University Bulletin 2016-17

Classics

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  • CLA 103
    Art History I
    3 cr

    A survey of art and architecture of Europe and the Near East from the prehistoric to the end of the Gothic era. Identical with ARH 103. Credit cannot be received for both CLA 103 and ARH 103. Fee. Core Course.

  • CLA 105
    Encounter with the Humanities
    3 cr

    Introduction to the various disciplines within the humanities with emphasis on the role each plays in a liberal arts education. Identical with AIS 105. Credit cannot be received for both CLA 105 and AIS 105. Core Course.

  • CLA 110
    Intro Anc Greek Roman Culture
    3 cr

    A survey of the history, literature, philosophy, religion, art architecture, sociology, and political institutions of the Greek and Roman world with readings in translation from major Greek and Latin authors.

  • CLA 240
    Western Philosophy: Classical
    3 cr

    Survey of classical Greek philosophy. The philosophers surveyed may include Presocratic philosophers, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and Hellenistic philosophers. Fulfills the General Education Requirement. Identical with PHL 240. Credit cannot be received for both CLA 240 and PHL 240.

    Pre-requisite: CA 101 Minimum Grade of D
  • CLA 290
    Sp Top -
    3 cr

    Different figures, periods or topics of significance in Classics will be studied as announced. May be repeated, when content varies, for a total of six hours.

  • CLA 304
    Ancient Greek Art Architecture
    3 cr

    Architecture, sculpture, and painting in Ancient Greece and the expansion and influence of Greek culture in the Ancient World.

    Pre-requisite: ARH 103 Minimum Grade of C or CLA 110 Minimum Grade of C
  • CLA 306
    Roman Art
    3 cr

    Roman Art: Architecture, sculpture, and painting in Ancient Rome and its empire. Fee.

    Pre-requisite: (ARH 103 Minimum Grade of C or CLA 103 Minimum Grade of C) or CLA 110 Minimum Grade of C
  • CLA 310
    Classical Mythology
    3 cr

    Through the disciplines of English and Philosophy, this course will provide a introduction to myths and to the literature that recounts the myths and to the literature that recounts the myths, legends, and folktales of ancient Greece and Rome. This course will also look at how different writers treat the material and why their treatments vary. Cross-listed with PHL 310, REL 310, and EH 310. Credit cannot be received for both CLA 310 and either PHL 310 or REL 310 or EH 310.

    Pre-requisite: ACT English 27( or SAT Critical Reading 550 or University - EH101 Exempt P or EH 101 Minimum Grade of C or EH 110 Minimum Grade of D or EH 190 Minimum Grade of D or USA 010 Minimum Grade of S) and (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • CLA 311
    Political Philosophy I
    3 cr

    An examination of the central themes of classical Western political philosophy through the reading and discussing of the primary works of such thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, and Aquinas. Cross-listed as PSC 311 and PHL 311. Credit cannot be received for both CLA 311 and either PSC 311 or PHL 311.

  • CLA 390
    Sp Top -
    3 cr

    Different figures, periods or topics of significance in Classics will be studied as announced. May be repeated, when content varies, for a total of six hours.

  • CLA 402
    Rhetoric:Ancient and Modern
    3 cr

    Readings in rhetorical theory, ancient and modern, are applied in specific writing assignments which encourage students to adopt a point of view and address a specific audience.

    Pre-requisite: EH 101 Minimum Grade of C and EH 102 Minimum Grade of C
  • CLA 454
    Ancient Greek Culture
    3 cr

    Through the disciplines of History and Philosophy, ancient Greek culture, including its history, literature, philosophy, art and architecture will be examined.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • CLA 455
    Ancient Roman Culture
    3 cr

    Through the disciplines of History and Philosophy, ancient Roman culture, including its history, literature, philosophy, art and architecture will be examined.

    Pre-requisite: (EH 102 Minimum Grade of C or EH 105 Minimum Grade of C)
  • CLA 492
    Seminar -
    3 cr

    An in-depth investigation of figures, periods or topics in Classics for advanced undergraduates. May be repeated, when content varies, for a total of six hours.

  • CLA 494
    Dir St -
    1 TO 3 cr

    Directed research in Classics under the guidance of a member of the department. Credit according to the magnitude of the individual project. May be repeated, if content varies, for a total of three hours. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing and approval of directing professor and department chair.

  • CLA 499
    Honors Thesis -W
    3 TO 6 cr

    Extended research paper prepared under the direction of thesis advisor plus two-person committee selected by advisor in consultation with student. Prerequisites: The student must have developed a proposal for the thesis in consultation with the advisor, and received permission for the work from the committee. In addition, the student must be a senior major or minor, have completed the common core, and have at least 3.3 GPA in the Classics concentration of the Philosophy major. Credit for this course is only given as an addition to the hours required for the major.

    Pre-requisite: (PHL 120 and PHL 240 and PHL 245 and PHL 321 and PHL 461 and PHL 310 ) or (REL 310 or CLA 310 )
  • CLA 594
    Directed Studies
    3 cr

    Directed research in philosophy under the guidance of a member of the department. May be repeated, if content varies, for a total of six hours. Prerequisite: Graduate Student in Department conferring a Graduate Degree (hence not open to Philosophy majors in any Concentration in Philosophy.)