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Classics

Classics at Brown covers the range of ancient studies, with strengths in classical literature, ancient history, philosophy, religion, and linguistics. Additional work is available in religious studies, history of science, and comparative literature, as well as in classical archaeology at the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World.

The program in Classics and Sanskrit offers courses in Sanskrit grammar, literature, philosophy, linguistics, and religion.

Completion Requirements
A.M.: Minimum of eight courses, including at least two seminars in Greek, Latin, or classics; competence in French or German; thesis based on an original investigation of some literary, historical, archaeological, or linguistic topic.

Admission Information
Admission requirements: Greek and Latin: completion of a substantial number of courses with honor grades. Writing sample required.

GRE General: Required
GRE Subject: Not required
Application deadline: January 1