Courses

Classic Civilization :: Greek :: Latin

Classical Civilization (MCLG)

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  • U 155L Survey of Greek and Roman Literature 3 cr. Offered every autumn. An introduction to the literature of classical Greece and Rome. Readings in English translations of ancient works by Homer, Sophocles, Herodotus, Plato, Cicero, Vergil, Livy, and Ovid (and/or similar authors).
  • U 160L Classical Mythology 3 cr. Offered every spring; offered intermittently in summer. Same as LS 160L. Deities and myths of the Greeks and Romans, with emphasis on those of most importance to Western literature and art.
  • U 170 Myth Seminar: Honors 1 cr. Offered every spring. Same as LS 170. Coreq., MCLG/LS 160L. Research, writing, and discussion about the mythologies of the Greeks and Romans in a small group setting.
  • U 251L The Epic 3 cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Same as LS 251L. Reading, study and discussion of epic poems. Selections will vary from Western and non-Western traditions.
  • U 252L Greek Drama: Tragedy 3 cr. (R-6) Same as LS 252L. Offered intermittently. A study of the literary, artistic and philosophical dimensions of tragedy. Selections will vary.
  • UG 301H Classical Greece 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as HIST 301H. Greek history from the earliest times through the Macedonian ascendancy, based on the writings of Greek historians.
  • UG 302H Classical Greece II: Ancient Greek Social History 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as HIST 302. Various aspects of personal, social, and political life of classical times in Greece. Primary readings in various ancient authors supplemented by audio-visual or other informational presentations.
  • UG 303 Classical Rome 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as HIST 303H. Roman history from the time of the Kings through the early Empire, based on the writings of the Roman historians.
  • U 309 Reading the City: Rome 3 cr. Offered autumn. Same as LS 309. Prereq., previous acceptance in subsequent inter session Italy program. Overview of the history of Rome from its beginnings until modern times, with lectures on various periods and artists across the spectrum of Italian art history. Orientation to the city of Rome, practicalities of life and study in the city.
  • U 319 UM Students in Rome 1 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., MCLG 309. Approximately three-week experience in Rome. Study of the classical, medieval, and modern city. Presentation of research on site.
  • U 320 Women in Antiquity 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as LS and WS 320. Examination of varied sources from Ancient Greece, the Hellenistic World, and republican and imperial Rome to clarify the place of women in communities. Women's contribution to community and the mechanisms by which communities attempted to socialize female populations.
  • UG 360H Ancient Greek Civilization and Culture 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., ART 150H or 151H or consent of instr. Same as ART 380H and LS 340H. Slide-lecture course. Ancient Greek works of art and architecture, related to and explained by contemporary ideas and values of Greek society.
  • UG 361 Roman and Early Christian Art in Context 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., ART 150H or 151H or consent of instr. Same as ART 381H and LS 341H. A survey of the various media used in Roman art; the social political, and economic contexts in which the media were developed; and the transition (technical, iconographic, and contextual) to the art of the Early Christian period.
  • U 362 Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as LS 362 and PHIL 362. Examination of the thought of the philosophers of Greece and Rome as expressed in original works read in English translation. Ancient philosophy studied within its historical, linguistic and cultural setting.
  • U 365 The Roots of Western Ethics 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., lower-division course in Perspective 5 or consent of instr. Same as LS 325. Studies of the origins of Western ethical thinking in the original writings of Greek and Roman writers and their application to current situations.

Greek (GRK)

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  • U 101 Elementary Greek I 5 cr. Offered autumn. Introduction to Classical Greek, designed to enable the student to read Greek authors in the original Greek as rapidly as possible. Based upon selected texts from Plato, Xenophon, Menander, New Testament, Tragedians, and other major authors.
  • U 102 Elementary Greek II 5 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., GRK 101. Continuation of 101. Greek grammar, vocabulary, readings of ancient Greek writings with the aid of a lexicon.
  • U 195 Special Topics Variable cr. (R-6)
  • U 199 Lower-Division Elective Variable cr.
  • U 201 Intermediate Greek I 3 cr. Offered autumn. Prereq., GRK 102 or equiv. Attic prose and poetry Plato, Thucydides, Euripides.
  • U 202 Intermediate Greek II 3 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., GRK 211 or equiv. Readings from Homer's Iliad and/or Odyssey..
  • U 292 Independent Study Variable cr. (R-6) Offered autumn and spring.
  • UG 300 Major Greek Writers 3 cr. (R-12) Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., GRK 212 or equiv. Homer, lyric poets, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Plato, Aristotle, Hellenistic philosophers, New Testament, etc. Selection to fit students' interests and programs.
  • U 391 Special Topics Variable cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.
  • U 392 Independent Study 1-9 cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of instr.
  • U 399 Upper-Division Elective Variable cr.
  • UG 492 Independent Study 1-9 cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of instr.

Latin (LATN)

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  • U 101 Elementary Latin I 5 cr. Offered autumn. The first course of a two semester sequence designed to impart to the student a solid foundation in the Latin language. Successful completion of the sequence will enable the student to read Latin authors.
  • U 102 Elementary Latin II 5 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., LATN 101. Continuation of 101. Latin grammar, vocabulary, readings.
  • U 191 Special Topics Variable cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.
  • U 199 Lower-Division Elective Variable Cr.
  • U 201 Intermediate Latin I 4 cr. Offered autumn. Prereq., LATN 102 or equiv. Selections of Latin prose from the classical period, with complementary exercises in elementary composition.
  • U 202 Intermediate Latin II 3 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., LATN 201 or equiv. Latin epic poetry: Vergil's Aeneid.
  • U 292 Independent Study Variable cr. (R-6) Offered autumn and spring.
  • UG 311 Major Latin Authors 3 cr. (R-18) Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., LATN 202 or equiv. Plautus, Terence, Lucretius, Livy, Cicero, Vergil, Horace, Ovid, Tacitus, Juvenal, Pliny, Martial, etc.; also, Early Church fathers, Medieval and Renaissance Latin. Selection to suit students' needs and interests.
  • U 391 Special Topics Variable cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.
  • U 392 Independent Study Variable cr. (R-6) Offered autumn and spring.
  • U 393 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-9) Offered intermittently. Independent work under the University omnibus option. See index.
  • U 399 Upper-Division Elective Variable Cr.
  • UG 402 Advanced Prose Composition 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., LATN 202 or equiv. Latin prose composition, based on the best classical models.
  • UG 492 Independent Study 1-12 cr. (R-12) Offered intermittently.
  • G 596 Independent Study 1-6 cr. (R-6) Offered intermittently.