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Course ID:CLAS 1000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Greek Culture
Course
Description:
The characteristics of Greek literature and culture, taught principally through translations of selections from Greek authors.
Athena Title:GREEK CULTURE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 1000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 1000H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Greek Culture (Honors)
Course
Description:
The characteristics of Greek literature and culture, taught principally through translations of selections from Greek authors.
Athena Title:GREEK CULTURE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 1000
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 1010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Roman Culture
Course
Description:
The characteristics of Roman literature and culture, taught principally through translations of selections from Roman authors.
Athena Title:ROMAN CULTURE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 1010H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 1010H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Roman Culture (Honors)
Course
Description:
The characteristics of Roman literature and culture, taught principally through translations of selections from Roman authors.
Athena Title:ROMAN CULTURE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 1010
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 1020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Classical Mythology
Course
Description:
The myths and sagas of the Greeks and Romans, taught in particular through ancient literature.
Athena Title:Classical Mythology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 1020E, CLAS 1020H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 1020H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Classical Mythology (Honors)
Course
Description:
The myths and sagas of the Greeks and Romans, taught in particular through ancient literature.
Athena Title:Classical Mythology (Honors)
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 1020, CLAS 1020E
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 1020E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Classical Mythology
Course
Description:
The myths and sagas of the Greeks and Romans, taught in particular through ancient literature.
Athena Title:Classical Mythology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 1020, CLAS 1020H
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 1030E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Medical Terminology
Course
Description:
Medical terminology derived from Greek and Latin, concentrating on the meanings of the components of medical terms and the principles that govern their arrangement, with some attention to the history of ancient medicine.
Athena Title:MEDICAL TERMS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 1030
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 1030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Medical Terminology
Course
Description:
Medical terminology derived from Greek and Latin, concentrating on the meanings of the components of medical terms and the principles that govern their arrangement, with some attention to the history of ancient medicine.
Athena Title:MEDICAL TERMS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS(ANTH) 2000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Classical Archaeology
Course
Description:
Concepts and principles of archaeology, including site formation, survey and excavation techniques, artifact retrieval and analysis, chronology, archaeological theory, and contemporary issues such as "ownership" of the past; focus on sites from Greek and Roman antiquity.
Athena Title:Intro to Classical Archaeology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 2000E, ANTH 2000E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS(ANTH) 2000E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Classical Archaeology
Course
Description:
Concepts and principles of archaeology, including site formation, survey and excavation techniques, artifact retrieval and analysis, chronology, archaeological theory, and contemporary issues such as "ownership" of the past; focus on sites from Greek and Roman antiquity.
Athena Title:Intro to Classical Archaeology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 2000, ANTH 2000
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS(LING) 2010. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Nature of the English Vocabulary
Course
Description:
The nature and composition of the English vocabulary, with particular attention to Greek and Latin elements, and its development among diverse cultures and societies; techniques of morphological analysis, allomorphy, derivational morphology, formal and semantic change, and Indo-European etymology.
Athena Title:ENGLISH VOCABULARY
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 2110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Reacting to the Past: Athens and China
Course
Description:
In "Athens, Greece, 403 BCE" students, as Athenians, reestablish the polis after war and tyranny, debating amnesty, citizenry, education, foreign policy. In "China, 1587" students, as Chinese scholars, apply Confucian precepts to a dynasty in peril and confront a crisis in succession raised by the Wanli Emperor's break with tradition.
Athena Title:REACT ATHENS/CHINA
Nontraditional Format:Through role-playing, students investigate large questions of historical causation. The class is constructed as a set of games that unfold unpredictably. Students run all game sessions; instructors advise factions and grade oral and written work. At the end of each game portion, in a series of post-mortem explorations, instructors set forth what did happen historically and compare “real” history to what happened in the classroom version.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 3000. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Classical Europe
Course
Description:
The history, literature, and material culture of the ancient Mediterranean World from Troy to Augustine. Topics include major periods, historical events, and figures from Greece and Rome that played a pivotal role in the development of Western Culture.
Athena Title:Intro to Classical Europe
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 3010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to the Classical Americas
Course
Description:
The multicultural legacy of the Neoclassical emulation and reinterpretation of Classical Antiquity on African Americans, Latina/Latino, and minority experiences in the Americas from the discovery of the New World to Post-Colonialism that continues to affect contemporary multicultural issues facing minorities in the Americas.
Athena Title:Intro to the Classical America
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI(CLAS) 4002/6002. 3 hours.
Course Title:Greek and Roman Painting
Course
Description:
Art and architecture of the Roman villa from its origins 300 BC in Italy to its end AD 350 across the Roman Empire with an emphasis on sculpture, painting, and literary evidence for the culture of the villa phenomena. Critical methodological issues, recent archaeological discoveries, and on-going debates are highlighted.
Athena Title:G/R PAINTING
Prerequisite:(Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major) or (two from CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS 1020H or CLAS 2000)
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI(CLAS) 4004/6004. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Roman Villa
Course
Description:
Painting produced in the Greek and Roman worlds from 800 BC to AD 300 with an emphasis on the art's social-historical development and display, materials and techniques, literary exphrasis, and the culture of painting and viewing. Critical methodological issues, recent archaeological discoveries, and on-going debates are highlighted.
Athena Title:ROMAN VILLA
Prerequisite:(Two ARHI 3000-level courses and permission of major) or (two from CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS 1020H or CLAS 2000)
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI(CLAS) 4006/6006. 3 hours.
Course Title:Color in Ancient Art
Course
Description:
Study of the importance and function of color in ancient Mediterranean art and culture from the Bronze Age (3000 BC) to the end of Classical Antiquity (AD 330). Topics include artistic materials and techniques, languages of color, ancient color theory, and the reception of color (or lack thereof) on ancient artworks. Critical methodological issues, recent archaeological discoveries, and ongoing debates are highlighted.
Athena Title:COLOR ANC ART
Prerequisite:(Two ARHI 3000-level courses and POM) or two from CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS 1020H or CLAS 2000
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARHI(CLAS) 4008/6008. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ancient Roman Sculpture
Course
Description:
Sculpture produced in Rome and the Roman Empire from 200 BC to AD 330 with an emphasis on portraiture, mythological statuary, and state reliefs. Topics of interest include materials and techniques, ancient display and function, literary descriptions of statuary, Roman viewers, and the modern historiography and reception of Roman marble statuary. Recent discoveries, current methodological approaches, and new research are critically examined.
Athena Title:ROMAN SCULPTURE
Prerequisite:Two ARHI 3000-level courses or CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS1020H or CLAS 2000 or CLAS 4350 or CLAS 4400
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4010/6010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Archaic Greece
Course
Description:
The expanding world of Greek culture in the period from 750 to 480 BC, including consideration of the many new and influential developments in art, literature, history, political science, and philosophy, and their interrelationships.
Athena Title:ARCHAIC GREECE
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1020 or HIST 3250 or HIST 4311/6311 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4030/6030. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Archaeology of the Greek Colonies
Course
Description:
The archaeology of the Greek colonies in Ionia, Magna Graecia, and the Black Sea area is examined to identify and explain the combination of Greek and indigenous cultures in these areas on the fringes of the Greek world.
Athena Title:ARCH GREEK COLONIES
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or HIST 2301 or HIST 3250 or HIST 4311/6311 or HIST 4312/6312 or ARST 2310 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4040/6040. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Hellenistic World
Course
Description:
Archaeology, art, culture, and history of Greece and the East from the rise of Alexander to Rome's annexation of Egypt.
Athena Title:The Hellenistic World
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 4040W
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or HIST 3250 or HIST 4311/6311 or HIST 4321/6321 or HIST 4322/6322 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4040W. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Hellenistic World
Course
Description:
Archaeology, art, culture, and history of Greece and the East from the rise of Alexander to Rome's annexation of Egypt.
Athena Title:HELLENISTIC WORLD
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 4040/6040
Nontraditional Format:This version of the course will be taught as writing intensive, which means that the course will include substantial and ongoing writing assignments that a) relate clearly to course learning; b) teach the communication values of a discipline—for example, its practices of argument, evidence, credibility, and format; and c) prepare students for further writing in their academic work, in graduate school, and in professional life. The written assignments will result in a significant and diverse body of written work (the equivalent of 6000 words or 25 pages) and the instructor (and/or the teaching assistant assigned to the course) will be closely involved in student writing, providing opportunities for feedback, and substantive revision.
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or HIST(CLAS) 3311 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4070/6070. 3 hours.
Course Title:Roman Britain
Course
Description:
Examination of the literary, material, and environmental evidence for Roman occupation in Britain; investigation of the interaction between indigenous and Roman populations to illustrate processes of Romanization; examination of the social and economic structure of the Roman frontier in Britain and its place within the wider imperial context.
Athena Title:ROMAN BRITAIN
Prerequisite:CLAS(ANTH) 2000 or CLAS 1010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4100/6100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ancient Roman Cities
Course
Description:
Selected Roman cities and their architecture; principles upon which they were planned and designed. Roman reworking of the theories of Hippodamus, and study of the architectural writings of Vitruvius. Detailed study of the topography and monuments of various Roman cities, including Rome, Ostia, Alba Fucens, Saepinum, cities of Rome's provinces.
Athena Title:ANC ROMAN CITIES
Prerequisite:CLAS 1010 or CLAS(ANTH) 2000 or HIST(CLAS) 3312 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4110/6110. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Etruscans and Early Rome
Course
Description:
The art and culture of the people of Northern Italy known as the Etruscans, with special attention to their relationship with the Greek world and their role in the development of Rome as a city.
Athena Title:ETRUSCANS
Prerequisite:CLAS 1010 or HIST 3250 or HIST 4321/6321 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4120/6120. 3 hours.
Course Title:Pompeii and Herculaneum: The Buried Cities
Course
Description:
Pompeii, Herculaneum, and the area destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Concentration will be on political, social, religious, and economic life, combined with a study of the painting, sculpture, and architecture of the excavated cities and villas.
Athena Title:POMPEII & HERCULANE
Prerequisite:CLAS 1010 or HIST 3250 or HIST 4321/6321 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4130/6130. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Archaeology of Rome's Provinces
Course
Description:
The archaeology of the Western and/or Eastern provinces of the Roman Empire, concentrating on the major cities and sanctuaries and their physical remains.
Athena Title:ARCH ROME PROVINCES
Prerequisite:CLAS 1010 or CLAS(ANTH) 2000 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4140/6140. 3 hours.
Course Title:Archaeology of Punic and Roman Carthage
Course
Description:
The civilization of Roman North Africa from the Punic period through the Arab Conquest, using the important city of Carthage as a model.
Athena Title:ARCH CARTHAGE
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS(ANTH) 2000 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4150/6150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Practicum in Classical Archaeology
Course
Description:
All aspects of modern field archaeology on a classical site, including excavation techniques, the keeping of field records, and the classification and conservation of finds from the moment of recovery to their final disposition in museums.
Athena Title:PRACT CLASSIC ARCH
Nontraditional Format:Open only to students participating in the University's Carthage excavation.
Prerequisite:CLAS 1010 or CLAS(ANTH) 2000 or permission of department
Corequisite:CLAS 4140/6140
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4160/6160. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of Late Antiquity
Course
Description:
The literature and history of late antiquity (270-400 AD) with attention to political, social, intellectual, and religious developments.
Athena Title:LATE ANTIQUITY
Prerequisite:CLAS 1010 or HIST(CLAS) 3312
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4200/6200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ancient Comedy
Course
Description:
Ancient comedy in English translation, concentrating on fifth-century Athens, and tracing its changing focus through Menander to Plautus and Terence; also considered will be the theoretical basis of comedy as discussed by Aristotle and others, as well as the place of comedy within the history of genres.
Athena Title:ANCIENT COMEDY
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1020 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4210/6210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ancient Tragedy
Course
Description:
The conventions of classical tragedy as exemplified in the plays (in English translation) of the Greek dramatists Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, as well as the Roman tragedian Seneca.
Athena Title:Ancient Tragedy
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 4210W
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4210W. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ancient Tragedy
Course
Description:
The conventions of classical tragedy as exemplified in the plays (in English translation) of the Greek dramatists Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, as well as the Roman tragedian Seneca.
Athena Title:ANCIENT TRAGEDY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 4210/6210
Nontraditional Format:This version of the course will be taught as writing intensive, which means that the course will include substantial and ongoing writing assignments that a) relate clearly to course learning; b) teach the communication values of a discipline—for example, its practices of argument, evidence, credibility, and format; and c) prepare students for further writing in their academic work, in graduate school, and in professional life. The written assignments will result in a significant and diverse body of written work (the equivalent of 6000 words or 25 pages) and the instructor (and/or the teaching assistant assigned to the course) will be closely involved in student writing, providing opportunities for feedback, and substantive revision.
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1020 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4220/6220. 3 hours.
Course Title:Classical Epic Poetry
Course
Description:
The epic poetry of Greece and Rome with emphasis on Homer and Vergil, some attention being given to other epic works, such as those by Apollonius of Rhodes, Ennius, and Lucan. The historical and cultural background of epic will be examined, and the poems will be read in English translation.
Athena Title:EPIC POETRY
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1020 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4230/6230. 3 hours.
Course Title:Classical Rhetoric
Course
Description:
Classical rhetoric, with special attention to Plato, Aristotle, and Cicero.
Athena Title:Classical Rhetoric
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 4230W
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or SPCM 1100
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4230W. 3 hours.
Course Title:Classical Rhetoric
Course
Description:
Classical rhetoric, with special attention to Plato, Aristotle, and Cicero.
Athena Title:CLASSICAL RHETORIC
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 4230/6230
Nontraditional Format:This version of the course will be taught as writing intensive, which means that the course will include substantial and ongoing writing assignments that a) relate clearly to course learning; b) teach the communication values of a discipline—for example, its practices of argument, evidence, credibility, and format; and c) prepare students for further writing in their academic work, in graduate school, and in professional life. The written assignments will result in a significant and diverse body of written work (the equivalent of 6000 words or 25 pages) and the instructor (and/or the teaching assistant assigned to the course) will be closely involved in student writing, providing opportunities for feedback and substantive revision.
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or SPCM 1100 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4240/6240. 3 hours.
Course Title:Analysis of Classical Mythology
Course
Description:
The interpretation and analysis of ancient myths, particularly those of Greece and Rome.
Athena Title:Analysis Classical Mythology
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1020 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4250/6250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ancient Novel
Course
Description:
Ancient prose fiction (in English translation), including the Latin novels of Petronius and Apuleius and examples of the Greek novel. Topics include the relationship between the novel and other literary genres, the social and intellectual background of the authors, the themes of love, travel, and magic, and the novel's audience.
Athena Title:ANCIENT NOVEL
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1020 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4260/6260. 3 hours.
Course Title:Literature of the Classical Tradition
Course
Description:
An examination of the influence and reception of classical texts in the literature and culture of later eras (e.g., the Middle Ages and Renaissance).
Athena Title:CLASS TRADITION
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1020 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4300W. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Selected Topics in Ancient Civilization
Course
Description:
Special topics in the civilization of Greece and Rome. Topics will vary as demand requires.
Athena Title:Selected Topics in Ancient Civ
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 4300, CLAS 6300
Nontraditional Format:This version of the course will be taught as writing intensive, which means that the course will include substantial and ongoing writing assignments that a) relate clearly to course learning; b)teach the communication values of a discipline—for example, its practices of argument, evidence, credibility, and format; and c)prepare students for further writing in their academic work, in graduate school, and in professional life. The written assignments will result in a significant and diverse body of written work (the equivalent of 6000 words or 25 pages) and the instructor (and/or the teaching assistant assigned to the course)will be closely involved in student writing, providing opportunities for feedback, and substantive revision.
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4300/6300. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Selected Topics in Ancient Civilization
Course
Description:
Special topics in the civilization of Greece and Rome. Topics will vary as demand requires.
Athena Title:Selected Topics in Ancient Civ
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 4300W
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4305/6305. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Selected Topics in Ancient Civilization: Studies Abroad
Course
Description:
Special topics in the civilization of ancient Greece and Rome. Topics will vary as demand requires.
Athena Title:ANC TOPICS ABROAD
Undergraduate Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4310. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Readings in Classical Culture
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a faculty project director.
Athena Title:DIR READINGS IN CLC
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HIST(CLAS) 4320/6320. 3 hours.
Course Title:Law and Society in the Greco-Roman World
Course
Description:
Law and its functions in ancient society from archaic Greece through the fifth century A.D. Includes discussion of Greek, Roman, and Christian legal codes, legal procedure, and the theory of law; also of law as a source for social history, especially issues of gender, class, crime, and the ancient economy.
Athena Title:ANCIENT LAW
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4330/6330. 3 hours.
Course Title:Greek Theater and Theatricality
Course
Description:
An examination of the tragic and comic texts and performance contexts of the Greek theater. Special attention is paid to theater design and the festivals that included performance and to the reception of Greek tragedy and comedy and their re-performance, down to the modern period.
Athena Title:GREEK THEATER
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS 1020H or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4340W. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ancient Athens
Course
Description:
Examination of the archaeological, literary, and environmental evidence for the ancient city of Athens, from the Dark Ages through the Roman period, with special emphasis on the creation of the polis, its social, economic, and cultural systems, and its place within the wider Greek world.
Athena Title:ANCIENT ATHENS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 4340/6340
Nontraditional Format:This version of the course will be taught as writing intensive, which means that the course will include substantial and ongoing writing assignments that a) relate clearly to course learning; b) teach the communication values of a discipline—for example, its practices of argument, evidence, credibility, and format; and c) prepare students for further writing in their academic work, in graduate school, and in professional life. The written assignments will result in a significant and diverse body of written work (the equivalent of 6000 words or 25 pages) and the instructor (and/or the teaching assistant assigned to the course) will be closely involved in student writing, providing opportunities for feedback and substantive revision.
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1020 or CLAS(ANTH) 2000 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4340/6340. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ancient Athens
Course
Description:
Examination of the archaeological, literary, and environmental evidence for the ancient city of Athens, from the Dark Ages through the Roman period, with special emphasis on the creation of the polis, its social, economic, and cultural systems, and its place within the wider Greek world.
Athena Title:Ancient Athens
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 4340W
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1020 or CLAS(ANTH) 2000 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4350/6350. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Ancient Rome
Course
Description:
Examination of the archaeological, literary, and topographical evidence for the ancient city of Rome, from the Regal period through the fourth century A.D., with special emphasis on the architectural development of the urban/suburban continuum in ancient Rome and its environs.
Athena Title:ANCIENT ROME
Prerequisite:CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1020 or CLAS(ANTH) 2000 or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4360/6360. 3 hours.
Course Title:An Introduction to Ancient Daily Life
Course
Description:
Introduction to social science aspects of the ancient world: the economy, agriculture, demography, nourishment, disease. The course includes us of theoretical models and comparative material from other societies to illuminate equivalent aspects of the ancient world, where often not enough evidence remains to generate reliable statistics.
Athena Title:Intro to Ancient Daily Life
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 4360W
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1020 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4360W. 3 hours.
Course Title:An Introduction to Ancient Daily Life
Course
Description:
Introduction to social science aspects of the ancient world: the economy, agriculture, demography, nourishment, disease. The course includes use of theoretical models and comparative material from other societies to illuminate equivalent aspects of the ancient world, where often not enough evidence remains to generate reliable statistics.
Athena Title:ANCIENT DAILY LIFE
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in CLAS 4360/6360
Nontraditional Format:This version of the course will be taught as writing intensive, which means that the course will include substantial and ongoing writing assignments that a) relate clearly to course learning; b) teach the communication values of a discipline—for example, its practices of argument, evidence, credibility, and format; and c) prepare students for further writing in their academic work, in graduate school, and in professional life. The written assignments will result in a significant and diverse body of written work (the equivalent of 6000 words or 25 pages) and the instructor (and/or the teaching assistant assigned to the course) will be closely involved in student writing, providing opportunities for feedback and substantive revision.
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1020 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4370/6370. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Roman Theatre and Theatricality
Course
Description:
This course traces the tragic and comic texts and performance contexts of the Roman theatre and the theatricality of spectacle and politics in the Roman Republic and early Imperial Rome. Emphasis is placed on theatre design and spectacle entertainment and the legacy of Rome on British and European theatre.
Athena Title:ROMAN THEATRE
Undergraduate Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS 1020H
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4380/6380. 3 hours.
Course Title:Death: Antiquity and Its Legacy
Course
Description:
An examination of funerals, disposal, and the commemoration of the dead in ancient Greece and Italy and the legacy of ancient death in the modern era from Medieval to contemporary practices. Emphasis is placed on death in the urban and suburban landscape and the changing periphery of the dead.
Athena Title:DEATH ANT & LEGACY
Undergraduate Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS 1020H
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4390/6390. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Grand Tour: Visions and Revisions of Classical Antiquity
Course
Description:
Examination of the ruins and monuments of Classical antiquity in Greece, Italy, and Egypt as the literal and figurative destinations of the Grand Tour and the inspiration for Neoclassicism in Europe and North America that imitated the grandeur of Classical antiquity in politics, the arts and architecture.
Athena Title:GRAND TOUR
Prerequisite:CLAS 1000 or CLAS 1000H or CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1010H or CLAS 1020 or CLAS 1020H
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4400/6400. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Art of Rome
Course
Description:
Examination of Roman art from the Regal period through the fourth century A.D., with special emphasis on its production in the city of Rome and in Italy and its relationship to Etruscan, Greek, and Italic art.
Athena Title:ART OF ROME
Nontraditional Format:Course offered in Rome Studies Abroad program.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:CLAS 1010 or CLAS 1020 or CLAS(ANTH) 2000 or permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:COMM(CLAS) 4410/6410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Rhetoric and Democracy in the Ancient World
Course
Description:
Examination of the role of rhetoric in the political systems of democratic Athens and republican Rome through readings from ancient speeches and ancient rhetorical theory. It especially considers the relationship between rhetoric and civic engagement and the influence of ancient rhetoric on modern democratic discourse.
Athena Title:Rhetoric and Democracy
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LING(CLAS) 4610/6610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Sanskrit I
Course
Description:
The phonology, morphology, and syntax of the classical Sanskrit language, emphasizing the position of Sanskrit within the Indo-European language family and its importance for Indo-European linguistics.
Athena Title:SANSKRIT I
Prerequisite:LING 2100 or ENGL(LING) 3030 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:LING(CLAS) 4620/6620. 3 hours.
Course Title:Sanskrit II
Course
Description:
Continued studies in both the synchronic and diachronic grammar of classical Sanskrit.
Athena Title:SANSKRIT II
Prerequisite:LING(CLAS) 4610/6610
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4960H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the supervision of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4970H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the supervision of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4980H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the supervision of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READING
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 4990H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Thesis
Course
Description:
Individual research in the major field or a closely related field.
Athena Title:HONORS THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Students in this course meet with their supervising professor as needed to successfully complete assignments and readings.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 5000E. 1 hour.
Course Title:Proseminar in Classics: Bibliography and Methods of Research
Course
Description:
Methods, history, and bibliography in philology and other areas of the classics as a background to graduate study in Greek and/or Latin.
Athena Title:Proseminar in Classics
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:CLAS 7000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:CLAS 7010. 2 hours.
Course Title:Scholarly Research and Writing Methods
Course
Description:
Introduces students to scholarly research methods and to scholarly writing in the field of classics. It also serves to facilitate the production of the thesis or final teaching project for students at the M.A. level. As part of the course, students will choose a topic, assemble a committee, write a prospectus for the final project, and pass an oral defense of the prospectus.
Athena Title:Scholarly Research and Writing
Nontraditional Format:Early in the semester, students will meet in traditional lectures, but students will also work outside of the lecture format, meeting with their individual advisory committees to complete course requirements.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:CLAS 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:CLAS 8000. 1 hour.
Course Title:Proseminar in Classics: Bibliography and Methods of Research
Course
Description:
Methods, history, and bibliography in philology and other areas of the classics as a background to graduate study in Greek and/or Latin.
Athena Title:PROSEMINAR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:CLAS 8010. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Greek Civilization
Course
Description:
Topics in Greek literature or civilization.
Athena Title:GREEK CIVILIZATION
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CLAS 8020. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Roman Civilization
Course
Description:
Topics in Roman literature or civilization.
Athena Title:ROMAN CIVILIZATION
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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