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Minor

The Classics Department offers the opportunity to minor in one of four classical areas of study. 

Students can declare a minor by following the steps here: How to DeclareFor a tracking forms, please visit the Forms and Resources page. Details on major requirements and suggested courses can be found in the Stanford Bulletin

Classical Studies

  • Minimum 20 units of coursework taken for a letter grade, with no grade lower than a "C"
  • CLASSICS 150: Majors Seminar
  • Five CLASSICS courses of your choice 

Ancient History

  • Minimum 20 units of coursework taken for a letter grade, with no grade lower than a "C"
  • CLASSICS 150: Majors Seminar
  • Five CLASSICS courses in history, art history or archaeology. May also count Latin or Ancient Greek courses which focus on historical topics or authors.

Classical Languages

  • Minimum 20 units of coursework taken for a letter grade, with no grade lower than a "C"
  • CLASSICS 150: Majors Seminar
  • Five CLASSICS courses in Latin or Ancient Greek. If counting both languages, one must be at the intermediate-level or above.

Philosophy & Literature

  • Minimum 20 units of coursework taken for a letter grade, with no grade lower than a "C"
  • CLASSICS 150: Majors Seminar
  • Five CLASSICS courses in classical literature or philosophy, including classical science. May also count Latin or Ancient Greek courses which focus on philosophical/literary topics or authors.