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Graduate Handbook

The Graduate Handbook (updated for 2023-2024) is currently available in PDF format. It includes the following sections:


Grad Handbook




  • I. Introduction
  • II. The Program: Goals and Overview
  • III. Degree Requirements for the M.A.
  • IV. Degree Requirements for the P. G. M.T. in Latin
  • V. Degree Requirements for the Ph.D.
  • VI. Notes on Examinations
  • VII. Teaching Assistantships in Classics
  • VIII. Grants
  • IX. Constantine Library
  • X. Some Rules of the Graduate School
  • XI. Requests for Exceptions to Departmental Rules
  • XII. Some General Suggestions for Graduate Students
  • Appendix 1: Departmental Reading Lists
    • Greek
    • Latin
  • Appendix 2: Major Classical Journals
  • Appendix 3: Resources for Literary History and Language
  • Appendix 4: Proficiency and Mastery Exams
  • Appendix 5: Departmental Style Sheet
  • Appendix 6: Overview of the PhD Timeline