May 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Classical Studies Certificate


The certificate program in classical studies is designed for the traditional and non-traditional student who wants to acquire a solid foundation in the Greco-Roman world and its legacy. Students must either have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or be in the process of completing a bachelor’s degree at The University of Tulsa.

Learning Outcomes


Students who complete the certificate in classical studies will:

  1. Demonstrate broad knowledge of the civilizations of Classical Antiquity.
  • Identify key ideas, individuals, groups, events, and/or artifacts from classical antiquity.
  • Recognize and demonstrate understanding of the diverse peoples, attitudes, beliefs, and/or values of classical antiquity.
  • Analyze the significance of classical civilizations within their own and/or later historical contexts.

   2. Analyze literary and/or material evidence from Classical Antiquity.

  • Evaluate texts, works of art, and/or other artifacts of classical antiquity.
  • Identify and examine a central question or questions posed by an ancient source or sources.
  • Compose a sound interpretation and/or argument based on ancient sources and/or modern scholarship.

Classical Studies Requirements (21 hours)


Students must complete 21 hours of approved coursework, with a minimum of 12 hours at the 3000-level or above. Students must choose one of the following two tracks:

Track I: Classical Civilization


Students must complete 21 hours of approved coursework from Area I: Classical Civilization.  Students must take at least one course from two separate disciplines; the remaining courses may be elected in any combination.

Track II: Civilization and Languages


Students must complete 21 hours of approved coursework (or 18 hours for students who complete the equivalent of 6 semesters of Greek or Latin).  Students must take at least one course from Area I: Classical Civilization and Area II: Classical Languages; the remaining courses may be elected in any combination. Students who have taken Greek or Latin to fulfill the college language requirement will not be required to take a course from Area II; however, only GRK 2003  and GRK 2013  or LAT 2003  and LAT 2013  will count toward the credit hours required for the certificate.

Area I: Classical Civilization


Notes:


*Special topics courses may be completed for credit toward the certificate depending upon the topic. Approval of advisor is required prior to enrolling.

 

Honors courses may be completed for credit toward the certificate provided they are not applied toward both Honors and block requirements.

If a student pursues the certificate in lieu of a minor, then the requirements for allocation of credits in the minor apply to the first 12 hours of the certificate.