Bachelor On Campus


Smith College

48 months
53940 USD/year
53940 USD/year
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The Smith College's Department of Classical Languages and Literatures currently offers four majors: Classics, classical studies, Greek and Latin.


Students majoring in Classics or classical studies at the Smith College should be able to:

  • Translate with accuracy and understanding Latin and/or Greek texts from a variety of historical periods and genres.

  • Appreciate literary texts (epic, tragedy, elegy, oratory, history or philosophy) in relation to their historical frameworks, both diachronic (texts in dialogue with one another across a literary tradition) and synchronic (texts responding to specific historical conditions).

  • Have a working knowledge of the basic tools and resources, both print and electronic, for conducting research about ancient Greek and Roman culture.

  • Write clear, cogent interpretive arguments that demonstrate an ability to evaluate and engage critically with both primary sources and secondary literature.

  • Communicate ideas clearly and effectively in oral argument.

  • Develop an historical awareness of the enduring influence of the classics in the arts and culture of subsequent periods up to the present day.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elementary Greek 
  • Homeric Epic 
  • Elementary Latin 
  • Advanced Readings in Latin Literature 
  • Roots: Greek and Latin Elements in English 
  • The Trojan War 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Greek


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application or Coalition Application
  • Smith Writing Supplement
  • Secondary School Report, including official high school transcript
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Two Teacher Evaluation Forms
  • Official SAT I, ACT, TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or the Duolingo English Test/*DET*
  • Early Decision Agreement (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    53940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 53940 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    53940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 53940 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Northampton

1156 - 2393 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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