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1000 Level Course

1310. Latin and Greek Terminology (3). Analysis of English words through the study of Latin and Greek roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Does not count in the major or minor in classics.

2000 Level Courses

2302. Classical Mythology (3). Classical myths: stories of gods, demigods, and heroes; their significance in the ancient and modern worlds. Selected readings in translation with lectures and discussions in English. Fulfills core Language, Philosophy, and Culture requirement.

2303. Sports and Public Spectacles in the Ancient World (3). Survey of Greek and Roman athletics, the Roman Triumph, gladiatorial combat, and other spectacles in the Ancient World. Fulfills core Language, Philosophy, and Culture requirement.

2304. The Ancient World: Prophets, Warriors, Poets (3). Survey of literature, religion, warfare of Ancient Greece, Rome and Near East, focusing on cultural and intellectual origins of Western Civilization. Fulfills core Language, Philosophy, and Culture requirement.

2305. Ancient Technology (3). Examination of the science and engineering of the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans through archeological remains and literary sources. Fulfills core Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement. Fulfills core Technology and Applied Science requirement.

2335. Archaeologies of the Classical World (3). Introduction to the materials, methods, practices, and theories of archaeologies related to the classical world. Addresses questions of how archaeology helps (re)construct Greco-Roman societies and why the classical world matters today. Fulfills core Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement.

3000 Level Courses

3315. World of Egypt and the Near East (3). Examination of the literature and /or art and archaeology of ancient Egypt, and the Near East in its cultural context. Fulfills multicultural requirement.

3320. The World of Greece (3). Examination of the literature and/or art and archeology of ancient Greece in its cultural context. Fulfills multicultural requirement.

3330. The World of Rome (3). Examination of the literature and/or art and archeology of ancient Rome in its cultural context. Fulfills multicultural requirement.

3340. Gender and Sexuality in the Classical World (3). Examination of the social and cultural dimensions of gender and sexuality in the ancient Greco-Roman world. Readings in English. Fulfills multicultural requirement. (WS 3340)

3350. Comparative Mythology (3). Ancient myths in various cultures and their influence on modern literature and film. Fulfills multicultural requirement.

4000 Level Courses

4300. Research in Classics (3). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Undergraduate research in classics under direction of instructor. Repeatable for up to 9 hours credit. (Writing Intensive)

4310. Seminar in Classics (3). Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Intensive study of a topic in ancient culture. Repeatable for up to 9 hours credit. (Writing Intensive)Back to Top

 

5000 Level Courses

5101. Classical Language Pedagogy (1). Systemic formal training in language pedagogy for Latin and ancient Greek.

5102. Classical Culture Pedagogy (1). Systematic formal training in pedagogy for diverse classical culture courses.

5301. Studies in Greco-Roman Literature (3). Selected studies in major authors, genres, or themes. May be repeated up to 9 credit hours with different content.

5305. Aims and Methods of Classical Scholarship (3). A general overview of aims and methods of ancient studies covering primary and secondary sources.

5311. Classical Art and Archaeology (3). Examines architecture, sculpture, and painting of the Greco-Roman World. May be repeated up to 6 credit hours with different content.

5315. Topics in Classics (3). A problem-oriented approach to contemporary themes in the scholarship of Greco-Roman antiquity. Repeatable for up to 9 credit hours with different content.

5350. The Classical Tradition (3). Designed to acquaint students with the influence of ancient Rome and Greece on Western culture. Readings in English.

6000 Level Course

6000. Master's Thesis (V1-6).

7000 Level Course

7000. Research (V1-12).Back to Top