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BA in Classical Studies: Classics Emphasis
(50–66 hours*)


Emphasizes Greek and Latin literature and language, with some work in Classical Civilization.

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  1. Complete one course from the following:
      CL CV 110 : Introduction to Greek and Roman Literature. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CL CV 110 : Introduction to Greek and Roman Literature. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      DESCRIPTION: Homer's Iliad, Sophocles' Oedipus the King, Vergil's Aeneid, and other important works of the Greeks and Romans.
      NOTE: All readings in English. Honors also.

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      CL CV 201 : The Classical Tradition 1: Antiquity to the Renaissance. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CL CV 201 : The Classical Tradition 1: Antiquity to the Renaissance. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      DESCRIPTION: Civilization from Greek and Roman antiquity to the Italian Renaissance, emphasizing Greco-Roman culture--its institutions, literature, arts, and ideas.

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      : Honors Classical Tradition 1: Antiquity to Renaissance.
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      CL CV 241 : Greek and Roman Mythology. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CL CV 241 : Greek and Roman Mythology. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      DESCRIPTION: Greek and Roman gods, heroes, and myths, emphasizing literature but also giving attention to representations in the visual arts.

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      : Honors Greek and Roman Mythology.
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  2. Complete the following:
  3. Complete one of the following options:
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  5. Complete one course from the following:
  6. Complete the following:
      CL CV 304 : (Cl Cv-Hist 247) Greek History. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CL CV 304 : (Cl Cv-Hist 247) Greek History. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      DESCRIPTION: Political, economic, social, and intellectual history of Greece from Mycenaean times to the Hellenistic period.

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      CL CV 307 : (ClCv-Hist 248) Roman History. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CL CV 307 : (ClCv-Hist 248) Roman History. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      DESCRIPTION: Political, economic, social, and intellectual history of Rome from the foundation of the city to Constantine.

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      CLSCS 397 : Pro-Seminar in Classical Studies. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CLSCS 397 : Pro-Seminar in Classical Studies. (2:2:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: LATIN 201; or GREEK 201
      RECOMMENDED: Latin 302 or Greek 301.
      DESCRIPTION: Mechanics of researching and writing analytical papers in classical studies.  Sectional and adjunct professors present seminal sub-disciplines and model research methods.  Specialized library resources taught in practicum.  Tutorials with faculty underpin focused research questions.

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      CLSCS 497 : Exit Examination in Classical Literature. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CLSCS 497 : Exit Examination in Classical Literature. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: CLSCS 397; at least one course in Latin or Greek at 400-level.
      RECOMMENDED: Coursework above 400-level in Latin and/or Greek.
      DESCRIPTION: Capstone essay culminates undergraduate experience in posing, researching, and writing in consultation with an advisor.  Oral exam tests familiarity with a standardized reading list of classical texts.  Attendance at weekly lectures expands familiarity with broad questions in classical scholarship.

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  7. Complete one course from the following:
  8. Complete three additional courses (at least one Greek and one Latin) from the following:
      Any 400-level courses in Greek or Latin.
      CLSCS 420 : Ancient Literary Criticism. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CLSCS 420 : Ancient Literary Criticism. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      PREREQUISITE: GREEK 302; or LATIN 302
      DESCRIPTION: Survey emphasizing both chief works of the tradition and their practical application to reading of Greek and Latin authors.

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      CLSCS 430R : (Clscs-Hist) Topics in Greek and Roman History. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CLSCS 430R : (Clscs-Hist) Topics in Greek and Roman History. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      PREREQUISITE: Cl Cv 304-Hist 247 and Greek 201 (Greek topics) or Cl Cv 307-Hist 248 and Latin 201 (Roman topics).
      DESCRIPTION: Topics vary (e.g., rise of the Greek city-state, Greek political thought, classical historiography, Rome and the Etruscans, imperial Rome).

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      : Greek City-State.
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      : Classical Historiography.
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      : Hellenistic World.
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      : Rome and Etruscans.
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      : Rise of Rome.
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      : Roman Revolution.
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      : Imperial Rome.
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      : Roman Politics.
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      : Roman Religion.
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      : Augustan Rome.
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      : Archaic Greece.
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      : Athens: Rise and Fall.
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      : 4th Century Greece.
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      : Late Roman Empire.
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      : World of New Testament.
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      : Early Christianity.
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      : Julio-Claudians.
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      CLSCS 490R : Seminar in Classics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CLSCS 490R : Seminar in Classics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      DESCRIPTION: Combined topics in Greek and Latin (e.g., comparative epic poetry, classical tradition of criticism, Euripides and Seneca). Topics vary.

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      CL CV 340R : Topics in Classical Literature and Civilization. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CL CV 340R : Topics in Classical Literature and Civilization. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      DESCRIPTION: Classical literary genres; rhetorical, philosophical, and historical writings; relationships of art and literature; or the classical tradition in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Topics vary.

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      : Greek Historians.
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      : Roman Historians.
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      : Latin Literature in Middle America.
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      : Troy in Art and Literature.
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      : Early Rome.
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      : Classic Historiography.
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      : Greek Tragedy.
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      : Greek Political Thought.
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      : Women in Antiquity.
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      : Greek Ethical Thought.
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      : Roman Religion.
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      : The Etruscans.
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      : Roman Art and Culture.
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      : Augustan Rome.
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      : Christianity and the Empire.
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      Note: Greek 411R, Latin 411R, and Cl Cv 340R may be counted only once each toward graduation.

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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