Field MajorClassical Studies

Wichita State’s Bachelor of Arts (BA) field major in classical studies allows you to focus your studies in multiple areas of interest—equipping you with skills and knowledge tailored to your career goals or graduate school plans. The classical studies emphasis serves as a sound preparation for areas in which sensitivity to language and ideas is an important tool—from the classics, linguistics, ancient history and art history to archaeology, comparative literature, law, religion and Near Eastern studies.

Learn how classical studies is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU's admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.


The major consists of 36 credit hours selected from a list of approved courses determined by the Department of Modern Classical Languages and Literatures.


Thanks to WSU's extensive network of employer connections, field majors have opportunities to gain real-world experience in diverse areas—helping them build a resume, make professional connections and land their dream jobs.

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