Classics

Transferable skills that Classics majors develop:   
Students studying Classics acquire many skills that can easily transfer to any subject matter:

Communicating logically
Debating
Developing theories  
Oratory skills
Reasoning deductively
Pursuing, exploring and explaining intangible ideas
Curiosity
Close, extensive reading
Working independently
Approaching and understanding cultures different from one's own
Objectivity
Reasoning with complex, abstract theories  

Possible job titles for Classics majors:
Archaeologist
Clergy member
College Administrator
Foreign Correspondent
Foreign Service Officer
International Relations Specialist
Librarian
Linguist
Lobbyist
Paralegal
Physician
Professor
Museum Administrator
Researcher
Teacher
Translator
Travel Guide
Writer 

Types of employers:
Academic & Professional Journals
Airlines
Archives
Art Galleries
Business and Industry
Educational Institutions
Film Companies
Government Agencies
Historical Societies
Import/Export Companies
Libraries
Magazines & Newspapers
Museums
Publishers
Religious Organizations
Travel Agencies

Visit the H-SC Classics Department website!

Other sources of information:
Career counselors, alumni, and faculty members are great resources. Visit Career Education early and often, and talk to professors in your major and related fields. Career Coaches can help connect you with alumni in career fields that interest you for informational interviews. Professional associations are excellent sources of career and employment information, and many of them have websites.  Contact the following organizations and websites for more information:

American Classical League

Society for Classical Studies

Archaeological Institute of America