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Classics, Bachelor

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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. Classics incorporates practically every aspect and discipline of the liberal arts tradition: history, literature, religion, philosophy, art, culture and language.
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Unique among the liberal arts in the breadth of its historical and cultural scope, the study of Classics embraces over two millennia of history, beginning with the splendid early achievements of the Minoan-Mycenaean Age in Greece and ending with the decadence and decay of the Roman Empire, as the West moved into the Middle Ages. There is no a significant aspect of the political arts that was not experienced in antiquity. To study the literature of the ancient world is to sit at a great banquet and taste the philosophical profundity of Plato and Aristotle, the archetypal epics of Homer and Vergil, the historical inquiries of Herodotus, Thucydides, Livy, and Tacitus, the sparkling comedies of Aristophanes, Plautus, and Terence, the sublime lyrics of Sappho and Catullus, and the eternal tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication in Spanish I 
  • Communication in Spanish II
  • French Conversation II
  • Advanced Grammar and Composition 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

 To apply to Siena as an incoming freshman, follow the steps below:

  • Choose either Siena’s Fast Forward Application or the Common Application
  • Submit one essay or graded paper
  • Official high-school transcript
  • School counselor letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    36675 USD/year
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    36675 USD/year
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