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  • Greek and Roman Studies (Greek or Latin Option)
  • Interdisciplinary Arts & Science
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Program Highlights & Admission Requirements

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We bring ancient history to life in a program that would make Indiana Jones jealous. Travel to Greece to take part in an archeological 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.

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

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada

Minimum Average: 70%
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): N/A

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies

If high achievement and diverse academic pursuits are in your DNA, this elite program is for you. It’s for students who want to develop knowledge and skills in the sciences, arts, humanities and social sciences. Blend your interests – drama with biomedical sciences or biochemistry with music. You can tailor your program to match your interests and career aspirations. Our students can pursue diverse career opportunities or go on to do research or graduate degrees in their field. This program is small by design to give your talents the attention they deserve.

Sample Courses: Introduction to Interdisciplinary Arts and Science; Modes and Methods of Inquiry; Inquiry and Communication; Science, Ethics and Social Policy

Specialization Options: Students choose a major or double major and a minor (in FAHSS or Science). Available major and minor concentrations: Anthrozoology; Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry; Communication, Media and Film; Computer Science; Dramatic Art; Economics; English Language, Literature and Creative Writing; History; Languages, Literatures and Civilizations; Mathematics and Statistics; Music and Visual Arts; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology; Women’s and Gender Studies

Career Tracks: Professional school (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy), law, graduate studies, medical director

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada

Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U and two of Biology/SBI4U, Physics/SPH4U, or Chemistry/SCH4U
Strongly Recommended: Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U
Minimum Average: 80%
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 85%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies
  • Co-op Co-op Available
  • G General
  • H Honours
  • T Thesis Available
  • C Combined Honours programs available

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 behavior 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


Employment Rate of Graduates

Employment rate of graduates 2 years following degree completion (OUGS Humanities, 2015)

Jeffrey Masse

"This program taught me to be an independent critical thinker and to articulate myself in speech and writing while always remaining attentive to detail. The faculty worked with me individually to ensure I could succeed beyond my undergraduate degree by providing me with enriching educational experiences both in the classroom and in Greece. The program prepared me to participate effectively in the modern Western world by guiding me through its philosophical, historical, and cultural origins."

Jeffrey Masse
BA (Honours) in Greek and Roman Studies with Minor in Philosophy [2016]

Career Tracks*

  • Administrative assistant
  • Archivist
  • Business advisor
  • Communications specialist
  • Conservator
  • Curator
  • Demographer
  • Documentarian
  • Editor
  • Historical consultant
  • Human resources manager
  • Industry instructor
  • Journalist
  • Language advisor
  • Law enforcement
  • Lawyer
  • Librarian
  • Marketing manager
  • Media analyst
  • Museum director
  • Professor
  • Public official
  • Public policy advisor
  • Public relations officer
  • Reporter
  • Research co-ordinator
  • Teacher
  • Translator

* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.

Common sectors for graduates

  • Academia: Advanced social research
  • Arts and culture
  • Business: Research and analysis, human resources
  • Education:Teaching, language teaching
  • Government: Multilingual positions
  • Immigration and community integration
  • Law and law enforcement
  • Media, marketing, journalism, and publishing
  • Research agencies: Public and private

Apply to UWindsor

With the programs you want and smaller student-to-faculty ratios, you can get the hands-on learning that’s sure to set you on a journey to a future you’ll be proud of.

How to Apply

Explore Opportunities

Explore a selection of opportunities recommended for students in your program. This chart shows some of your many options – you don’t have to do everything on it or limit yourself to it. Engage in opportunities from each of the three categories to set yourself up for success.


High-Impact Practices (HIP)

A HIP is an enriching educational experience that can be life-changing and often includes learning outside of the classroom while encouraging meaningful interaction and collaboration, such as:

  • Co-op, internship or field experiences
  • Research with faculty
  • Culminating senior experience
  • Capstone courses
  • Service-learning
  • Learning communities
  • Study abroad

Career Planning Cycle

Intentional career planning will help you prepare for your next step after graduation and beyond. It is a fluid, dynamic, and lifelong process. You can move on or return to an earlier stage in the cycle at any time.

Manage Your Career - 1. Asses Yourself - 2. Explore Careers - 3. Expand Skills - 4. Market Yourself - 5. Find a job

Build your Skills and Experience

Your UWindsor experience is more than attending classes. It is a combination of academics, co-curricular activities, and extracurricular involvement. By making the most of all three elements of your university experience, you will maximize your opportunities to build your skills, broaden your personal network, and clarify your long term academic and career goals.



Courses of study specific to each program



Activities and experiences that complement coursework (Outstanding Scholars, peer mentoring, VIP)



Activities falling outside the scope of set curriculum (Part-time job, clubs, volunteering, athletics)