Study the past to open doors to the future

One of the most prestigious degrees at the University of Arizona, Classics boasts a high number of top-performing graduates. The field of Classics examines the languages, literatures, cultures, art, history, religion, and material remains of the ancient Mediterranean world and their ongoing global impact.

The University of Arizona offers the B.A. in Classics with options in Classical Civilization, Greek, or Latin. Its premier M.A. in Classics offers emphases in Ancient History, Classical Archaeology, Classical Philology, Latin Pedagogy, or Latin Philology. Students may also earn Secondary School Latin Teaching Certification through the College of Education.

News & Events

Classics at the University of Arizona is pleased to provide Travel Grants to students participating in Arizona in Italy in Summer 2017. With revenues generated from study abroad in Orvieto the previous year, in 2017 Classics has been able to provide...
Six Graduate Students from U of A Classics will present at CAMWS in Kitchener, Ontario (University of Waterloo) April 6-8, 2017. CAMWS (Classical Association of the Middle, West, and South) is one of the premier professional organizations in the...
This summer, Dr. Sarah McCallum will be joining the University of Arizona Department of Religious Studies and Classics as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Classics (Latin Literature and Language). Dr. McCallum received her Ph.D. in Classics...