Ancient Greek StudiesBachelor of Arts

Why study Ancient Greek Studies at Gustavus?

Exploring the Ancient Greek world unlocks essential insight into our current culture and physical spaces. The influence of ancient Greece is seen in everything from architecture, art, and medicine to philosophy, literature, and law. You will also learn about mythology and read the great Greek authors and playwrights, from Plato to Sophocles.

Course Examples

Every year, Gustavus faculty teach more than 1,800 courses - you'll be able to choose what interests you. Maybe one of these courses from Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies will be on your class schedule.

  • GRE-202Real Greeks
  • GRE-102Beginning Greek: Living on the Margin in Ancient Athens
  • GRE-211Life and Death in Homer
  • GRE-313Greek Tragedy: Power and Pity

What can I do with a degree in Ancient Greek Studies?

The Ancient Greek Studies major is adaptable - and valuable - leading to many different fields and fulfilling careers. Here are a few popular paths, but a Gustavus degree can take you anywhere.

  • Medicine
  • Law
  • Seminary
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Communications
Average salary 5 years post graduation Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes Explorer from the U.S. Census Bureau
75%  Ultimately attended graduate or professional school
11:1  Student to Faculty Ratio
72  Majors
100%  of courses taught by faculty members

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