The Classics major is a broad study of literature, covering a deep knowledge of the elements of language, grammar, and syntax, writing and reading skills, vocabulary building and experience with the foundational texts. The emphasis in Classical Humanities consists of a structured sequence of classes, all using texts in English translation, that guides students through a broad introduction to Classical literature and culture (e.g., Classical Mythology, Greek Culture, and Roman Culture) into more specialized study of some of the most important literary works and cultural traditions of the western world. The Classical Humanities emphasis area offers a thorough course of study to any student broadly interested in ancient culture as well as a sound pre-professional education. Students completing the major will be well prepared for a variety of careers and for further study in graduate or other professional schools.
This is an emphasis area of the following major:
This major has the following additional emphasis areas:
Common Career Paths
You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major: