Associate Professor Emily Stow (MCLC Chair)
Assistant Professor John Henkel, Program Coordinator
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 student‚Äôs understanding of any field.
|Twenty-one hours required, to include the following:|
Latin or Greek fourth-semester Reading Course
|Additional Latin or Greek courses to be selected from the following:||6 hours|
|*LAT 101 or REL 103 counts only if it is the student‚Äôs second Classical|
Related Courses (taught in English)**
170 . Introductory Topics in Classical Literature. (3 hours) Selected Readings from Greek and/or Roman literature, offered at the introductory level with emphasis both on developing the skills of literary interpretation and on introducing students to Classical literature and the discipline of Classics.¬† The course is open to all students, and can be counted toward the Classics minor.¬† Topics will include, but not be limited to, ‚ÄúAncient Epic: Heroes of Greece and Rome‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúIntroduction to Classical Literature. ¬†¬†¬† Spring
314. Mythology in Greek and Roman Literature. (3 hours) Selected readings of Greek and Roman literature (in English translation) with mythological themes.Spring as needed
316. Ancient Drama. (3 hours) Selected readings in Greek and Roman tragedy and comedy (in English translation), combining literary study with attention to stagecraft and cultural context.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Spring as needed
318. Ancient Epic. (3 hours) Selected readings in Greek and Roman epic poetry (in English translation). Readings may include, but are not limited to, Homer‚Äôs Iliad, Homer‚Äôs Odyssesy, and Vergil‚Äôs Aeneid. Spring as needed.
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, ‚ÄúFrom Lyric to Satire: Greek and Roman Poetry,‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúWomen and Gender in Antiquity.‚ÄĚ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† 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