About the Department

Honors in Classics

Classics majors who have achieved distinction in the major may be eligible to write an Honors Thesis during the senior year and should begin conversations with faculty during winter term of the junior year.

What To Do With a Classics Degree

Study of the ancient world and its languages is a rigorous intellectual experience, and thus, an excellent preparation for any career. Recent Classics graduates of Washington and Lee can be found teaching in public and private schools, working on Wall Street, in art galleries, serving non profit organizations, pursuing graduate work in Classics and related fields