Why choose classical civilization at North Central College?
Ancient Greece and Rome come alive in this program. You’ll explore the literature, religion, philosophy, art and government of Greek and Roman civilizations from 1200 B.C. to 400 A.D. If you choose, you’ll experience these eras firsthand by learning Latin and studying ancient texts in their original language. Since the cultures profoundly affected Western society, you’ll also gain insight into today’s intellectual, cultural and social realities.
You can also:
- Read works of ancient Romans in their original language.
- Visit historic archeological sites and cultural centers in Italy and Greece.
- Use your knowledge of the classical world to enhance your study of philosophy, art, history, theatre and other majors.
- Intern at a local museum.
- Qualify for induction to Phi Sigma Iota, for students who study the classics.