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Classics, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Claremont, CA, United States
Study the ancient Mediterranean world and its languages across disciplines, gaining insights into the origins of religion, urban life and Western and Near Eastern thought with this Classics program at Pomona College.
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Overview

Study the ancient Mediterranean world and its languages across disciplines, gaining insights into the origins of religion, urban life and Western and Near Eastern thought.The ancient Mediterranean world—including Greece, Rome, the Near East and North Africa—is the territory of classicists, who are trained in ancient languages, history, archaeology, religion, philosophy, and textual and literary criticism. 

Learning outcomes

Ancient Greek and Latin are the foundation for an education in the classics, with the languages providing classics majors and minors a nuanced understanding of the origins of Western and Near Eastern thought, literature and other disciplines. Classics majors at Pomona College have the option of focusing on classical languages and literatures or classical studies, which offers a choice of your field of emphasis. You are encouraged to study abroad in Athens or Rome.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to the History of Art: Prehistory Through Ancient Times in Europe, the Mediterranean and the Fertile Crescent
  • Introduction to the History of Art: The European Middle Ages
  • The Early Renaissance of Italy
  • High Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy
  • Northern Renaissance Art
  • Medieval and Renaissance City
  • Italian Baroque Art
  • Italian Cities
  • Gendering the Renaissance
  • Classical Mythology
  • Ancient Spectacle
  • Greek Art and Archaeology
  • Roman Art and Archaeology
  • Pompeii and the Cities of Vesuvius

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Official high school transcript(s)
  • School Report and Counselor Recommendation
  • Mid-Year Report
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • One-time, non-refundable application fee of $70 or fee waiver
  • Test scores for international applicants
  • Standardized test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56284 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56284 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Claremont

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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