Descriptions of Classics Classes

Hebrew Classes
First Semester Hebrew  
Second Semester Hebrew
Intermediate Hebrew
Selected Readings in Hebraic Literature


Greek
Classes
First Semester Greek

Second Semester Greek

Intermediate Greek
Koine Greek
Greek Poetry
Greek Prose

Latin Classes
First Semester Latin
Second Semester Latin
Intermediate Latin
Vergil
Medieval Latin
Latin Poetry
Latin Prose
The Teaching of Foreign Languages

Civilization Classes
Classical Literary Studies
Introduction to Classical Archaeology

Classical Monuments in Context
Classical Mythology
Special Topics in Classical Civilization
Greek Civilization

Roman Civilization
Studies in Classical Epic or Classical Drama

Language Classes


FLH 101 / First Semester Hebrew  
Elements of Hebrew grammar stressing oral and reading ability. (4 credits)

FLH 102 / Second Semester Hebrew  
A continuation of FLH 101, with reading of simpler prose sections of the Old Testament.  Prerequisite: FLH 101 or equivalent. (4 credits)

FLH 203 / Intermediate Hebrew  
Selected reading of Old Testament prose and poetry, with attention to increased vocabulary and linguistic structure. Prerequisite: FLH 102 or equivalent. (4 credits)

FLH 220 / Selected Readings in Hebraic Literature
Readings for advanced students from the Old Testament and rabbinic literature. Prerequisite: FLH 203 or consent of the Chair of the Department. (2 - 4 credits)

FLL 101 / First Semester Latin 
A course designed to give the student the essentials needed to read ancient Greek and to provide a brief introduction to Greek literature and culture. (4 credits)
FLL 102 / Second Semester Latin 
A continuation of FLL 101, followed by easy selections from Latin prose. Prerequisite: FLL 101 or equivalent. (4 credits)

FLL 203 / Intermediate Latin 
A course designed to review and refine knowledge of basic grammar and syntax, to introduce reading and composition, and to study pertinent aspects of Roman life and history. Prerequisite: FLL 102 or equivalent. (4 credits)

FLL 204 / Vergil 
Readings from the works of Vergil and an introduction to Vergilian scholarship. Prerequisite: FLL 203 or equivalent. (4 credits)

FLL 340 / Medieval Latin 
Readings in the Vulgate and in medieval prose and poetry. Prerequisite: FLL 203 or equivalent. (4 credits)
FLL 410 / Latin Poetry 
A study of a major poet, genre, or period. This course may be repeated provided there is no duplication of material. Prerequisite: FLL 203 or equivalent. (2-4 credits)
FLL 411 / Latin Prose 
A study of a major author, genre, or period, or of prose composition, This course may be repeated provided there is no duplication of material. Prerequisite: FLL 203 or equivalent. (2-4 credits)
FLGK 101 / First Semester Greek 
A course designed to give the student the essentials needed to read ancient Greek and to provide a brief introduction to Greek literature and culture. (4 credits)
FLGK 102 / Second Semester Greek 
A continuation of FLGK 101 with readings from Classical and/or New Testament authors. Prerequisite: FLGK 101 or equivalent. (4 credits)
FLGK 102 / Second Semester Greek 
A continuation of FLGK 101 with readings from Classical and/or New Testament authors. Prerequisite: FLGK 101 or equivalent. (4 credits)

FLGK 203 / Intermediate Greek 
Reading and analysis of selections from classical and/or biblical authors with a review of grammatical forms and syntax; parallel study of pertinent aspects of Greek civilization. Prerequisite: FLGK 102 or equivalent. (4 credits)

FLGK 320 / Koine Greek 
Selected readings from the New Testament, the Septuagint and the Apostolic Fathers with a study of post-classical philology including an introduction to manuscript traditions and textual criticism. This course may be repeated provided there is no duplication of material. Prerequisite: FLGK 203 or equivalent. (2-4 credits)

FLGK 410 / Greek Poetry 
A study of a major poet, genre, or period. This course may be repeated provided there is no duplication of material. Prerequisite: FLGK 203 or equivalent. (2-4 credits)
FLGK 411 / Greek Prose
A study of a major author, genre, or period, or of prose composition. This course may be repeated provided there is no duplication of material. Prerequisite: FLGK 203 or equivalent. (2-4 credits)


Civilization Classes


CLC 200 / Classical Literary Studies 
A study of Greek or Roman literature in translation with emphasis on cultural background, value and influence. Critical reading and discussion of selected works from the following genres: epic, lyric, drama, satire, history and philosophy. Introduction to literary analysis and critical writing. May be repeated for credit provided there is no duplication of material. No knowledge of Greek or Latin required. This course may be used to fulfill the literature component of the Humanities General Education Requirement.(3 credits)

CLC 220 / Introduction to Classical Archaeology  
A study of classical archaeological sites including sculpture, painting, and architecture, and their relationship to political and cultural history. Field trip to a major museum. No knowledge of Greek or Latin required. This course may be used to fulfill the Fine Arts/Fine Arts Literature component of the General Education Requirements. (3 credits)

CLC 250 / Classical Monuments in Context 
A travel course in which the study of Greek or Roman artistic and literary expression takes place in a classical environment. Study trips will be conducted to Greece, Italy, or Roman Germany. May be repeated for credit if the trips are different. No knowledge of Greek or Latin required. Offered summers only. (3 credits)

CLC 251 / Classical Mythology 
Survey of Greek and Roman myths and their influence on modern literature and art. No knowledge of Greek or Latin required. This course may be used to fulfill the Fine Arts/Fine Arts Literature component of the General Education Requirements. (3 credits)

CLC 290 / Special Topics in Classical Civilization  
A study of a particular issue or theme in Classical Civilization. Topics will be selected on the basis of student and faculty interest. Possible topics include Ancient Athletics and Cultural Diversity in the Classical World. May be repeated for credit provided there is no duplication of material. No knowledge of Greek or Latin required. The topics, Ancient Athletics and Cultural Diversity in the Classical World, may be used to fulfill the Cultural Diversity course component of General Education Requirements. (3 credits)
CLC 310 / Greek Civilization  
(Also offered as HIST 310). A study of Greek civilization from the late Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period, with emphasis on political, social, and cultural developments. No knowledge of Greek or Latin required. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or consent of the Chair of the Department. This course may be used to fulfill the Philosophical and Historical Studies component of the General Education Requirements. (3 credits)
CLC 311 / Roman Civilzation 
(Also offered as HIST 311.) A study of Roman civilization from the 8th century B.C. to the Council of Nicea in A.D. 325, with emphasis on political, social, and cultural developments. No knowledge of Greek or Latin required. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or consent of the Chair of the Department. This course may be used to fulfill the Philosophical and Historical Studies component of the General Education Requirements. (3 credits)

CLC 411 / Studies in Classical Epic or Classical Drama  
Close reading of selected epics by Homer, Apollonius, and Vergil or of selected plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Plautus, and Terence. Discussion of historical context, poetic technique, and the values and concerns that the works reflect. May be repeated for credit provided there is no duplication of material. No knowledge of Greek or Latin required. Prerequisite: either CLC 310 or 311 or instructor's approval. (3 credits)