BA in Classics with concentration in Classical Humanities

 Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BA in Classics with a concentration in Classical Humanities. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 101 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing I)13ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1 Written Communication/BA Writing II)13
Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking (consider CLSX course)23Goal 1.2 Quantitative Reasoning3
Goal 3 Arts and Humanities (consider CLSX course)23Goal 3 Social Science (consider CLSX course)23
GRK 104 or LAT 104 (Recommended. 1st Semester Language (BA Second Language)5GRK 108 or LAT 108 (Recommended. 2nd Semester Language (BA Second Language))5
 14 14
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
GRK 301, 302, 303, or LAT 112 (Recommended. 3rd Semester Language (BA Second Language))3GRK 310, 312, LAT 300, LAT 301, LAT 302, LAT 303, LAT 304, LAT 305, or LAT 375 (Recommended. 4th Semester Language (BA Second Language))3
BA Quantitative Reasoning (QR)3Goal 3 Natural Science3
Goal 2.2 Communication (consider CLSX course)23BA Laboratory/Field Experience (LFE)1
Classical Humanities (1 of 5)33Classical Humanities (2 of 5)33
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53Classics Elective (1 of 5)43
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours51Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53
 16 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Classical Humanities (3 of 5)33Goal 4.2 Global Awareness (consider CLSX course)23
Classics Elective (2 of 5)43Classical Humanities (4 of 5)33
Goal 4.1 US Diversity3Classics Elective (3 of 5)43
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
Goal 5 Social Responsibility and Ethics (consider CLSX course)23CLSX 502, 504, 505, 507, 508, 510, 550, or 577 (Goal 6 Integration and Creativity, Classics Elective (5 of 5)43
Classical Humanities (5 of 5)33Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53
Classics Elective (4 of 5)43Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53
Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53Second Area of Study/Elective/Degree/Junior-Senior Hours53
 15 15
Total Hours 120

KU Core Options within the department

Please note:


All students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are required to complete 120 total hours of which 45 hours must be at the Jr/Sr (300+) level.

The same course cannot be used to fulfill more than one KU Core Goal. However, overlap of a KU Core course with a major or degree-specific requirement is allowed. Overlapping is recommended to allow more opportunities to explore other majors and/or minors.