The Classical World
NEW! Last Updated: 02/01/2010
Major areas of study include history, philosophy, literature, and classics.
Class Standing: Sophomores or above; transfer students welcome.
Note: This 16-credit program will meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays, from 1 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m. on Tuesdays, and from noon to 5 p.m. on Thursdays.
This inter-disciplinary, coordinated studies program will explore, in considerable detail, the classical world of ancient Greece and Rome. It will focus on the history, literature, philosophy, and culture of these two vitally connected and overlapping classical civilizations. We will also consider how ancient Greece and Rome created the foundations of Western civilization. Our readings will include texts by Homer, Sophocles, Euripides, Plato, Aristotle, Virgil, Suetonious, Plutarch, Cicero and Aurelius.
Credits: 16 per quarter
Program is preparatory for careers and future studies in history, philosophy, literature, classics, and education.
Planning Units: Culture, Text and Language
|February 1st, 2010||Changed to a full-time program. (It was originally advertised as an 8 or 12-credit program.)|