Classics Courses Spring 2012
Courses requiring no knowledge of Greek or Latin:
CLA 171 Etymology for Everyone MW 11:45-1:00 Aicher (Portland)
The majority of English words are formed on Greek and Latin word roots. This course is a systematic study of the most important of these roots, and of the historical and linguistic processes by which the English language came to be enriched by Greek, Latin, and other languages. No prerequisites. Cr. 3
CLA/ARH 321 Art, Architecture and Archaeology of the Ancient World
T TH 11:00-12:15 Uzzi (Gorham)
This class explores the art, architecture, and archaeology of ancient Greece and Rome. Areas of investigation may include body image/ideal, architecture and politics, art and power, gender and sexuality, and mythology. Students will be expected to respond in written form to secondary literatures. This course is equivalent to ARH 321.
Prerequisites: ENG 100; one CLA course or one ARH course, or permission of instructor. Cr 3.
CLA 292 Rome: Republic to Empire MW 2:45-4:00 Aicher (Portland)
Rome, from Republic to Empire is an introduction to the civilization of the Roman world. The course's interdisciplinary approach, which includes study of literature, history, politics, philosophy, and art and architecture, exposes students to a variety of sources for and perspectives on ancient Rome. No prerequisites. Cr. 3
Greek and Latin Courses:
GRE 102 Beginning Ancient Greek II MWF 10:15-11:30 Aicher (Portland)
This course is the continuation of GRE 101 and provides students with the final grammatical elements necessary to begin reading ancient Greek. Prerequisite: Greek 101. Cr. 4
GRE 470 Independent Study in Ancient Greek TBA Instructor permission only. Cr. 3
LAT 102 Beginning Latin II MWF 10:15-11:30 Uzzi (Portland)
This course is the continuation of LAT 101 and provides students with the final grammatical elements necessary to begin reading ancient Latin. Prerequisite: Latin 101. Cr. 4
LAT 252/470 Intermediate Latin Literature T TH 1:15-2:30 Uzzi (Portland)
Readings in Catullus, Caesar and Cicero.
Prerequisite: Latin 251 or equivalent. Cr. 3