The Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University offers:

Language majors must satisfy WMU's baccalaureate writing requirement by successfully completing World Literature in English Translation (LANG 3750) or East and West Literary Relations (LANG 4040).

Requirements vary somewhat from one WMU undergraduate catalog to the next. No student may graduate under a catalog that is more than 10 years old.

Only courses in which a grade of C or better is obtained will be counted toward a Latin major or minor.


We encourage you to make an appointment with an advisor of Classics if you have any questions about your Classics studies. As a major or minor, you are encouraged to meet each semester with your advisor of Classics advisor as well as your curriculum advisor, typically in the College of Arts and Sciences or the College of Education and Human Development.


The department offers a variety of activities and support services to help you succeed, including language tables, tutoring, clubs and the occasional field trip.


Follow the placement guidelines to determine an appropriate course for your language studies.


Courses in English about Greek language and culture:

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