Department of Classics

Welcome to the Department of Classics

The Classics Department at Florida State University is a leading center of Classical Studies, with nationally and internationally distinguished faculty for both teaching and research. It provides undergraduate students the intimacy of a small liberal arts college, while providing graduate students the resources and experience of a large Research I university. With approximately 50 majors and 35 graduate students, the department is among the largest Classical Studies programs in the public university system, and it is designed to prepare its students for careers in the 21st century, with FSU Classics alumni currently holding positions in diverse fields including university academia, museums, professional archaeology, secondary education, and law.

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Doctoral Student, Allison Smith, wins the Presidential Award for Outstanding Paper by a Graduate Student at CAMWS!

Congratulations to Allison Smith for winning the Presidential Award for Outstanding Paper by a Graduate Student at the 2022 conference of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South. Her paper entitled, "The Sims IV Balneum Building: Interconnections and Potential Templates in Central Italian Bath Design" was presented at the annual CAMWS meetings in Winston-Salem, and she was awarded the Ermine M. Owenby Jr.


28th Annual Departmental Ceremony for Graduates in Classics


Join us on Friday, May 5th at 3:00 PM for the 28th annual departmental ceremony for our graduates in Classics! The ceremony will be held at the Turnbull Center in room 208.


Reserved parking available on the fourth floor of the St. Augustine parking garage. Click here to view a map (PDF) of the garage and more information on parking.  


Classics Annual Book Sale


The Department of Classics will be holding its annual book sale on the Dodd Hall Landing, Tuesday, March 21st.

Come and stock up!