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Classics 0510 An Introduction to Etymology View Details
Intended to give students a foundation in etymology, the study of origin and development of words, this course explores the sources and strategies of word formation as well as the most common Latin and Greek roots/stems and affixes that underpin much of the vocabulary of the Romance and Germanic languages.While part of the Classics and Linguistics course offerings, this course is of immediate and practical value to students in all fields of study and those students writing standardized tests (e.g MCAT, LSAT, PCAT, GRE).
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Linguistics 0510
Offering: 3-0; 0-0
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Classics 2105 Classical Mythology View Details
(Given in English: no other language requirements) Introduction to the myths and legends of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Discussion of their origin, meaning and interpretation. Their representation in Greek and Roman literature and art. Their influence on later and modern Western literature and art.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Cross-List(s): English 2105
Offering: 3-0; 3-0
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Classics 2201 Greek History View Details
See Department of History, History Courses, History 2201, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Cross-List(s): History 2201
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Classics 2203 Roman History View Details
See Department of History, History Courses, History 2203, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Cross-List(s): History 2203
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Classics 2311 Ancient Greek Philosophy View Details
See Department of Philosophy, Philosophy Courses, Philosophy 2311, for full course description.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Philosophy 2311
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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Classics 3701 Women in Classical Antiquity View Details
The status of women in ancient Greece and Rome will be examined in the light of scholarship concerning women's roles in society. The course will cover the development of attitudes toward women from prehistory and the Bronze Age through Classical and Hellenistic Greece to Rome and the Early Christian Era. Both literary and archaeological evidence will be considered.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Two FCEs in History or permission of the instructor
Cross-List(s): Women's Studies 3701
Notes: Women's Studies Group 1 Course
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities

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