The Department of Greek and Roman Studies offers instruction in Greek and Latin language and literature, in Greek, Roman, and late antique history and archaeology, and in the more general area of ancient Mediterranean civilizations.
Both Greek and Latin may be started at the University. The relevant half courses are Greek 201 and Greek 203, and Latin 201 and Latin 203. Advanced placement to Greek 301 or Latin 301 may be granted at the discretion of the Department to those students who have Greek 30, Latin 30 or an equivalent background.
Students majoring in the Department are encouraged to choose a related Minor Field. Related disciplines include: Anthropology, Art, English, French, German, History, Italian, Linguistics, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology and Spanish. There are also related interdisciplinary minor programs such as Medieval and Early Modern Studies.