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Overview

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的 minor in ancient Mediterranean studies introduces students to the history, 艺术, culture and literature of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. 的 minor enriches a wide range of disciplines at Trinity, pairing well with humanities, sciences, or professional programs.

Fast Facts
  • 的 dep艺术ment has two research labs for students where they work closely with dep艺术ment faculty: the Early Book and Manuscript Lab and the Roman World Lab.
  • Student-led HOMER Society p艺术icipates in digital humanities work for the national 首页r Multitext Project.
  • Trinity p艺术ners with the Southwest Texas Archaeological Society to sponsor lectures by visiting experts.
  • 的 dep艺术ment has a p艺术nership with the San Antonio Museum of Art, which has a strong classical 艺术 collection.
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Sunset at the Aqueduct of Segovia, which was built by ancient Romans in Segovia, Spain
 

What You'll Study


Faculty

Epic research, mentorship, and hands-on learning

Students enjoy personal interaction with faculty in all classical studies courses, especially the upper-division seminars and language classes. Classics faculty are known for close mentorship, fostered through small class sizes, undergraduate research, and field trips.

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Nicolle Hirschfeld, Ph.D.
Dep艺术ment Chair
Professor
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Erwin Cook, Ph.D.
Murchison Distinguished Professor
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Matthew Finnie, Ph.D.
访问ing Assistant Professor
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Becky Kahane, J.D., Ph.D.
访问ing Assistant Professor

Student Opportunities

A mosaic of opportunities

 

Scholarships

Several organizations offer various grants, fellowships, scholarships, or awards to students.

Honors Programs

Trinity offers an honors program in classics.

Research Opportunities

Student majors have presented papers at undergraduate research symposia across the country.

Study Abroad

Many students study abroad, especially in Italy and Greece.

Service-Learning

Students can explore the strong classical collection and even intern at San Antonio local museums that focus on conservation and original research.

Spaces and Facilities

Our Classics seminar room has a library of reference materials and is open to students during the day.

Student Organizations

的 Classical Studies dep艺术ment has student-led groups and the national honorary collegiate society for Latin and Greek students. 

Student Awards and Recognition

Each year, the classical studies dep艺术ment honors the achievements of some of its excellent students during Trinity’s Honor Awards ceremony.

Lecture Series and Annual Events

Throughout the academic year, the dep艺术ment sponsors and hosts play readings, colloquia, visiting lecturers, movies, and more.

When You Graduate

的 heroic quest continues

的 future is bright for ancient Mediterranean studies alumni—they leave Trinity equipped with the ability to think incisively about written documents and material records, synthesize evidence across disciplines, and express themselves effectively both orally and in writing.

Careers 

Many classics majors go on to pursue graduate degrees in classics, archaeology, history, philosophy, and other related fields or in the professional fields, such as law, medicine, public health, museum studies, and library science. Some majors now teach Latin at the secondary level, while others have pursued careers in business as consultants or professional writers.

Graduate Schools or Programs:

  • Princeton University
  • Rutgers University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • 加州大学洛杉矶分校
  • UNC - Chapel Hill
  • University of Chicago

Career Areas:

  • Archaeology
  • Business
  • Drama
  • Education
  • 法律
  • Medicine
  • Museum work
  • Politics
  • Publishing
  • Science

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