CL C-Classical Culture

CL C 1113. The Classical World.3 Credit Hours.

Introduces students to the art, culture, history, literature, and philosophy of ancient Greek and Roman civilization. (F) [IV-WC].

CL C 1123. Gods and Heroes in Art.3 Credit Hours.

Students will be introduced to stories of ancient gods, goddesses, heroes, and lovers as they have been depicted by various art forms through the ages. Examples of these art forms will include sculptures, mosaics, frescoes, paintings, theater, and motion pictures. Through exposure to a variety of art, students will craft educated opinions about artistic works, both ancient and modern. (F, Sp) [IV-AF].

CL C 2213. Introduction to Classical Archaeology.3 Credit Hours.

Introductory survey of the archaeological discovery of the ancient civilizations of the Near and Middle East and the Mediterranean World, including the Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Hebrew, Roman, Minoan, Mycenaean, and Greek civilizations. Attention is given to principal sites for each civilization, their discovery, and the techniques and methodology of classical archaeology. (F, Sp) [IV-WC].

CL C 2383. Classical Mythology.3 Credit Hours.

Classical Mythology. Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Lectures, with assigned readings. The origin and development of Greek and Roman myths indispensable for the understanding of ancient and modern literature; with allusion to their influence on art and religion. (F, Sp, Su) [IV-WC].

CL C 2413. Medical Vocabulary.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Designed to be of special use to students of the biological sciences. Study of basic Greek and Latin elements of medical terminology through the analysis of select vocabularies and word lists. (F, Sp, Su)

CL C 2603. The Rise and Fall of Greece.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: English 1213/Expository Writing 1213. Traces the development of the democratic ideal in Greece through the classical period. Aspects of culture such as literature, religion, art and architecture, education, science and technology, intellectual life and the role of women are emphasized. (F) [IV-WC].

CL C 2613. The Rise and Fall of Rome.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: English 1213/Expository Writing 1213. Examines the development and dissemination of Roman civilization in ancient times and its influence on the modern world. Aspects of Roman culture such as literature, law, religion, art and architecture, education, intellectual life, popular entertainment, and the role of women are emphasized. (Sp) [IV-WC].

CL C 2970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

Special Topics. 1 to 3 hours. May be repeated; Maximum credit nine hours. Special topics course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research, and field projects. (Irreg.)

CL C 3023. Greek Literature in English Translation.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: sophomore standing or permission of instructor. Readings in a selected genre (e.g., history, lyric poetry, philosophy, biography), with lectures on the history and development of greek literature. (Irreg.) [IV-WC].

CL C 3033. Latin Literature in English Translation.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: sophomore standing. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. readings in a selected genre (e.g. epic, drama, satire, lyric) with lectures on the history and development of latin literature. The Greek background to Latin literature and the Romans' influence on later works. [IV-WC].

CL C 3053. Origins of Christianity: Jesus to Augustine.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: English 1213. A survey of early Christian history that aims to set the Christian scriptures in their cultural and political context. Canonical, non-canonical, Jewish, and pagan sources are read alongside one another in order to consider the interrelationships among various religious ideas in the Roman world. (F) [IV-WC].

CL C 3113. Gods and Heroes of Ancient Epic.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: English 1213/Expository Writing 1213. The epic poetry of Homer, Hesiod, Vergil and other Greek and Roman writers in its literary and historical context. The epic tradition in later European literature. (F) [IV-WC].

CL C 3123. Ancient Drama in English Translation.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of the instructor. Lectures on the development of the ancient Greek and Roman drama. Lectures with readings and discussion from the works of Aeschulus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Plautus, Terence, and Seneca and from Aristole's poetics. The influence of ancient drama on European literature. (F) [IV-WC].

CL C 3133. Plato and the Platonic Tradition.3 Credit Hours.

A study of the major ideas in the central works of Plato and of their influence on the Neoplatonists. (Sp) [IV-WC].

CL C 3163. Visions of Heaven and Hell: Virgil, Dante, and Milton.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Focuses on Virgil's influence on Dante. Virgil celebrates, in both The Georgics and The Aeneid, the outcome of the struggle against external furor and passion and those elements within the individual. Dante, with Virgil as his spiritual guide in The Inferno, presents a series of spiritual exercises. (F, Sp) [IV-WC].

CL C 3183. Hellas, the Civilization of Ancient Greece.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing and permission of instructor. Hellas examines the human factor dominating western history, philosophy, literature and political science as Greek civilization chronologically evolves. Responsible behavior, balance and control are the lessons of all Greek literature, art, philosophy and social institutions. (Sp) [IV-WC].

CL C 3213. Classical Art & Archaeology: Greek Art to the Death of Alexander.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Lectures, occasionally illustrated and assigned readings. Survey of the architecture, sculpture, painting and minor arts in the Greek regions of the Eastern Mediterranean in the successive stages of their development; with analyses of dominant styles and detailed study of select masterpieces and monuments. (F) [IV-AF].

CL C 3223. Classical Art & Archaeology: Hellenistic Greek Art; Roman Art.3 Credit Hours.

(Crosslisted with A HI 3223) Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Continuation of 3213. Survey of Hellenistic art with particular attention to the individuality of style and diversity of matter. Early Etruscan and Roman art. The development of Roman art in native and assimilated forms; studies in domestic and national monuments. (Sp) [IV-AF].

CL C 3233. The Roman Forum and its Monuments.3 Credit Hours.

Focus on the excavation of the Roman Forum, the central part of ancient Rome. concentrate study on archaeological methodology, specific excavations, topography of Rome, and the cultural significance of Roman urban development on the ancient world.

CL C 3283. Roma: The Civilization of Ancient Rome.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing and permission of instructor. This course surveys the Roman nation from its legendary origins in 753 BCE to the collapse of the Western Empire in 476 CE. Through readings from standard texts and historical fiction, students will learn about Roman history, literature and philosophy and its influence on the modern world. (Sp) [IV-WC].

CL C 3403. Law and Justice.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of the instructor. With Aristotle's politics as the principal guide, course follows development of justice throughout the Greco-Roman experience. (F) [IV-WC].

CL C 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

CL C 3510. Selected Topics in Classical Culture.2-3 Credit Hours.

2 to 3 Hours. May be repeated; maximum credit nine Hours. A study of selected topics in the civilizations and cultures of the Romans, Greeks and Hebrews. (F, Sp, Su)

CL C 3613. Classical Influence on Modern Literature.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: ENGL 1213 or EXPO 1213. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit 6 hours. Identifies the continuing importance of the classical tradition in modern literature. (F, Sp, Su) [IV-WC].

CL C 3803. The World of Late Antiquity: From Rome to Baghdad.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: English/Expository Writing 1213. This course introduces students to the historical period of Late Antiquity (circa 300 to 800 CE). The Mediterranean will be the center of attention, but Mesopotamia, Arabia, the Caucasus, the Balkans, and Western Europe will also be considered in turn, along with the rise and development of Christianity and the emergence of Islam as a permanent presence in the East. (F, Sp) [IV-WC].

CL C 3960. Honors Reading.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 Hours. Prerequisite: admission to honors program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Consists of topics designated by the instructor in keeping with the student's major program. The topics will cover materials not usually presented in the regular courses. (F, Sp, Su)

CL C 3970. Honors Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 Hours. Prerequisite: admission to honors program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. The projects covered will vary. The content will deal with concepts not usually presented in regular coursework. (F, Sp)

CL C 3980. Honors Research.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 Hours. Prerequisite: admission to honors program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Will provide an opportunity for the gifted Honors candidate to work at a special project in the student's field. (F, Sp, Su)

CL C 3990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor and junior standing. May be repeated once with change of content. Independent study may be arranged to study a subject not available through regular course offerings. (F, Sp, Su)

CL C 4503. Classics Capstone.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: senior standing in major. Students review major facts, figures, and events of Greco-Roman antiquity and write a senior paper on a topic to be chosen in consultation with the instructor, using primary and secondary sources to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of one of the major areas of Greco-Roman civilization. (Sp) [V].

CL C 4960. Directed Readings.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: good standing in University; permission of instructor and dean. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Designed for upper-division students who need opportunity to study a specific problem in greater depth than formal course content permits. (Irreg.)

CL C 4970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

CL C 4990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: three courses in general area to be studied; permission of instructor and department. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (F, Sp, Su)

CL C 5990. Special Studies.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 Hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Reading and research, arranged and directed in consultation with the instructor, in specified areas of classical civilization and culture. (F, Sp, Su)