The Department of Classics offers courses in language and literature, ancient history, art and archaeology, and philosophy within several programs of study. CU Classics ranks among the most vibrant programs in humanistic studies at the University of Colorado, a department in which students at every level are challenged to integrate the world of scholarship into their daily lives.

The graduate program offers master’s degrees and PhDs, with concentrations in a wide array of fields. Courses are taught by an internationally recognized faculty with particular strengths in the fields of Greek and Latin literature, archaeology and art history, and the history of Greece and Rome, including the period of late antiquity during the transition from the classical civilizations to the Middle Ages.