Classical Studies: incl. Classical Civilization and Tradition (in English), Ancient Greek, and Latin

The World of Greece

CAS CL 101 (4 credits)

The literature, philosophy, art, and culture of ancient Greece and their impact on the Western tradition. Topics covered include the emergence of epic poetry; art and lyric in the Archaic Age; drama, architecture, philosophy, and political developments of classical Athens and Greece. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS.

2017FALLCASCL101 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 1:25 pm 2:15 pm CAS 211
2017FALLCASCL101 A2, Sep 11th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 10:10 am 11:00 am PSY B41
2017FALLCASCL101 A3, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 10:10 am 11:00 am CGS 113
2017FALLCASCL101 A4, Sep 11th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 9:05 am 9:55 am STH 113
2017FALLCASCL101 A5, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 11:15 am 12:05 pm SOC B61
2017FALLCASCL101 A6, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 9:05 am 9:55 am PSY B49
2017FALLCASCL101 A7, Sep 11th to Dec 11th 2017
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M 2:30 pm 3:20 pm SED 208
2018SPRGCASCL101 A1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 11:15 am 12:05 pm CAS B18
2018SPRGCASCL101 A2, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 12:20 pm 1:10 pm PSY B47
2018SPRGCASCL101 A3, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 2:30 pm 3:20 pm CAS 316
2018SPRGCASCL101 A4, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
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W 9:05 am 9:55 am JSC 107
2018SPRGCASCL101 A5, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 12:20 pm 1:10 pm PSY B43

The World of Rome

CAS CL 102 (4 credits)

An introduction to the world of the ancient Romans, as viewed in their literature, culture, and art. Discusses their origins, army, family life, religion, and education, and their legacy in our own time. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS.

2017FALLCASCL102 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 10:10 am 11:00 am CAS B18
2017FALLCASCL102 A2, Sep 11th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 11:15 am 12:05 pm CAS 212
2017FALLCASCL102 A3, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
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W 11:15 am 12:05 pm CAS 310
2017FALLCASCL102 A4, Sep 11th to Dec 11th 2017
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M 9:05 am 9:55 am CAS 226
2017FALLCASCL102 A5, Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
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W 9:05 am 9:55 am CAS 225
2018SPRGCASCL102 A1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
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TR 9:30 am 10:45 am PHO 211
2018SPRGCASCL102 A2, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 1:25 pm 2:15 pm CAS 310
2018SPRGCASCL102 A3, Jan 22nd to Apr 30th 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 2:30 pm 3:20 pm PSY 212
2018SPRGCASCL102 A4, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 9:05 am 9:55 am PSY B36
2018SPRGCASCL102 A5, Jan 24th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 12:20 pm 1:10 pm STH 441

Latin 1

CAS CL 111 (4 credits)

Introduction to grammar, forms, and vocabulary of classical Latin.

2017FALLCASCL111 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 10:10 am 11:00 am STH 625
F 10:10 am 11:55 am STH 625
2017FALLCASCL111 B1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 12:20 pm 1:10 pm STH 625
F 12:20 pm 2:05 pm STH 625
2017FALLCASCL111 C1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 2:30 pm 3:20 pm CAS 235
F 2:30 pm 4:15 pm PSY B33

Latin 2

CAS CL 112 (4 credits)

Further study of Latin grammar, forms, and vocabulary.

2018SPRGCASCL112 A1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 10:10 am 11:00 am CAS 310
F 10:10 am 11:55 am STH 625
2018SPRGCASCL112 B1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 12:20 pm 1:10 pm PSY B45
F 12:20 pm 2:05 pm SED 206

Intensive Latin

CAS CL 115 (6 credits)

Intensive Latin grammar, syntax, and vocabulary, equivalent to the two-semester introductory Latin sequence (CAS CL 111/112) and covered in a single semester. Completion of this course prepares students for second-year Latin courses (CAS CL 211/212).

2018SPRGCASCL115 A1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 12:20 pm 2:05 pm CAS 320

What Is a Good Life? Ancient Wisdom and Modern Insights

CAS CL 121 (4 credits)

Close examination of literary and philosophical texts from the ancient world and modern psychology that address the question of what constitutes a good life. Themes include: selfhood and the pursuit of happiness, individualism and communities, love, and health.

2017FALLCASCL121 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:30 am 10:45 am CAS B25A

Greek 1

CAS CL 161 (4 credits)

Introduction to grammar, forms, and vocabulary of ancient Greek.

2017FALLCASCL161 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
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MW 10:10 am 11:00 am STH 319
F 10:10 am 11:55 am STH 409

Greek 2

CAS CL 162 (4 credits)

Further study of ancient Greek grammar, forms, and vocabulary.

2018SPRGCASCL162 A1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:00 am 10:45 am STH B03A

Warfare in Antiquity

CAS CL 202 (4 credits)

Examines both strategic and tactical aspects of warfare in antiquity, as well as the political, social, and economic factors that shaped or derived from the experience of ancient battle. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS.

Origins of Writing

CAS CL 205 (4 credits)

Overview of the world's major writing systems: Egyptian and Mayan hieroglyphs; Sumerian and Akkadian cuneiform; West Semitic consonantal scripts (abjads); East Asian scripts; runes; Greek and Roman alphabets. Considerable linguistic component supplemented by historical information about ancient languages and cultures. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. Also offered as CAS LX 205.

Women in Antiquity

CAS CL 206 (4 credits)

An overview of the image and reality of women's lives in antiquity (with a focus on women in Classical Greece). Topics include: the role of women in ancient religion; images of the female in mythology; ancient ideas of love and sexuality; the family in ancient Athens and Sparta. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS.

2017FALLCASCL206 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
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TR 9:30 am 10:45 am PSY B37

Latin 3: Prose

CAS CL 211 (4 credits)

Reading of selections from Latin prose. Authors read may include Caesar, Cicero, Livy, Petronius, and Pliny.

2017FALLCASCL211 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
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TR 9:30 am 10:45 am STH 409
2017FALLCASCL211 B1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 9:05 am 9:55 am STH 625

Latin 4: Verse

CAS CL 212 (4 credits)

Reading of selections from Latin poetry. Authors read may include Catullus, Ovid, and Vergil.

2018SPRGCASCL212 A1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 2:30 pm 3:20 pm PSY B40
2018SPRGCASCL212 B1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 12:30 pm 1:45 pm SOC B61

Greek and Roman Mythology

CAS CL 213 (4 credits)

A general introduction to the myths of the ancient classical world, with particular regard to the patterns of experience, both religious and psychological, from which they evolved. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS.

2017FALLCASCL213 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
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MWF 10:10 am 11:00 am CAS 216
2018SPRGCASCL213 A1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 12:20 pm 1:10 pm CAS B18

Greek and Roman Religion

CAS CL 216 (4 credits)

Survey of ancient Greek and Roman religions and their development from earliest beginnings to the eclipse of paganism. Theories and practices of these religions, comparisons with other religions, and relationships to Judaism and Christianity. Cannot be taken for credit in addition to CAS CL 317. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS.

2017FALLCASCL216 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2017
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TR 2:00 pm 3:15 pm CAS 213

Greek Drama in Translation

CAS CL 224 (4 credits)

The history and development of ancient Greek theater; study of important plays in the genres of tragedy, comedy, and satyr drama by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, and Menander. Cannot be taken for credit in addition to CAS CL 324. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS.

2018SPRGCASCL224 A1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 12:30 pm 1:45 pm CAS 201

The History of Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome

CAS CL 228 (4 credits)

This course surveys the history of medical thought and practice in Greece and Rome, from the archaic to the Byzantine period. It examines developments in anatomy, pharmacology, psychology and nutrition, and analyzes texts by important ancient medical thinkers. Cannot be taken for credit in addition to the course with the same name that was previously numbered CAS CL 328.

2018SPRGCASCL228 A1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 10:10 am 11:00 am CAS 213

Roman Comedy

CAS CL 229 (4 credits)

Selected plays. Explores the Roman adaptation of Greek comic forms, the development of a Roman point of view, practical aspects of staging plays, and the influence of early Roman comedy on later literature. Cannot be taken for credit in addition to CAS CL 329.

Greek 3: Prose

CAS CL 261 (4 credits)

Reading of selections from Greek prose. Authors read may include Plato and Lysias, as well as selections from the New Testament.

2017FALLCASCL261 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 1:25 pm 2:15 pm STH 409

Greek 4: Homer

CAS CL 262 (4 credits)

Reading of selections from the Iliad or Odyssey.

2018SPRGCASCL262 A1, Jan 18th to May 1st 2018
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:30 am 10:45 am PSY B49