For details concerning degree requirements, see the University Graduate School Bulletin.
Evaluation of Progress toward the Degree
Normal progress is construed as maintaining at least a B (3.0) average in class work, passing all departmental exams on schedule, and fulfilling one’s contractual obligations to the department. A student whose grade point average falls below 3.0 is subject to being placed on probation by the College of Arts and Sciences and risks losing financial aid.
PhD Credit Hrs + Exams
- A total of 90 credit hours, including dissertation (maximum of 28 credit hours). Fifty-three (53) credit hours must consist of the 20 credit hours of core requirements (C501, C502, G536, G537, L536, and L537) and additional credit hours of Latin and Greek reading and seminar courses. The remaining hours are distributed among the courses in the minor program.
- Reading proficiency in two modern languages: German; French or Italian
- 12-15 credit hrs in PhD minor
- Reading list exams (3 hrs each) in Greek and Latin: these no-fault exams are offered every semester.
- Reading List for Greek Phd Translation Exam (for students who matriculated before the Fall 2017 semester)
- Reading List for Greek PhD Translation Exam (for students matriculating in the Fall 2017 semester and beyond)
- Reading List for Latin PhD Translation Exam
- Examinations in Greek and in Latin Literature: these exams are to be taken immediately after the completion of G536 and G537 and of L536 and L537
- Special Author Examination
- Dissertation (up to 28 credit hrs)
MA Credit Hrs + Exams
- 30 hrs course work (22 hrs in Greek and/or Latin)
- Reading proficiency in one modern language (or Classical Greek)
- Reading List Exam (2 hrs; print dictionary allowed) in Greek or Latin
- Literature exam (2 hrs) for the same language
- Preparing for the MA Literature Exam - Greek
- Preparing for the MA Literature Exam - Latin
- M.A. or M.A.T. students may fulfill their degree requirement in the history of Greek or Latin literature by taking the Ph.D. Examination in the History of Greek Literature or in the History of Latin Literature.
MAT Credit Hrs + Exams + teaching
- 20 hrs in Greek or Latin
- 6 hrs in civilization and culture
- Consult with the School of Education for their requirements
- Exams as for the M.A.
Graduate Minors in Greek and Latin
- Minor in Greek
- 15 hrs of graduate level G courses
- Minor in Latin
- 15 hrs of graduate level L courses