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Classical Studies and Humanities, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #501 (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. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Introduction to the Built Environment
  • Architecture and Culture
  • Elementary Chinese
  • Introduction to Ancient Greece
  • Introduction to Ancient Rome
  • Classical Mythology
  • Literary Masterpieces of Western Culture 
  • Topics in World Cultures
  • The Foreign Film
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Literary Criticism and Analysis
  • Multiethnic Literatures of the United States
  • Literature of Texas and the Southwest
  • Elementary French I
  • French Literature in English Translation
  • Elementary German I
  • German Literature in English Translation
  • U.S. in the Global Arena
  • World Regional Geography
  • Introductory Classical Greek 
  • Introduction to Latin American Civilization
  • Introduction to Islamic Civilization
  • Introduction to East Asian Civilization
  • Introduction to African Civilization
  • Introduction to South Asian Civilization

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • 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.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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).

To apply as an international freshman (first-time university student)

  • Apply online at
  • Pay the $70 application processing fee
  • Submit your official secondary school transcript with subjects and grades
  • Send your TOEFL or IELTS scores.  TOEFL ( scores must be sent directly from the testing agency.
  • If you have taken the SAT or ACT, please send your scores to us directly from the testing agency
  • Students who have studied at an American-accredited high school in another country must submit SAT or ACT scores
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA (4.0 scale)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    24262 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24262 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    24262 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24262 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    9900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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