Classical Studies Minor: Courses

Provided here are the course descriptions for the classes offered in the Classical Studies Minor.

 

GREK 2010 - Intermediate Ancient Greek I (3) / GREK 2020 - Intermediate Ancient Greek II (3)

Prerequisites: GREK 1020. Continued study of grammar and syntax. Acquaint students with the great prose writers of fifth-century (B.C.E.) Athens. Readings may include Herodotus, Histories, Demosthenes, On the Crown, and selected dialogues of Plato.

LATN 2010 - Intermediate Latin I (3) / LATN 2020 - Intermediate Latin II (3)

A continuation of first year, with reading from Latin prose and poetry and some prose composition.

LATN/GREK 4910 - Special Topics in Classical Studies (3)

Can be repeated for credit.


ARTH 4017 - Classical Art (3)

A survey of the arts of Greece and Rome. Offered in alternate years.

ENGL 3280 - Mythology (3)

Prerequisites: ENGL 1020.  Classical mythology and myths from other cultures and relation of myth to literature, psychology, and popular culture.

HIST 3310 - Ancient History (3)

A survey of the origins of ancient urban civilization, including the river valley civilizations of Egypt and Mesopotamia, Israel, and Greece, with emphasis on the development of cultural, religious, political, and social institutions.

HIST 4237 - Women in the Ancient World (3)

A study of the history and circumstances of women in antiquity, including the cultures of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome.

PSCI 4199 Classical Political Philosophy (3)

An examination of the classical tradition in political thought with emphasis on reading the works of Plato and Aristotle, as well as those of later
representatives of this tradition. (PT)

PHIL 3031 - History of Ancient Philosophy (3)

Prerequisites: Two (2) PHIL courses at the 1000 - 2000 level, or permission of the instructor. The development of Western philosophy in the Greek world from the pre-Socratic philosophers to Plotinus. Major emphasis on Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. (fall)

PHIL 4107/5107 - Classical Political Philosophy (3)

Prerequisites: At least one (1) PHIL course at the 3000 level; or permission of the instructor. An examination of the classical tradition in
political thought with emphasis on reading the works of Plato and Aristotle, as well as those of later representatives of this tradition. (fall, even years)

RELI 3240 - Hebrew Scriptures (3)

Prerequisites: RELI 2210, or permission of the instructor. A historical and literary survey of the Hebrew Bible. (fall, odd years)

RELI 3250 - Greek Scriptures (3)

Prerequisites: RELI 2210, or permission of the instructor. A historical and literary survey of the Greek/ Christian Scriptures. (spring, even years)