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Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Missional Team Leader, Campus Crusade for Christ
    (NH, Dartmouth '01)
  • Internal Medicine Physician, Galmi Hospital
    (AFRICA, Dartmouth '00)
  • Senior Associate, Skeo Solutions (environmental)
    (NY, Dartmouth '00)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, DePauw University
    (IN, Dartmouth '99)
  • Marketing Programs Consultant, Actuate (software)
    (CA, Dartmouth '98)
  • Dean Of Students, Groton School
    (MA, Dartmouth '02)
  • Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Ian M. McGrath, PLC
    (VA, Dartmouth '97)
  • Assistant Professor of Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
    (TN, Dartmouth '96)
  • Teacher, McCallie School
    (TN, Dartmouth '98)
  • CFO, Xzerta Financial, LLC
    (NY, Dartmouth '00)
  • Research Director, Senate Republican Communications Center
    (DC, Dartmouth '04)
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Major Description

Students choose an area of concentration from the four majors offered - "Ancient History," "Classical Archeology," "Classical Languages and Literatures," and "Classical Studies", each of which provides a knowledge about the Greco-Roman world as well as an education of lasting value to the students' personal and professional lives.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Critical Thinking (Independence of thought and ability to generate important questions)
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Writing Communication
  • Oral Communication (Oral Presentation)
  • Cultural Competency and Adaptability
  • Research Skills
  • Creativity and Creative Initiative
  • Comprehension of value of diversity
  • Problem Solving
  • Independence and Personal Initiative (Motivation, etc.)
  • Ethics and Professional integrity
  • Self management (time-management, initiative, ability to pace, etc.)

Possible Career Paths

  • Education
  • The Arts
  • Government
  • Nonprofit
  • Communications
  • Business/Industry
  • Law
  • Medicine

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Last Updated: 3/26/13