Great Texts

What it's all about

The Great Texts program is an interdisciplinary program that explores the richness and diversity of the Western intellectual heritage. The centerpiece of the program is a major and minor concentration of studies which students may select as the focus of their undergraduate education. Students pursuing a major in Great Texts of the Western Tradition will find a sustained curriculum in the greatest works of human intellectual and creative achievement which will be a profound asset in any profession or graduate study.

You might take classes such as:

  • Intellectual Tradition of the Ancient World
  • Great Texts of the 20th Century
  • Great Texts Capstone Course

Graduates of this major go on to:

  • work as professors in academic institutions
  • attend graduate, law or medical school
  • careers in international business