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Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology

Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology (CLAHA) is an integrated degree programme that allows you to study the history, literature, art, archaeology, culture and thought of the ancient world in conjunction with one or both of the ancient languages. Flexible pathways enable you to pursue your own interests and graduate with a Single Honours degree in Classics (Latin and Greek), Ancient History and Archaeology, or Classical Civilisation, or to choose from a wide range of Joint Honours and Major/Minor combinations.

Course Structure

At the beginning of your Junior Freshman year, you will be invited to choose between the dual language pathway (involving the study of both Latin and Ancient Greek, and usually leading to a Single or Joint Honors degree in Classics) and the single language pathway (involving at least one year’s study of Greek or Latin, and leading to a range of Single and Joint Honors combinations in Ancient History and Archaeology, Classical Civilisation, Greek and Latin). It is possible to switch between pathways in the Senior Freshman year.

Greek and Latin for non-beginners (Greek and Latin A) are designed for those who have already studied ancient Greek and/or Latin in school, and who wish to continue to read classical literature in the original languages. Beginners Greek and/or Latin (Greek and Latin B) are available to those who have not previously studied the language(s).

Single Language Pathway

Senior Freshman

Most modules in the Senior Freshman year are optional, but you must take between 20 and 40 credits of the subject (AHA, CC, Greek, Latin) in which you intend to major. You may take up to 20 credits of Trinity Elective or Approved Modules

Please note: the programme for SF and JS is currently under development, and some modules may change for 2020/21

AHA modules

CC modules

Interdisciplinary module (may be counted as credit for either AHA or CC)

Latin modules

Greek modules

 

Junior Sophister

In the Sophister years, you must select modules in accordance with your chosen exit route (Single Honors, Joint Honors, Major with Minor): for full details, consult the CLAHA Handbook. A representative list of modules which may be offered in 2021/22 is given below.

AHA modules

CC modules

Interdisciplinary modules (may be counted as credit for either AHA or CC)

Latin modules

Greek modules

Senior Sophister

Special Subject modules (all interdisciplinary, and may be counted as credit for either AHA or CC): options available in recent years have included

Latin modules: options may include

Greek modules: options may include

Dual Language Pathway

Junior Freshman

Dual language pathway students who have not previously studied either language (Greek B + Latin B) follow the Single Language Pathway (above) in the JF year, usually taking Latin B modules, and begin Greek in the SF year

Junior and Senior Sophister

In the Sophister years, you must select modules in accordance with your chosen exit route (Single Honors, Joint Honors, Major with Minor): for full details, consult the CLAHA Handbook. Latin, Greek and non-language modules are listed under ‘Single Language Pathway’ above.