(18 credits)

Students must take at least 18 credits from at least three academic departments. A maximum of 9 credits may be from any one academic department. A maximum of 3 credits applied to another major or minor may also count for the Ancient World Studies minor. Special topics courses not on the list of approved courses may be approved by the Minor Coordinator.

List of Approved Courses


ANT213Principles of Archaeology3

Art History

ARH340The Arts of Early China 3
ARH365Early Greek Art 3
ARH366Later Greek Art 3
ARH367The Art of Ancient Rome 3
ARH386Art of Ancient Egypt 3
ARH401Art of the Ancient Near East 3


ENG355The Bible 4
ENG356Greek and Roman Literature 3


HIS200Ancient World 4
HIS203History of Ancient Greece 3
HIS312Alexander the Great & the Hellenistic World3
HIS313Religion and Power in the Ancient Near East3
HIS314Roman Empire3
HIS316Gender and Sexuality in Classical Antiquity3
HIS369Ancient Israel 3
HIS370Bible: Myth and History 3


PHI211Ancient Greek Philosophy 3
PHI310Later Greek and Roman Philosophy 3
PHI330Chinese Philosophy3
PHI334Indian Philosophy3

Political Science

POL220Athens and Jerusalem: Political Thought in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds4