The program in Classical Studies is intended particularly for students interested in Greek and Roman culture, society and history. The advanced study of both Greek and Latin is recommended to students who want a more precise understanding of the ancient cultures.
CLAS*1000, plus EITHER (GREK*1100, GREK*1110, GREK*2020) OR (LAT*1100, LAT*1110, LAT*2000)
one of CLAS*2000, CLAS*2150, CLAS*2350, CLAS*3100
one of CLAS*3000, CLAS*3010, CLAS*3020
one of CLAS*3030, CLAS*3040
one of CLAS*3150, HIST*2850, PHIL*2140
Major (Honours Program)
A minimum of 8.00 credits is required, including:
the Classical Studies Core
CLAS*4000, CLAS*4150, CLAS*4400
2.50 additional credits in Classics, 1.00 of which may be taken from the following as part of the program:
ENGL*1410 [0.50] Major Writers
HIST*2200 [0.50] The Medieval World
HUMN*1030 [0.50] What Makes a Literary Classic?
LING*1000 [0.50] Introduction to Linguistics
PHIL*3060 [0.50] Medieval Philosophy
Re-discover ancient civilizations. Explore ancient history, mythology, archaeology, the epics of Homer or Latin literature. Learn Ancient Greek or Latin, and cultivate a deeper understanding of democracy. Then, build a career in law, media, or business. Or teach, research, or work in archives, libraries and museums.
6 January 2020
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East,
N1G 2W1, Canada
The secondary school graduation certificate which would admit a student to an internationally recognized university in his or her home country is normally acceptable for admission to the University of Guelph.
English Proficiency Requirements
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6
Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) - Minimum overall band score of 70
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-based: minimum total score of 89 with no individual scaled score less than 21
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) - Minimum overall score of 85 and a minimum composition score of 83. In addition, you must present a minimum score on the oral test of three (3)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) - Minimum score of 60 and no score less than 60 for any individual component
Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program - Successful completion of the University of Guelph, Open Learning Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program (Levels 9 and 10).