Classical Studies

Ruins in Greece

Greece

Photo Credit: Jane Berry

Classical Studies majors and minors have studied abroad all over the world. Many Classics majors/ minors study abroad to gain important cross-cultural perspectives, conduct research, work on language skills, and experience the actual places of the history and archaeological sites. This page contains information that will assist Classics majors/ minors determine how best to integrate study abroad into their Brandeis careers.

Sample of Approved Programs

For more details on these and other programs for Classics majors, visit the Brandeis Approved Programs List. Click on "Advanced Search" to filter options or search for unique program traits like internships or research. Additional programs might have acceptable coursework, but this list shows the primary locations where Classics courses may be available.

Study Abroad Liaison

To assist students with their academic choices abroad and to help answer any questions about receiving major/ minor credit while abroad, each academic department and program has assigned a faculty member to serve as the Study Abroad Liaison. Classics majors who plan to study abroad should speak with the study abroad liaison before they go abroad, and again once they have returned from study abroad.

The liaison for Classics is Prof. Cheryl Walker.

Receiving Credit in Classics

In order to formally request Classics credit for the course, you must contact your Study Abroad Liaison upon your return to Brandeis and after you have received a grade for the course. The final step would be to fill out a "Petition to Request a Substitution for a Requirement." Additional information can be found on the registrar's website.