Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
Description: Classics involves the study of ancient cultures – particularly, the literature, history, and art of the great civilizations of Greece and Rome, from the period of about 500 B.C. to A.D. 500. Courses are also offered on the Ancient Near East and Egypt. During the Spring and Summer terms, you’ll have the opportunity to take courses in practical archaeology at excavation sites in Italy and Greece.

Are you interested in working closely with faculty mentors in labs and community settings on real-life challenges? Do you want to gain research experience for graduate studies, refine your writing for a professional career, or interact with peers who have similar academic interests and passions? Then the Classics Honors program is right for you!

URL: Classical Studies at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:

    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. Minimum of ★24 units of transferable course weight required. Consult the U of A Calendar for fields of study and appropriate first-year course selection. For consideration, you need a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 with an average of 3.3 or better in your Honors subject courses; Competitive AGPA varies by field of study from 3.0-3.3.