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What will I learn?

We bring ancient history to life in a program that would make Indiana Jones jealous. Travel to Greece to take part in an archaeological dig, visiting famous landmarks and experiencing history first hand. You’ll learn about every aspect of Greco-Roman antiquity - language, literature, art, architecture, philosophy, politics, science, medicine, myth and religion - in a close-knit department with professors who care about your success.

FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Investigating and understanding the roles of religion, language, and tradition in societies past and present
  • Determining and articulating the effects of historical peoples and events on modern cultures and practices
  • Applying thorough knowledge of the past to predict future behaviour and make recommendations for best practices in a variety of fields
  • Understanding the ways in which various social, cultural, and community groups interrelate
  • Appreciating the respective roles of various governmental, cultural, and social institutions
  • Understanding significant differences between groups, societies, religions, and cultures and using this knowledge to identify similarities and bridge differences in the workplace and elsewhere

Sample Courses: Introduction to Ancient Greek, Introductory Latin, Gladiators, Ancient Greek Philosophy, Roman Art and Archaeology, Greek Mythology

Specialization Options: Greek and Latin

Career Tracks: Archivist/librarian, museum director or curator, documentarian, historical consultant, journalist.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$23,500.00 (US$ 18,419) per year
Start date

Expected January, July, September 2021

Venue

Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Windsor Campus,

Chrysler Hall Tower, 2nd floor, room 207,

WINDSOR,

Ontario (ON),

N9B 3P4, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

All programs require successful completion of the OSS Diploma and a minimum 70% average of six Grade 12 U or M courses, including ENG4U. English Language Requirements: A minimum score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or A minimum score of 60 on the Carleton University’s Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL); or A minimum score of 60 on the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE); or A minimum overall score of 176 on the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or the Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE); or Successful completion of the University of Windsor's English Language Improvement Program (ELIP) (level III) with a minimum final grade of 75%; or A minimum score of 85 on the English Proficiency Test administered by the English Language Institute of the University of Michigan (MELAB); or A minimum score of 220 with a T.W.E. 4.5 on the Computer-based Test, 83 with an essay score of 20 on the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (T.O.E.F.L.).

For international students

Education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 academic courses. Grades will be converted to Ontario equivalent grades.

Course Requirements: Grade 12 English required. Minimum Average: 70%.

English Language Proficiency Requirement: Minimum score of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); Minimum score of 60 on the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE); minimum overall score of 176 on the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or the Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE); minimum score of 85 on the English Proficiency Test administered by the English Language Institute of the University of Michigan (MELAB); minimum score of 220 with a T.W.E. 4.5 on the Computer-based Test, 83 with an essay score of 20 on the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); minimum score of 60 on the Carleton University’s Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL).

Recommended application deadlines for UWindsor’s undergraduate programs are: May 1 for September admissions (Fall); Sept 1 for January admissions (Winter); Jan 1 for May admissions (Spring).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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