Currently Offered Courses - Spring 2024

CLCV 100 - Vocabulary Building from Greek and Latin Roots

Study of the Greek and Latin roots of English and vocabulary building. Analysis of Greek and Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes in variety of disciplines and fields (humanities, social sciences, mathematics, science, politics).

CLCV 102 - Medical Terms-GRK & LAT Roots

Introduction to the study of Greek and Latin medical terms in various medical fields and to the linguistic patterns governing the combination of various roots through practical application of usage.

CLCV 111 - Mythology of Greece and Rome

Study of the major myths of Greece and Rome and their impact upon later art, music, and literature. Credit is not given for both CLCV 111 and CLCV 115.

CLCV 115 - Mythology of Greece and Rome

Studies the major myths of Greece and Rome and their impact upon later art, music, and literature. Shares two hours of lecture with CLCV 111; additional hour of lecture-discussion for a closer analysis of topics. Credit is not given for both CLCV 115 and CLCV 111.

CLCV 116 - Introduction to Ancient Roman Culture

Introductory study of ancient Roman literature, art, and culture.

CLCV 120 - The Classical Tradition

Survey of the Greco-Roman tradition from late antiquity to the present. Examination of Greco-Roman culture in medieval Christianity and Islam, the literary tradition of the Troy tale, the rediscovery of Greek texts and the Florentine Renaissance, classical allusions in early modern literature, the foundations of modern political movements, and the persistence of the classical tradition in contemporary popular culture.

CLCV 132 - Class Archaeology, Rome-Italy

Introduction to the archaeology of Italy and Rome to the fall of the Roman Empire.

CLCV 199 - Undergraduate Open Seminar

Approved for both letter and S/U grading. May be repeated.

CLCV 203 - Ancient Philosophy

Same as PHIL 203. See PHIL 203.

CLCV 220 - Exploring the Greek and Roman World

Focused study of topics in ancient Greek and Roman literature, art, archaeology, and culture in their Mediterranean context. May also explore reflections in later literature and art. Same as CWL 220. May be repeated in separate terms, if topics vary.

CLCV 224 - American Race and Ethnicity in the Classical Tradition

Survey of American minority cultures and the reception of Greco-Roman culture in literature, film, and politics, with brief units of historical concentration on ancient slavery and proto-racism, Harvard's Indian College, early African-American poets, novelists, educators, and classicists, the Greco-Roman heritage of the Ku Klu Klan, and Civil Rights Movement leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr., Huey P. Newton, and Eldridge Cleaver. Other highlights include Derek Walcott's Caribbean/Homeric Omeros, Erin Gruwell's mixed-race Freedom Writers, and Spike Lee's Chi-Raq.

CLCV 231 - Development of Ancient Cities

Monuments, archaeological remains, and histories illustrating the development of the earliest states and urban centers of the Ancient Mediterranean, including Athens, Rome, Carthage, and Jerusalem. Same as JS 231. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor.

CLCV 444 - The Archaeology of Italy

Monuments, material remains, and sculpture and other arts illustrating the development of Greco-Roman and other ancient Italian civilizations to 330 A. D. Same as ARTH 416. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: A course in ancient history, art, or language, or consent of instructor.

CLCV 450 - Classics Internship

Provides college credit for a student's internship experience in a field directly related to Classics (including but not limited to any related fields to Classical Civilization, Classical/Mediterranean Archaeology, Classical Languages, site analysis of Study Abroad related to Greece/Italy). Students are required to find their own internship opportunity as well as a faculty supervisor during the term in which they are enrolled for the course. 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. No graduate credit. Approved for Letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 6 credits. Prerequisite: At least 2 courses in Classics or consent of faculty supervisor and the Director of Undergraduate Studies. Restricted to Classics Majors.

CLCV 492 - Senior Thesis

Thesis and honors; for candidates for departmental distinction in classical civilization and for other seniors. 2 to 4 undergraduate hours. No graduate credit. Prerequisite: Senior standing and consent of Classics Honors Program.