Fall 2013 Course Offerings
Greek and Roman Civilization and Classical Archaeology
- 201. Introduction to Classical Civilization (3).
Introductory survey of civilization of ancient Greece and Rome. Includes aspects of history, literature, art and archaeology, philosophy and religion. Writing-emphasis course. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (CC).
- 221. Early Greek Mythology (3).
Archaic Greek religion through comprehensive study of Greek myths with emphasis on how they reflect the early Greek vision of the universe and humanity's place in it. Origins and development of Greek myths and the rise of organized religion, from the Bronze Age to about 450 BCE. Writing-emphasis course. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH).
- 232. Archaeology and Art of Ancient Greece and Rome (3).
Survey from the earliest human presence in the Mediterranean to the end of the Roman Empire (c. 200,000 BCE-476 CE). For prehistoric times emphasis on material remains and anthropological theory used to recreate the cultures of the Minoans, Mycenaeans, Dark Age Greeks, and Etruscans. For the historical Greek and Roman periods emphasis on developments in architecture, sculpture, vase painting, wall painting, mosaics, and minor arts. Relationship of art to society. Writing-emphasis course. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH).
- 253. Greek and Roman Literature in English Translation (3).
Major literature of ancient Greece and Rome from Homer to Tacitus. Writing-emphasis course. Satisfies General Education Requirement: (AH).
- 273. Medical and Scientific Terminology (3).
Greek and Latin roots from which medical and scientific terminology is derived. Extensive practice in analysis of terms. Practice in use of Latin nomenclature. This course is self-paced and Internet-based
- 436. Cities and Sanctuaries of the Greek and Roman World (3).
Major cities and sanctuaries in Greece, the Greek Colonies, and the Roman Empire. Approach is archaeological, focusing on physical evidence - landscape, architecture and artifacts as well as descriptions of ancient authors. Cities include various types - planned and unplanned, seaports, caravan centers, government and commercial centers. The sanctuaries also vary in function including prophetic centers, athletic centers, theater centers, and healing centers. Writing-emphasis course.
- 443. Intensive Survey of the Archaeology of Greece (3).
Survey of the archaeology and art of Greece and the Greek-speaking areas from the Orientalizing through Hellenistic periods (c. 700-30 BCE). Developments in architecture, sculpture, and vase painting seen in the context of changes in society. Archaeological evidence for daily life, economy, and political institutions. Writing-emphasis course.
- 121-122. Beginning Greek (4,4).
Must be taken in sequence.
- 261. Intermediate Greek: Grammar Review and Readings (3).
Systematic review of Attic Greek and readings from selected authors. Prereq: 122.
- 401. Greek Poetry (3).
Epic, lyric, drama. Authors vary. Prereq: 261.
- 111 Beginning Latin (4).
Not available to students eligible for Latin 150.
- 251. Intermediate Latin: Grammar Review and Readings (3).
Prereq: 112 or 150 or placement through the Latin placement examination.
- 351. Cicero and Sallust (3).
Prereq: 252 or equivalent.
- 435. Medieval Latin (3).
Selected readings from the Latin prose and poetry of medieval Europe. Prereq: Consent of instructor.