Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Arts and Humanities - Classical Studies

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, including Classical Studies 1000 and Greek 1000 or Latin 1000 plus 1.0 additional course, with no mark in these principal courses below 60%.

Module/Program Information

9.0 courses:

1.0 course in Greek or Latin at the 2000 level or above.
1.0 course in Classical Studies at the 2000 level or above.
7.0 courses in Classical Studies at the 3000 level or above or in Greek and Latin at the 2000 level or above.

A maximum of 2.0 courses may be substituted for the courses in the last two items above from: History of Science 2151F/G, History of Science 4420F/G (Greek and Roman Medicine); Philosophy 2200F/G, Philosophy 3007F/G, Philosophy 3008F/G, Philosophy 4007F/G, Philosophy 4017F/G (Ancient Philosophy); Visual Arts History 2247E (Greek and Roman Art).

The minimum language requirement for this module is normally not sufficient for admittance to graduate programs in Classics/Classical Studies, which usually require a solid foundation in both Latin and Greek.  Students who are considering graduate work in Classics should enrol in both Greek and Latin and combine their Honours Specialization in Classical Studies with a Minor in Greek or Latin.