Classics (CLASS)

CLASS 4100: History of the Greek and Latin Languages

(same as LINGST 4130). Evolution of classical languages and their relationship to each other.

Credit Hours: 3
Recommended: GREEK 4300 and LATIN 4300


CLASS 4205: Topics in Classical Studies

Organized study of selected topics. Subjects and earnable credit may vary from semester to semester. Departmental consent for repetition.

Credit Hour: 1-99
Recommended: GREEK 2000 and LATIN 2000


CLASS 4300: Introduction to Text Criticism and Paleography

Latin and/or Greek textual criticism and paleography, using manuscript facsimiles at the University library.

Credit Hours: 3
Recommended: GREEK 2000 and LATIN 2000


CLASS 4400: Ancient Pastoral

Reading and interpretation of pastoral poetry and prose in Greek and Latin; emphasis on Theocritus, Virgil, and Longus.

Credit Hours: 3
Recommended: GREEK 4300 and LATIN 4300


CLASS 4700: Advanced Study in the Teaching of the Classics


Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


CLASS 4960: Special Readings in Classical Studies

Readings in authors and texts not covered in other courses.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: departmental consent


CLASS 4970: Capstone in Classical Languages

Culminating course in the study of Greek and Roman literature and Classical culture. Required for Greek, Latin, and Classical Languages majors in first term of senior year.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: Instructor consent
Recommended: for double-majors


CLASS 4970H: Capstone in Classical Languages

Culminating course in the study of Greek and Roman literature and Classical culture. Required for Greek, Latin, and Classical Languages majors in first term of senior year. Recommended for double-majors.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent. Honors eligibility required


CLASS 4995H: Honors Proseminar in Classical Studies

Limited to Honors undergraduates. To be taken in senior year. Integrated exploration of classical civilization. May repeat to 6 hours maximum.

Credit Hour: 3-6
Prerequisites: onors eligibility required
Recommended: Senior standing


CLASS 7000: Introduction to Graduate Study in Classics

Required of all first-year graduate students.

Credit Hour: 1


CLASS 7100: History of the Greek and Latin Languages

(same as LINGST 7130). Evolution of classical languages and their relationship to each other.

Credit Hours: 3


CLASS 7205: Topics in Classical Studies

Organized study of selected topics. Subjects and earnable credit may vary from semester to semester. Departmental consent for repetition.

Credit Hour: 1-99


CLASS 7300: Introduction to Text Criticism and Paleography

Latin and/or Greek textual criticism and paleography, using manuscript facsimiles at the University library.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: 2 years of Classical Languages or equivalent


CLASS 7400: Ancient Pastoral

Reading and interpretation of pastoral poetry and prose in Greek and Latin; emphasis on Theocritus, Virgil, and Longus.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: 2 years each of Greek and Latin


CLASS 7700: Advanced Study in the Teaching of the Classics


Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: classroom teaching experience or chairman's consent


CLASS 7960: Special Readings in Classical Studies

Readings in authors and texts not covered in other courses.

Credit Hour: 1-3
Prerequisites: graduate standing and classics/classical humanities; departmental consent; Greek--two years classical Greek or equivalent; Latin--two years Classical Latin or equivalent


CLASS 8085: Directed Readings in Classics

For graduate students to undertake special projects for graduate credit under the supervision of faculty.

Credit Hours: 3


CLASS 8090: Masters Research and Thesis in Classics

For graduate students studying for the MA and working on a thesis to receive credit for work directly related to the thesis. Graded S/U only.

Credit Hours: 3


CLASS 8440: Ancient/Medieval Topography

(same as AR_H_A 8440). Descriptive and historical analysis of selected city or site. Subject varies.

Credit Hour: 1-99
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


CLASS 9090: PhD Research and Thesis

Individual research in preparation for writing thesis and/or dissertation. Graded on a S/U basis only.

Credit Hour: 1-8


CLASS 9187: Seminar in Classical Mythology

Intensive study of classical mythology in origin, development, meaning and influence.

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: instructor's consent


CLASS 9287: Seminar in the Hellenistic Age

Seminar in the Hellenistic Age

Credit Hour: 3-6


CLASS 9387: Seminar in Ancient Rhetoric and Oratory

Seminar in Ancient Rhetoric and Oratory

Credit Hours: 3


CLASS 9487: Seminar in Ancient Literary Criticism

Principles and theories of ancient Greek and Latin literary criticism, as developed in significant works on the subject.

Credit Hours: 3


CLASS 9587: Greco-Roman Didactic

Critical and comparative study of Greek and Latin didactic poetry with emphasis on major authors from Hesiod through the Augustan Age.

Credit Hour: 3-6


CLASS 9687: Seminar in Greco-Roman Religion

Seminar in Greco-Roman Religion

Credit Hours: 3


CLASS 9787: Seminar in Greco-Roman Satire and Social Criticism

Seminar in Greco-Roman Satire and Social Criticism

Credit Hours: 3


CLASS 9887: Seminar in the Age of the Antonines

Seminar in the Age of the Antonines

Credit Hour: 3-6