Students in Hiram’s classical and medieval studies minor are interested in the past and human history. They may be curious about ancient languages, cultures, and people.

Students can concentrate their classical and medieval studies in a flexible way so they can acquire transferable skills that complement a wide range of majors with various career objectives. Students pursuing a classical and medieval studies minor focus on one of three tracks:

  • Classical Studies and Latin
  • Classica and Medieval Studies
  • Medieval Studies and Latin

Undergraduate Minor

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About the Program

Program Summary

Classical and medieval studies is a multidisciplinary minor deeply rooted in the liberal arts tradition. Although based in cultural history, this minor uniquely combines art history, Latin, English, history, philosophy, and political science into a program predicated upon a comprehensive understanding of Classical civilization as the foundation of Western intellectual culture.

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