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Classics (A.B.) Major Requirements

Degree: Artium Baccalaureatus

Credit Hours: 30+

"PR" indicates a pre-requisite. "CO" indicates a co-requisite.

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult http://registrar.cofc.edu/general-edu for more information.

Required Courses

Greek and Latin Requirement: Complete either the Greek Option or the Latin Option below:

Greek Option:

GREK 201

Intermediate Ancient Greek (3) PR: GREK 101; GREK 102

GREK 202

Intermediate Readings in Ancient Greek (3) PR: GREK 201

Two courses selected from:

GREK 321

Greek Oratory (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 323

Greek Historiography (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 324

Greek Comedy (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 325

Greek Tragedy (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 326

Plato (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 372

Readings in Greek Literature: Prose (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 390

Special Topics (3) PR: None

Two courses selected from:

LATN 201

Intermediate Latin (3) PR: LATN 101 and 102 or 105 or placement

LATN 202

Intermediate Latin (3) PR: LATN 201 or placement

LATN 250

Intensive Intermediate Latin (6) PR: LATN 101 and 102 or 105 with a grade of "C+" or better or placement via placement exam.

LATN 301

Introduction to Latin Literature (3) PR: LATN 202

LATN 321

Cicero (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 322

Vergil (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 323

Roman Historiography (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 371

Roman Comedy (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 372

Roman Satire (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 373

Roman Biography (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 390

Special Topics (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 490

Seminar: Special Topics in Latin (3) PR: Instructor permission

LATN 496*

Directed Readings (1-3) PR: Instructor permission

Note: *LATN 496 credit hours assigned will be determined by the nature and extent of the reading.

OR

Latin Option:

LATN 201

Intermediate Latin (3) PR: LATN 101; LATN 102

LATN 202

Intermediate Latin (3) PR: LATN 201

Two courses selected from:

LATN 301

Introduction to Latin Literature (3) PR: LATN 202

LATN 321

Cicero (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 322

Vergil (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 323

Roman Historiography (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 371

Roman Comedy (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 372

Roman Satire (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 373

Roman Biography (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 390

Special Topics (3) PR: LATN 301

Two courses selected from:

GREK 201

Intermediate Ancient Greek (3) PR: GREK 101; GREK 102

GREK 202

Intermediate Readings in Ancient Greek (3) PR: GREK 201

GREK 321

Greek Oratory (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 323

Greek Historiography (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 324

Greek Comedy (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 325

Greek Tragedy (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 326

Plato (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 372

Readings in Greek Literature: Prose (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 390

Special Topics (3) PR: None

GREK 490

Seminar: Special Topics in Ancient Greek (3) PR: Instructor permission

GREK 496*

Directed Reading (1-3) PR: Instructor permission

Note: *GREK 496 credit hours assigned will be determined by the nature and extent of the reading.

Classics Capstone

CLAS 401

Research Seminar in Classics (3) PR: Junior/Senior standing; Classics program director and instructor permission.

Major Electives Requirement: Select 9 credit hours from the following:

ARTH 214

Ancient Greek Art (3) PR: None

ARTH 215

Ancient Roman Art (3) PR: None

CLAS 101

Greek Civilization (3) PR: None

CLAS 102

Roman Civilization (3) PR: None

CLAS 103

Classical Mythology (3) PR: None

CLAS 104

Introduction to Classical Archaeology (3) PR: None

CLAS 105

History of the Classical World (3) PR: None

CLAS 121*

Classical Greece (Travel Course) (3) PR: None

CLAS 122*

Bronze Age Greece (Travel Course) (3) PR: None

CLAS 221

Field Methods in Classical Archaeology I (3) PR: None

CLAS 222

Field Methods in Classical Archaeology II (3) PR: None

CLAS 223

Aegean Prehistory (3) PR: None

CLAS 225

The Archaeology of Athens (3) PR: None

CLAS 226

The Archaeology of Rome (3) PR: None

CLAS 242

Images of Women in Classical Antiquity (3) PR: None

CLAS 253

Ancient Epic (3) PR: None

CLAS 254

Classical Drama: Tragedy (3) PR: None

CLAS 255

Classical Drama: Comedy (3) PR: None

CLAS 256

Satire (3) PR: None

CLAS 270

The Romans in Cinema (3) PR: None

CLAS 203

Special Topics (3) PR: None

CLAS 301

Topics in Greek Literature (3) PR: Three credit hours in a CLAS 100-200 level course

CLAS 302

Topics in Latin Literature (3) PR: Three credit hours in a CLAS 100-200 level course

CLAS 303

Topics in Classical Civilization (3) PR: Three credit hours in a CLAS 100-200 level course

CLAS 320

State Formation in the Mediterranean World (3) PR: One of the following courses: CLAS 101, CLAS 102, CLAS 104, CLAS 105, CLAS 220-229, ANTH 202, ARTH 214, ARTH 215, HIST 231, HIST 232; or instructor permission

CLAS 322

Mediterranean Landscapes (3) PR: One of the following courses: CLAS 101, CLAS 102, CLAS 104, CLAS 105, CLAS 220-229, ANTH 202, ARTH 214, ARTH 215, HIST 231, HIST 232; or instructor permission

CLAS 324

Ancient Mediterranean Economies (3) PR: One of the following courses: CLAS 101, CLAS 102, CLAS 104, CLAS 105, CLAS 220-229, ANTH 202, ARTH 214, ARTH 215, HIST 231, HIST 232; or instructor permission

CLAS 343

Luxury and Status in Ancient Rome (3) PR: 3 credit hours in Classics or instructor permission

CLAS 345

Love, Beauty, and Sexuality in the Greco-Roman World (3) PR: 3 credit hours in Classics or WGST 200 or instructor permission

CLAS 356

Ancient Roman Letters (3) PR: 3 credit hours in Classics or instructor permission

GREK 321

Greek Oratory (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 322

Homer (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 323

Greek Historiography (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 324

Greek Comedy (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 325

Greek Tragedy (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 326

Plato (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 371

Readings in Greek Literature: Poetry (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 372

Readings in Greek Literature: Prose (3) PR: Two 200-level Greek courses

GREK 390

Special Topics (3) PR: None

GREK 496**

Directed Reading (1-3) PR: Instructor permission

GREK 498

Independent Study (1-3) PR: Instructor permission

HIST 230

Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia (3) PR: One course in pre-modern history and one course in modern history from the list of approved courses satisfying the general education history requirement (see http://registrar.cofc.edu/general-edu)

HIST 231

Ancient Greece (3) PR: One course in pre-modern history and one course in modern history from the list of approved courses satisfying the general education history requirement (see http://registrar.cofc.edu/general-edu)

HIST 232

Ancient Rome (3) PR: One course in pre-modern history and one course in modern history from the list of approved courses satisfying the general education history requirement (see http://registrar.cofc.edu/general-edu)

LATN 301

Introduction to Latin Literature (3) PR: LATN 202

LATN 305

Medieval Latin (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 321

Cicero (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 322

Vergil (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 323

Roman Historiography (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 371

Roman Comedy (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 372

Roman Satire (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 373

Roman Biography (3) PR:LATN 301

LATN 390

Special Topics (3) PR: LATN 301

LATN 498

Independent Study in Latin (1-3) PR: Instructor permission

LING 385

Teaching Latin in Elementary & Middle Schools (3) PR: None

PHIL 201

History of Ancient Philosophy (3) PR: 3 credit hours in PHIL or instructor permission

Note: *CLAS 121 and CLAS 122 are travel courses. Students must be able to walk moderately difficult trails. **GREK 496 credit hours assigned will be determined by the nature and extent of the reading. Special topic courses in ARTH, CLAS, HIST, PHIL, and RELS will meet requirement when the content focuses on Classics.