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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Classics Major Luis Sanchez presents at President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

Luis Sanchez, an undergraduate senior majoring in Greek and Latin, will present  “The Political Medicine of Asclepius in Plato’s Republic” at the Virtual President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence on October 6th, 5:30–8:15pm. The presentation derives from his Honor’s Thesis, directed by Dr.


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!