A degree in classics will give a student critical thinking and analytical skills that are necessary in a variety of organizations and careers. The students who graduate with this degree are better able to understand and communicate with a variety of different people. This major also prepares students with a broad background to further their studies in a variety of areas. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to classics majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
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Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Careers for Foreign Language Aficionados and Other Multi-lingual Types (OCC PT 22) Careers for History Buffs & Others Who Learn from the Past (OCC PT 34)Great Jobs for Foreign Language Majors (OCC 92)Opportunities in Foreign Language Careers (OCC 91)
BSU Dept. of Classical Culture and Classical Languages: http://www.bsu.edu/languages/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America ’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.comInternships USA.comVault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org.
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