Minor Requirements

Students must complete at least 18 credit hours of study (5-6 courses) in at least two of three areas of concentration:

  1. Classical Studies,
  2. Latin, and
  3. Medieval Studies.

Students who pursue the Latin concentration must complete LATN 10100 BEGINNING LATIN I and LATN 10200 BEGINNING LATIN II at minimum. You must also cover at least 2 disciplines in both the classical studies and medieval studies concentrations.

Study abroad courses are encouraged but not required. Possible destinations include several classical and/or medieval locations that are regularly offered as Hiram programs: Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, and Greece. Semester-long study with Hiram’s exchange partners, John Cabot University in Rome, or Bogazici University and Istanbul Aydin University in Istanbul, Turkey, both located in former capitals of the Roman Empire and cities of central importance to the medieval world, would also be deeply beneficial for students in this minor.

Most students will concentrate their studies in one of three tracks:

  • Classical Studies and Latin;
  • Medieval Studies and Latin; or
  • Classical Studies and Medieval Studies.

Concentrations

Classical Studies 1
ART 13000HISTORY OF WESTERN ART:IM4
CLAS 28000SEM: (Ancient Rome: Rise and Fall of the Republic)4
CLAS 28000SEM: (The Ancient Olympic Games)3
CLAS 28000SEM: (Reacting to the Past: Athens in 403 BC)3
CLAS 24700THE ANCIENT WORLD IN FILM:CA3
CLAS 28000SEM: (The Archaeology of Ancient Rome)4
CLAS 22000ANCIENT HEALTH/MEDICINE:CA4
CLAS 28000SEM: (Pompeii: Life and Death in a Roman City)4
INTD 28000SEM: (Greek Culture of the Ancient World: Archaeology and Art History)3
INTD 3XXXXEthics and Tragedy 4
PHIL 21000ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY:ES4
POLS 35100POLITICAL PHIL DANGEROUS WORLD4
POLS 37300CLASSICAL POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY4
Other courses as appropriate with approval
Latin 2
LATN 10100BEGINNING LATIN I4
LATN 10200BEGINNING LATIN II4
LATN 20100INTERMEDIATE LATIN I: EW4
LATN 20200INTERMEDIATE LATIN II4
LATN 28100INDEPENDENT STUDY1-4
Other courses as appropriate with approval
Medieval Studies 1
ENGL/THEA 26100SHAKESPEARE:IM3
ENGL 35300MEDIEVAL LITERATURE:IM,CA4
ENGL 35400RENAISSANCE LITERATURE:CA,IM4
HIST 12100EUROPE 500-1450:CA,EW (Knights, Peasants and Friars)4
HIST 22100CONCUBINES MOTHER/SAINTS:CA,EW4
HIST 22200KINGS AND VIKINGS:CA,EW3
HIST 22300MEDIEVAL TOWNS & TRADE:CA,EW3
HIST 23300HIST OF ENGLAND TO 1485:CA,EW4
HIST 27400BISHOP, WITCH, HERETIC:CA,EW3
PHIL 21100MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY:IM,ES3
Other courses as appropriate with approval