Classical Studies and Humanities, B.A.

Classical Studies and Humanities, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
  • English (schedule IELTS)
University rank #401 (WUR) , TX,
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Studies and Humanities is an interdisciplinary degree program that provides students with a foundation in the history of humanistic disciplines and also affords the opportunity to focus on particular periods and intellectual trends.


In completing the degree, students must declare either a Classical Studies emphasis, which focuses on the language, literature and culture of ancient Greece and Rome as foundational to humanistic studies, or a general Humanities emphasis, which offers a synoptic view of the history of ideas and the opportunity to study the reception of these traditions within a broader range of historical periods. The minimum number of semester credit hours required for this degree is 120, including the hours of the Core Curriculum requirements. For either emphasis, 39 of the total semester credit hours required for the degree must be at the upper-division level (3000- and 4000-level), 18 of which must be earned in upper-division UTSA courses.

The Department of Philosophy and Classics offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in Classical Studies and Humanities, Medical Humanities, and Philosophy. Students majoring in Medical Humanities may select a concentration in Pre-Medicine or Health Careers. Minors are offered in Classical Studies, Humanities, Philosophy, and Religious Studies. Honors may be earned in Classical Studies and Humanities, and Philosophy.

Honors in Classical Studies and Humanities

Students whose grade point average in the Classical Studies and Humanities major before the beginning of their final year at UTSA is 3.25 or above, and whose overall grade point average is 3.0, may earn Honors in Classical Studies and Humanities. To do so, a student must complete a substantial paper approved by the Department Scholarship and Honors Committee and maintain a 3.25 grade point average in the major. The grade point average requirements apply to all transfer work as well as all courses taken at UTSA.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Modules include:
  • Classical Myths and Literature
  • Topics in Classical Genres
  • Topics in the Art and Architecture of the Classical World
  • Cultural Issues in Classical Antiquity
  • Topics in Classical History
  • Independent Study

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

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  • Minimum required score:


    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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Academic Requirements

A freshmen student is defined as a student who is a high school graduate and who has not attended a college or university after graduating from high school (secondary school).

Freshman requirements:

  • Present official secondary school transcripts, diplomas, certificates, statement of results and/or national test examination scores as given in your country.
  • Submit an official English translation for all non-English transcripts.
  • Possess the equivalent of a U.S. high school diploma.
  • Possess the equivalent of a 2.5 out of 4.0 grade point average for admission consideration if coming for a foreign high school.
  • For more information, please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    16006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16006 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    6284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6284 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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