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CLASSICS Professor Arieti; Associate Professor Siegel; Assistant Professor Irons The requirements for a major in Classical Studies are at least 30 hours, including at least 6 hours of Greek or Latin above the 100-level. The additional hours may be selected from courses in the Greek and Latin languages (if these are in the language used to satisfy the language portion of this major, they must be at the 300-level or above); courses in Classical Studies; History 271, 272; Visual Arts 204; Philosophy 210; and Government and Foreign Affairs 310. The requirements for a major in Greek are at least 30 hours, including at least 12 hours in Greek above the 100-level (of which 6 hours must be in courses at the 300-level or above), History 271, and Classical Studies 203. The additional hours may be selected from courses in Greek (at the 300-level or above), Latin, and Classical Studies; History 272; Visual Arts 204; Philosophy 210; and Government and Foreign Affairs 310. The requirements for a major in Latin are at least 30 hours, including at least 12 hours in Latin above the 100-level (of which 6 hours must be in courses at the 300-level or above), History 272, and Classical Studies 204. The additional hours may be selected from courses in Latin (at the 300-level or above), Greek, and Classical Studies; History 271; Visual Arts 204; Philosophy 210; and Government and Foreign Affairs 310. The requirements for a major in Greek and Latin are at least 36 hours, including at least 12 hours in each language (of which 6 hours must be in courses at the 300-level or above), History 271 and 272, and Classical Studies 203 and 204. The additional hours may be selected from courses in the Greek and Latin languages (at the 300-level or above); courses in Classical Studies; Visual Arts 204; Philosophy 210, and Government and Foreign Affairs 310. A minor in Classical Studies requires 18 hours, at least 3 of which must be at the 300-level or above. Students may select from the following: any courses in Classical Studies; History 271, 272; Visual Arts 204; Philosophy 210; and Government and Foreign Affairs 310. Greek or Latin courses at the 200-level and above may also apply toward the 18-hour requirement, but this minor does not require language courses.

A minor in Greek or Latin requires 18 hours, including at least 6 hours in the language at the 300-level or above. The remaining 12 hours may be selected from the following: courses in Greek or Latin (if they are in the language used to satisfy the language portion of the minor they must be at the 300-level or above); courses in Classical Studies; History 271, 272; Visual Arts 204; Philosophy 210; and Government and Foreign Affairs 310. CLASSICAL STUDIES Courses offered under the rubric of Classical Studies require no knowledge of Latin or Greek and do not carry language credit. CLASSICAL STUDIES 201. (3) ENGLISH ETYMOLOGY. A study of English words as derived from the classical languages. The purpose of the course is to broaden the student’s vocabulary through a study of the historical development of an important element of the English language. No prior knowledge of Greek or Latin is presumed. Not open to freshmen. CLASSICAL STUDIES 202. (3) CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY. A comprehensive survey of Greco-Roman mythology, with the aim of providing the student with a working knowledge of a significant element in Western culture and its creative achievements. Readings and lectures cover both the content of the mythology and its linguistic, archaeological, and anthropological significance. Offered: alternate spring semesters. CLASSICAL STUDIES 203. (3) GREEK LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION. Reading and discussion of major works of classical Greek literature. Literary themes and techniques are considered, as well as the influence of Greek writings on later literature. No knowledge of Greek is required. Offered: fall semester. CLASSICAL STUDIES 204. (3) LATIN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION. Reading and discussion of major works of classical Latin literature. Literary themes and techniques are considered as well as the influence of Latin writings on later literature. No knowledge of Latin is required. Offered: spring semester.

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