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2022-2023 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Classical Studies Minor

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The minor in Classical Studies is an interdisciplinary program that encourages undergraduates in various disciplines to come to an integrated awareness of the ancient cultures of Greece, Rome, the Mediterranean and the classical tradition that underlies much of modern civilization. Courses are offered in six different departments across the School of Arts and Sciences.

Program Requirements

Required Courses: 15-18 Credits

One of the Following:

The language requirement for the Classical Studies minor (LATN 101  or GREK 101 ) will be considered completed if a student has had two or more years of Greek or of Latin in high school. This requirement is distinct from the General Education Modern Language requirement.


  • Some courses have required Prerequisites.
  • A minimum grade of 2.0 is required for all courses in the minor.
  • No more than two courses may double count with any other major or minor.

Total Credit Hours Required: 18

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