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.

About the Department of Classics

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.

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News & Events

     The Department of Religious Studies & Classics is launching a new undergraduate minor in New Testament Language and Literature. More information can be found at In this minor, students learn to read New...
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...
Please find below a schedule for FALL 2017 GRADUATE ORIENTATION for CLASSICS! Monday, August 14 10:00 am – 11:00am (LSB 246): Meeting of Latin 101 GTAs with Director of Basic Latin Program 11:00 am-12:00 pm (LSB 246): New Students’ Meeting with...