Mar 21, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Classical Studies - BA

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Hunter Core Requirement

Hunter Core Requirement

Several courses within this major may fulfill parts of the Hunter Core Requirement (CUNY Common Core Requirement [CCCR], Concurrent Requirements). When selecting courses, it may be to a student’s advantage to choose courses that count toward the Hunter Core Requirement and also advance the student on the path to the major. Details on the Hunter Core Requirement can be found here: Hunter Core Requirement

In the case of Classical Studies, the courses that meet CCCR are:

Course                                                                         CUNY Common Core
CLA 20100                                                                        World Culture and Global Issues
CLA 20300                                                                      World Culture and Global Issues 

CLA 20400                                                                      World Culture and Global Issues  
CLA 25000                                                                       Individual and Society (I&S H)    
CLA 25100                                                                       Individual and Society (I&S H)
CLA 25300                                                                       Individual and Society (I&S H)

Please note that no more than two courses from any one department will count for the CUNY Common Core Requirement.

Courses Required for the Major (24 credits)

12 credits of Classics courses given in English (CLA prefix), including two courses at the 300 level

Note: CLA 10100  and  CLA 11000   do not count toward the major.

Preparation for Teaching in Grades 7-12

Students interested in a teaching career should consult with the The School of Education . In addition, the department offers an MA in the teaching of Latin.

Honors and Tutorials

Departmental honors in classics and tutorials are open only to majors.

Classics: Minors

Classical Studies

A minor in Classical Studies consists of: CLA 10100 , CLA 20100 , CLA 20300  and one additional CLA course at the 200 or 300 level (e.g., literature in translation or upper-level culture courses).

Note: CLA 10100, CLA 20100 and CLA 20300 have no prerequisites

Classical Archaeology

A minor in Classical Archaeology consists of: CLA 20400 , CLA 22100 , CLA 22200  and one additional Classical archaeology course at the 200 or 300 level.


A minor in Greek consists of 12 credits beyond GRK 10100 /GRK 10200  


A minor in Latin consists of 12 credits beyond LAT 10100  and LAT 10200  or LAT 10700 .

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