Major Requirements (SF State Bulletin: Degree Requirements)

Roadmap (SF State Bulletin: Roadmap)

GE Requirements (SF State Bulletin: General Education)

Major Department Website

Your major advisor answered a few questions to assist you with your first semester courses — see below.

General Information

What are some of the highlights and features to know about this major? Interdisciplinary: students study ancient literature, art, archaeology, religion, philosophy, and language.
Does your department have a major planning sheet for me as a guide? No, we do not have a major planning sheet.
When should I first meet with my major department? When you declare.
How will I be assigned to a major advisor and how do I contact them? A list of advisors is posted on our website and also posted on the door of our office. A student can choose any advisor, or mix and match.
Where can I find information about major advising?

dept. website:

or you can find information posted outside HUM 377

Does this major require any pre-work from me before I attend orientation or register for classes? No.
What should I do if my major core and/or prerequisite courses are full? Contact the instructor and point out that you're a Classics major or minor and need this course. Most will gladly oblige.
Is there anything else I need to know about starting in this major? No.

Transfer Student Info

What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major?
Recommended is one or two of the core courses, that is three of the following:
CLAS 410
CLAS 415
CLAR 420
CLAR 425
Are there any prerequisites to these upper division courses for the major? No.
Are there any registration blocks or holds in the system for this major, and if so, what do I do/who do I contact to clear them? No.
Does this major have an approved Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) roadmap? No.

Freshmen Student Info

Are there any courses I should take first as a Freshman to get started in this major and/or are there any lower division GE course requirements that I can take that will also count toward this major? Any lower-division CLAS or CLAR class would be a good way to start.
Are there entry or prerequisite requirements for these Freshmen courses?


Can any of my AP or IB tests count toward requirements in this major? AP Latin: score of 3 or higher (I believe)



College of Liberal and Creative Arts Advising Resource Center (ARC)

Services provided for: Undergraduate students pursuing a major, minor or certificate in the College of Liberal and Creative Arts.

Services offered: Academic planning, general education advising, academic probation advising, petition consultation, career prep and planning, major career exploration, graduation check (GE and graduation requirements), study abroad, connecting with communities and discovering campus resources.

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