA (Honors) ).

The requirement in Classics is a minimum of ★36 in CLASS and/or GREEK and/or LATIN, with at least ★18 at the 300-level or above, including at least ★6 at the 400-level. The Honors Essay (CLASS 500 , GREEK 500 , or LATIN 500 ) or a Combined Honors Essay, INT D 520 , may be included for ★3 of the minimum ★36. Interested students must consult the Honors Advisor in Classics. Honors Advisors in both disciplines must be in agreement about the program. Students must satisfy Honors requirements for promotion and graduation in each discipline.

Promotion and Graduation Requirements


In a Combined Honors program, students must meet the promotion and graduation standards of each Department. The requirements in Classics are outlined above.

Major and Minor in Classics


Degree of BA


See Bachelor of Arts (BA) .

Major Areas of Concentration


  1. Classical Studies: minimum of ★30, maximum of ★48 in CLASS courses at the senior level with at least ★18 at the 300-level or above, including at least ★6 at the 400-level. HIST 324 may be counted toward a major in Classical Studies. (May be combined with a minor in Classical Language.) Note: See Cross-Listed Courses  regarding cross-listed regulations.
  2. Classics and Classical Languages: Any combination of courses in CLASS, GREEK and LATIN, totalling a minimum of ★30 and a maximum of ★48 at the senior level, with at least ★18 at the 300-level or above, including at least ★6 at the 400-level. This program includes a minimum requirement of ★12 in Classical Languages (LATIN and/or GREEK). (May not be combined with a minor in Classics of any kind.) Note: See Cross-Listed Courses  regarding cross-listed regulations.

Minor in Classics


See Minor .

  1. Classical Studies: ★12 at the senior level in CLASS courses, with at least ★6 at the 300- or 400-level. This option does not apply to students majoring in Honors in Classical Languages or Classical Studies or Major and Minor in Classics above.
  2. Classical Language: ★12 at the senior level in GREEK and/or LATIN. This option does not apply to students majoring in Combined Honors in Classics and Another Discipline or Major and Minor in Classics above.