The UCLA Department of Classics is one of three Humanities departments at UCLA ranked in the top ten nationally in the last National Research Council report. Classics forms the foundation for the Humanities. Philology, philosophy, government (including democracy), the theater, linguistics, archaeology, literary theory and many other fields have their origins in the Classics. The UCLA Department of Classics has a robust undergraduate and graduate program. Each year we teach an average of 2,000 undergraduate students various aspects of Greek and Roman culture, literature, philology, archaeology, and history. We have a dedicated and diverse faculty of scholars and teachers,...Learn More About Us
Undergraduate Research Week
Be sure to watch the wonderful research presentations by Classics students Emily Liu, Declan Trudel, Alex Adame and Nora Zhou!
Classics Undergraduate Dido Wang Awarded the 2020 Peter Rotter Undergraduate Essay Award
Many congratulations to Classics Undergraduate student Dido Wang, who has just been awarded the 2020 Peter Rotter Undergraduate Essay Award. Dido’s paper (“Descending god, ascending man: A...
2019 Departmental Teaching Citation
The Department is delighted to announce that graduate student Zach Borst has been awarded the Classics Department Citation for Teaching Excellence, 2019. The department congratulates Zach on...