Is there a college major over ancient civilizations? What is it called, exactly? What can you do with it?

I've always loved reading about the ancient history of basically all civilizations, and it just occurred to me that there must be a major for this in colleges. What is it called? If you're going it right now, what do you like about it? Describe your personal experiences with the coursework. What classes do you take? What kind of jobs can you do with a degree in the study of ancient civilizations? (very important)

Asked By: Artemis Pan - 9/30/2008
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It's not my major, but my university offers a Classical Studies major. It requires Latin 1 & 2 and Ancient Greek 1 & 2 and at least eight classics courses, which study ancient civilizations. There is actually a specialization for it called "Classical Civilizations." Its courses cover exactly what you are looking for... More
Answered By: Chelsea - 9/30/2008
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Answered By: Vitamin S! - 9/30/2008
It sounds like you're talking about archaeology. I don't know what kinds of jobs you could get though other than research and teaching
Answered By: altaira_3 - 9/30/2008
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