Alma-Tadema, A Reading From Homer

Greek and Latin

NOTE:  The requirements below apply to students declaring the major as of fall 2020.  Students who declared before then can choose between these and the former requirements (available here).

Prerequisite: successful completion of one UC Berkeley Greek or Latin course.


  • Elementary Sequence in both Latin and Greek (Greek 1 + 2 or Greek 15; Latin 1 + 2 or Latin 15) [16-20 units; may be partly or completely waived via placement exam]
  • Greek 100 and Latin 100 + either Greek 101 or Greek 102 + either Latin 101 or Latin 102; students who place out of Greek or Latin 100 must substitute another upper-division class in the relevant language [16 units]
  • Two additional courses from the departmental offerings of Greek/Latin 101-160, of which one may be 101 or 102 [= 8 units]
  • Two of the following: AGRS 10A or 17A; AGRS 10B or 17B; AGRS R44.  Preferred options are 10A, 10B, R44 [= 8 units]
  • One upper-division AGRS course [= 4 units]