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Classics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Watervliet, NY, United States
The study of our classical heritage from the Greeks and the Romans is not only exciting, it gives students the tools that will help them succeed in a wide range of future careers. The Classics program of Siena College incorporates practically every aspect and discipline of the liberal arts tradition: history, literature, religion, philosophy, art, culture and language.
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Overview

As a major in the Classics program of Siena College, you'll study all aspects of the classical past including Greek and Latin literature, Greek and Roman history, philosophy, myth and religion, art and archaeology, as well as Latin and Greek. You'll have the chance to take travel courses to places like Italy, Greece, Turkey, France and the Netherlands. And you'll build skills that make you sought-after in the job market: creative and critical thinking, problem solving, language skills, cultural literacy, leadership, persuasiveness and communicating with confidence. A 24 credit minor is also offered.

Your future success

Studying classics provides you with excellent preparation for a variety of fields: law and government, education, museum work, library science, publishing and more. Job titles of our grads include attorney, television director, book reviewer, editor, project manager, communications specialist, client relationship manager and teacher.

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 include:

  • Topics in Classics
  • The Greeks
  • The Romans
  • Women in Antiquity
  • Greek Literature in Translation
  • Latin Literature in Translation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    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:

    5.5

    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

  • Complete an online application
  • Send all transcripts and school results from each secondary school and post-secondary school that you have attended
  • Submit a personal essay of 1-2 pages describing your interest in Siena College and your goals for studying in the United States
  • Submit one letter of recommendation
  • The SAT and ACT are optional
  • Non-native English speakers are required to submit an English proficiency score from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19600 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19600 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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