This is the first version of the 2021-22 General Catalog. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

The undergraduate minor in classical languages requires a minimum of 18 s.h., including 12 s.h. in advanced courses taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.

Students may count one relevant classics department course taught in English (prefix CLSA) toward the minor. A maximum of 6 s.h. of work for another University of Iowa major, minor, or certificate and up to 3 s.h. of lower-level transfer credit may be counted toward the minor.

The sequences CLSG:2001 Second-Year Greek I and CLSG:2002 Second-Year Greek IICLSL:2001 World of Cicero and CLSL:2002 Golden Age of Roman Poetry, and Department of Classics courses numbered 3000 or above are considered advanced for the minor. Students may satisfy the requirements for the minor by completing CLSG:2001 Second-Year Greek I and CLSG:2002 Second-Year Greek IICLSL:2001 World of Cicero and CLSL:2002 Golden Age of Roman Poetry, plus two courses numbered 3000 or above, one of which may be a relevant course in Greek or Roman history, culture, or literature (prefix CLSA). For a list of relevant courses, contact the undergraduate advisor. Students who have taken high school Greek or Latin should consult the advisor.

Sample Plan of Study

Sample plans represent one way to complete a program of study. Actual course selection and sequence will vary and should be discussed with an academic advisor. For additional sample plans, see MyUI.

Classical Languages, Minor

Plan of Study Grid (Manual)
Academic Career
Any SemesterHours
The undergraduate minor in classical languages requires a minimum of 18 s.h., including 12 s.h. in advanced courses taken at the University of Iowa.  
Students must maintain a GPA of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor.  
Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.  
A maximum of 6 s.h. of work for another University of Iowa major, minor, or certificate and up to 3 s.h. of lower-level transfer credit may be counted toward the minor.  
 Hours0
First Year
Fall
CLSG:1001
Classical and New Testament Greek I a
or Elementary Latin I
3, 5
 Hours3-5
Spring
CLSL:1002
Elementary Latin II a
or Classical and New Testament Greek II
3, 5
 Hours3-5
Second Year
Fall
CLSL:2001
World of Cicero b
or Second-Year Greek I
3
 Hours3
Spring
CLSG:2002
Second-Year Greek II b
or Golden Age of Roman Poetry
3
 Hours3
Third Year
Any Semester
Minor: advanced course (prefix CLSG or CLSL, numbered 3000 or above) c 3
 Hours3
Fourth Year
Any Semester
Minor: advanced course (prefix CLSG or CLSL, numbered 3000 or above) c 3
 Hours3
 Total Hours18-22