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 Classics Courses available in RCS for FS16 & SS17:

 Fall Semester 16  Greek 101 Elementary Classical Greek I
 Spring Semester 17  Greek 102 Elementary Classical Greek II 


 Fall Semester 16  Latin 101 Elementary Latin I
 Fall Semester 16  Latin 211 Livy and Roman Historiography
 Spring Semester 17  Latin 102 Elementary Latin II
 Spring Semester 17  Latin 221 Virgil and Latin Poetry

 New Classical and Ancient Mediterranean Studies Minor 


A minor in Classical and Ancient Mediterranean Studies (CAMS) encourages not only a greater appreciation of our classical past, but also a deeper contemplation of the traditions and ideas that have shaped our western society.

 CAMS Minor Credits: 18-20 

Minor Courses Offered:

  • Complete one of the following:
CLA 190 Introduction to Classics
CLA 140 Classical Mythology
HST 205A Ancient Mediterranean
IAH 221A The Ancient World


  • Complete at least one course in three of the following subject areas:
LTN 101  Elementary Latin I
LTN 102  Elementary Latin II
LTN 206  Nepos and Latin Prose
LTN 208  Catullus and Lucretius
LTN 305  Third-year Latin: Major Authors I
LTN 405  Fourth-year Latin: Major Authors II
GRK 101  Elementary Classical Greek I
GRK 102  Elementary Classical Greek II
GRK 105  Intensive Elementary Greek
GRK 205  Second-Year Classical Greek: Major Authors
GRK 305  Third-Year Classical Greek: Major Texts
History/Art History:      
HA 209  Ancient Art
HST 330  Ancient Greek History
HST 331  Ancient Roman History
HST 481  Senior Seminar in Ancient History
HST 419  Special Topics in Ancient History
Classical Texts in Translation:
CLA 160            Myth Legend & J.R.R. Tolkien
CLA 201  The Greek & Roman World in Film
CLA 309            Greek Civilization
CLA 310  Roman Civilization
CLA 333          Roman Law                                          
CLA 360  Ancient Novel in English Translation
IAH 231B  Law and Literature
ENG 265  Classical Myths and Literature
ENG 324            Readings in Epic
ANP 203  Introduction to Archaeology        
ANP 264  Great Discoveries in Archaeology
ANP 363  Rise of Civilizations
ANP 451  European Archaeology
ANP 455  Archaeology of Ancient Egypt
HA 401  Greek Art and Archaeology
HA 402  Roman Art and Archaeology
Philosophy/Religious Studies:
MC 270  Classical Republicanism                         
PHL 210  Ancient Greek Philosophy
PHL 410  Socrates and Plato Seminar
PHL 411  Aristotle Seminar
PLS 371  Classical Political Philosophy
REL 150  Introduction to Biblical Studies
REL 420  Birth of Christianity


As classical scholars are well aware, many traditions of the Greeks and Romans continue to influence our lives today. In fact, regardless of your major, there is a good chance you have studied parts of the classical world already.