The languages and literature of ancient Greece and Rome are the foundation of virtually every discipline in the liberal arts and sciences. The study of Greek and/or Latin, and of Greek and Roman authors in English translation, will deepen a studentâ€™s understanding of any field.
Twenty-one hours required, to include the following:
314. Mythology in Greek and Roman Literature. (3 hours) Selected readings of Greek and Roman literature (in English translation) with mythological themes. Spring
316. Ancient Drama. (3 hours) Selected readings in Greek and Roman tragedÂ and comedy (in English translation), combining literary study with attention to stagecraft and cultural context. Spring
370. Topics in Classical Literature. (3 hours) Selected readings in Greek and Roman Literature in English translation. Topics will include, but not be limited to, â€śFrom Lyric to Satire: Greek and Roman Poetry,â€ť and â€śWomen and Gender in Antiquity.â€ť Spring as needed
378. Tutorial topics. (1-3 hours) Special topics in classics; use of one-on-one tutorial method of instruction adapted from humanities courses at Oxford and Cambridge Universities. As needed