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Classical Studies (BA)

Travel back in time
By immersing yourself in ancient Greek and Roman culture, you will study the very origins of western civilization.
Set a strong foundation
Classical studies can lead the way to a law degree, education degree and many opportunities at the graduate level
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The Globe and Mail consistently ranks Nipissing with "A" grades for Student-Faculty Interaction and Class Size

The Classical Studies program, offered as part of the Humanities, provides a broad understanding of Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations including their history, philosophy, archaeology, art, language and literature. You will be introduced to Ancient Literature, Latin, Religion, Military Traditions, Mythology, Philosophy, Art and Architecture, Social and Political Thought, and differing theories developed by various historians.

The Classical Studies degree program provides an excellent education in culture, history and language for people who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree, attending law school or considering a degree in teaching.

The Classical Studies program focuses on classical Greek and Roman culture and civilization. Students take classes highlighting ancient literature, Latin language, religion, military traditions, mythology, philosophy, art and architecture, social and political thought and historians.

The cultural and linguistic legacy of the ancient Romans and Greeks is emphasized while students learn the fundamentals of the Latin language. A cross-listed anthropology course provides students with an opportunity to engage in basic archaeological research through integrated laboratory sessions, field trips and excavations.

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