Classics (CLAS)

CLAS 155L - Survey of Greek and Roman Lit. 3 Credits.

Offered every autumn. An introduction to the literature of classical Greece and Rome. Readings in English translations of ancient works by Homer, Sophocles, Herodotus, Plato, Cicero, Vergil, Livy, and Ovid (and/or similar authors).

Gen Ed Attributes: Lit & Artistic Studies (L)

CLAS 160L - Classical Mythology. 3 Credits.

Offered every spring and intermittently in summer. Deities and myths of the Greeks and Romans, with emphasis on those of most importance to Western literature and art.

Gen Ed Attributes: Lit & Artistic Studies (L)

CLAS 170 - Myth Seminar: Honors. 1 Credit.

Offered every spring. Coreq., CLAS 160L. Research, writing, and discussion about the mythologies of the Greeks and Romans in a small group setting.

CLAS 180H - Env & Nat in Classical World. 3 Credits.

An interdisciplinary survey of Greek and Roman attitudes towards the environment. The course examines the intellectual and literary history of Classical environmental thought through literature as well as geography, anthropology, archaeology, art history. Topics covered include cosmogony, deforestation, evolution, famine, pre-industrial peasant economy, and human interaction with the landscape through engineering and agriculture. Offered Intermittently.

Gen Ed Attributes: Historical & Cultural Studies, Writing Course-Intermediate

CLAS 191 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R 6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses or one time offerings of current topics.

Gen Ed Attributes: Writing Course-Intermediate

CLAS 192 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered autumn and spring.

CLAS 193 - Study Abroad. 1 Credit.

An orientation to the winter session travel program in Greece. It prepares students for overseas travel through an overview of the major historical periods of Ancient Greece. This overview includes an introduction to Greek art and architecture, history, literature, and philosophy. Students will also begin preparations for individual research projects that will present at various sites in Greece. This class will also help students prepare paperwork required by the University for overseas travel programs.

CLAS 198 - Internship. 1-6 Credits.

Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of department. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. Prior approval must be obtained from the faculty supervisor and the Internship Services office. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship (198, 298, 398, 498) may count toward graduation.

CLAS 251L - The Epic. 3 Credits.

(R?6) Offered intermittently. Reading, study and discussion of epic poems. Selections will vary from Western and non?Western traditions.

Gen Ed Attributes: Lit & Artistic Studies (L), Writing Course-Intermediate

CLAS 252L - Greek Drama: Politics on Stage. 3 Credits.

(R?6) Offered intermittently. A study of the literary, artistic and political dimensions of Greek Tragedy and Comedy. Selections will vary.

Gen Ed Attributes: Lit & Artistic Studies (L), Writing Course-Intermediate

CLAS 291 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R 6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one time offerings of current topics.

CLAS 292 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered autumn and spring.

CLAS 320 - Women in Antiquity. 3 Credits.

Offered intermittently. Prereq., any one MCLG course in Classical Civilization or LATN 102 or GRK 102 or consent of instructor. Examination of varied sources from Ancient Greece, the Hellenistic World, and republican and imperial Rome to clarify the place of women in communities. Women's contribution to community and the mechanisms by which communities attempted to socialize female populations.

CLAS 360H - Ancient Greek Civ and Culture. 3 Credits.

Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of instr. Slide?lecture course. Ancient Greek works of art and architecture, related to and explained by contemporary ideas and values of Greek society.

Gen Ed Attributes: Historical & Cultural Studies

CLAS 365E - The Roots of Western Ethics. 3 Credits.

Offered intermittently. Studies of the origins of Western ethical thinking in the writings of Greek writers and their application to current situations.

Gen Ed Attributes: Ethical & Human Values Course

CLAS 391 - Special Topics. 1-9 Credits.

(R 9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offering of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses or one time offerings of current topics.

CLAS 392 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered autumn and spring.

CLAS 393 - Study Abroad. 3 Credits.

Prereq., CLAS 193. Site visits include Athens, Knossos, Mycenae, Corinth, Olympia, Delphi and others. Lectures on location in museums and archaeological sites.

CLAS 396 - Practicum. 1-12 Credits.

CLAS 399 - Capstone. 3 Credits.

Prereq., LATN 202 and GRK 202 or equiavlanent and junior standning. The Classics Proseminar serves as a capstone experience and research methodology course required of majors in Classical Languages, Classical Civilizations, and Latin. Students will develop advanced research skills in a variety of interdisciplinary approaches arranged around a seminar topic. Students will have the opportunity to be introduced to advanced topics in Classics including lexicography, epigraphy, palaeography, textual criticism, archaeology, numismatics, etc. The class will culminate in a research symposium during which students will present their research papers.

Gen Ed Attributes: Writing Course-Advanced

CLAS 594 - Graduate Seminar. 1-6 Credits.

(R 6) Offered intermittently. Level: Graduate

CLAS 595 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

CLAS 596 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R 6) Offered intermittently. Level: Graduate

CLAS 598 - Internship. 1-9 Credits.

(R 9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of department. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. Prior approval must be obtained from the faculty supervisor and the Internship Services office. Level: Graduate