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Classical Language Minor

Studying classical languages and literatures can deepen and enrich your education and help you develop skills for success in your career.

Total Credit Hours: 18

Beginner Ancient Greek or Latin Requirements (6 Hours)

Electives (12 Hours)

What You'll Study

Classical languages are the birthplace of Romance languages, as well as English. Studying classical languages like Greek and Latin will help deepen your understanding of many other languages. They provide insights to the source of language as we use it today. Much of current language and institution is based upon the models of classical culture and language.

Having a knowledge of classical languages makes you more prepared for fields including law, political science, medicine, history of science, anthropology, literary studies, history, linguistics, communications, and education.

At Virginia Tech, you will study the classical languages, compositions, literatures, and cultures.


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If you have questions about pursuing a classical languages minor, please contact:

Andy Becker
331 Major Williams (0225)
220 Stanger Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061
(540) 231-5361