Classical Mythology Minor

Classics (CLAS)
1210 Marie Mount Hall
Phone: 301-405-2022
classics.umd.edu

Program Director: Lillian E. Doherty, Ph.D.

This minor will introduce students to classical mythology, its uses within ancient Greek and Roman culture, and its subsequent influence on art and literature. The minor requires 15 credits.

Students interested in pursuing this minor should consult with the program director or the undergraduate advisor in the Department of Classics.

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
CLAS170Ancient Myths and Modern Lives3
CLAS470Approaches to Greek Mythology3
Select three courses of the following, two of which must be at the 3xx or 4xx level:9
Women in Classical Antiquity
Ancient Greek Religion: Gods, Myths, Temples
Roman Religion: From Jupiter to Jesus
Greek Tragedy in Translation
The Classical Tradition
Total Credits15

No course grade below the grade of "C-" may count toward the minor. An overall GPA of 2.0 in the minor is required for graduation. For more information, see the Department of Classics website: www.classics.umd.edu