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Classical Studies

The minor in classical studies introduces students to the literature, culture, philosophy, history and languages of Greco-Roman civilization. The requirement is successful completion of 24 credits chosen from the following courses offered by participating academic units. Students who take Latin or Greek can apply up to 12 credit hours to the minor.

Required Courses

Credit Hours

Choose one of the following:

3

GHUM 250. Foundations of Western Culture: The Greek Experience

 

GHUM 250. Foundations of Western Culture: The Roman Experience

 

Choose seven of the following:

21

GRK 101-102. Elementary Greek

 

GRK 231-232. Intermediate Greek

 

LAT 101-102. Elementary Latin

 

LAT 231-232. Intermediate Latin

 

GARTH 205. Survey of Work Art I: Prehistoric to Renaissance

 

ARTH 322. Ancient Art

 

ARTH 340. Early Medieval Art

 

ARTH 424. Arts of Ancient Egypt

 

CLAS 100. Greek and Latin Roots of English Words

 

CLAS 265. The Individual and Society in Ancient Greece and Rome

 

CLAS 266. Greek and Roman Classics in Translation

 

CLAS 337. Human Values: The Classical Tradition

 

CLAS 360. Topics in Greek and Roman Culture

 

ENG 305. Mythology

 

GHIST 101. World History to 1500

 

HIST 369. Greek History, 3000 BC – AD 267

 

HIST 391. Travel Studies Seminar

 

HIST 455. World Political and Social Thought to Early Modern Times

 

HIST 474. The Byzantine Empire

 

HIST 467. The Roman Republic

 

HIST 468. The Roman Empire

 

HIST 489. Selected Topics in World History

(when topic is related to Greece or Rome)

 

PHIL 340. Ancient Greek Philosophy

 

PHIL 460. Topics in Classical Philosophy

 

POSC 310. Political Theory Ancient to Early Modern

 

REL 202. Introduction to the New Testament

 

REL 240. Jesus and the Moral Life

 

REL 344. Christianity in the Roman Empire

 

REL 346. Religions in Greece and Rome

 

REL 360. History of Western Religious Thought

 

REL 460. Topics in Ancient Jewish and Early Christian Literature

 


 

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