• Programs of Study


    Classics Program

    The Classics major is offered for three categories of students: those who wish to acquire a liberal arts education centered on the intensive study of the Greek and Latin languages, literature, and culture; those planning to do post-graduate work in these fields; and those intending to become Classics teachers.


    Honors Program

    The great thinkers, their great books, the unparalleled Catholic Intellectual Tradition.


  • Dr. Joseph Almeida

    Dr. Joseph Almeida

    Chair of Department of Classics, Director of Great Books Honors Program, Professor of Honors Program

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    Dr. Sarah Klitenic Wear

    Dr. Sarah Klitenic Wear

    Associate Professor of Classics

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  • Our Catholic Core

    This Core Curriculum "reflects our ongoing commitment to academic excellence and the integration of faith and reason. Based on the Western intellectual tradition, our Franciscan educational heritage, and the Catholic mission of Franciscan University, the new core purposefully exposes our students to more of the fundamental knowledge and critical authors they need to become well-educated Catholics" —Father Terence Henry, TOR, chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville

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  • Dr. Almeida - Biblical Languages Institute

    Classics - Biblical Languages Institute - Almeida
  • Dr. Almeida - A Reply to "Aristotle and Evil"

    Classics - Aristotle and Evil - Almeida
  • Dr. Richard Smith - Augustine on his Youth

    Classics - Richard Smith