The Graduate Reading Proficiency Examination in Ancient Greek, Classical Latin, or Medieval Latin is given by arrangement between the student and the Department of Classical Studies during the Fall and Spring terms only. You must register with our department at least two weeks before the date of the examination. The examination is set for 2 hours and is scored according to the accuracy of translation and the amount of material translated. Latin/English or Greek/English dictionaries may be used. You may not take the examination more than three times. You should bring your ID card with photograph to the examination.
Graduate Reading Proficiency Exam
Note: Information about language proficiency is relevant to graduate students pursuing a degree outside of our department.