Classics (CLA)

Classics (CLA) Courses

CLA 1114. Basic Individualized Instruction. (0-0) 4 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: Permission in writing (form available) of the instructor, the student's advisor, the Department Chair, and the Dean of the College in which the course is offered. Independent reading, research, discussion, and/or writing under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 8 hours of basic individualized instruction will apply to a bachelor’s degree. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $24.

CLA 2013. Introduction to Ancient Greece. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Introduction to the civilization and cultural achievements of ancient Greece, including history, religion, philosophy, literature, and art. May be applied toward the Core Curriculum requirement in Language, Philosophy and Culture. Generally offered: Fall. Course Fees: LRC1 $12; LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 2023. Introduction to Ancient Rome. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Introduction to the civilization and cultural achievements of ancient Rome, including history, religion, philosophy, literature, and art. May be applied toward the Core Curriculum requirement in Language, Philosophy and Culture. Generally offered: Spring. Course Fees: LRC1 $12; LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 2033. Introduction to Classical Literature. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Introductory study of selected works of ancient Greek and Roman authors, with emphasis on epic, drama, satire, and lyric. May be applied toward the Core Curriculum requirement in Creative Arts. Generally offered: Fall, Spring, Summer. Course Fees: LRC1 $12; LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 2043. The Greek and Latin Roots of Scientific Terms. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Introduction to the Greek and Latin roots of scientific words, focused on developing practical skills in learning and interpreting common but unfamiliar terminology. Online course only. Course Fees: LRC1 $12; LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 2113. Intermediate Individualized Instruction. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of LAT 1124 or GRK 1124 or permission of the instructor. Independent reading, research, discussion, and/or writing under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 6 hours of intermediate individualized instruction will apply to a bachelor's degree. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 2323. Classical Mythology. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Critical survey of secular and religious classical mythology; attention to the use of myth in ancient literature and the functions of myth in historical, cultural, and cross-cultural contexts. May be applied toward the Core Curriculum requirement in Language, Philosophy and Culture. Generally offered: Fall, Spring, Summer. Course Fees: LRC1 $12; LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 3053. Topics in Classical Literature. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Completion of Core Curriculum requirement in Communication. The study of ancient Greek and Roman texts, focusing on a genre, author, or theme. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 3063. Ancient Mediterranean Art and Archaeology. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Completion of Core Curriculum requirement in Communication. The study of one or more themes, periods, traditions, or archaeological sites in the ancient Mediterranean world. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 3073. Science, Medicine, and Technology in Antiquity. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Completion of Core Curriculum requirement in Communication. The study of an aspect, author, or theme relevant to science, medicine, and technology in the ancient Mediterranean world, including both textual evidence and material culture. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 3083. Classics in the Modern World. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Completion of Core Curriculum requirement in Communication. The study of how Classical Antiquity continues to shape modern art, literature, ideologies, and identities, focusing on select ancient and modern sources. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 3123. Cultural Issues in Mediterranean Antiquity. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Completion of Core Curriculum requirement in Communication. Interdisciplinary study of cultural issues, such as slavery, ethnicity, gender, politics, and athletics. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 3513. Ancient Mediterranean History. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Completion of Core Curriculum requirement in Communication. An examination of selected events, trends, and transformations in the history of the ancient Mediterranean world. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 4911. Independent Study. (0-0) 1 Credit Hour.

Prerequisites: Permission in writing (form available) of the instructor, the student’s advisor, the Department Chair, and the Dean of the College in which the course is offered. Independent reading, research, discussion, and/or writing under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 6 hours of independent study, regardless of discipline, will apply to a bachelor’s degree. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $6.

CLA 4912. Independent Study. (0-0) 2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: Permission in writing (form available) of the instructor, the student’s advisor, the Department Chair, and the Dean of the College in which the course is offered. Independent reading, research, discussion, and/or writing under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 6 hours of independent study, regardless of discipline, will apply to a bachelor’s degree. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $12.

CLA 4913. Independent Study. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: Permission in writing (form available) of the instructor, the student’s advisor, the Department Chair, and the Dean of the College in which the course is offered. Independent reading, research, discussion, and/or writing under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 6 hours of independent study, regardless of discipline, will apply to a bachelor’s degree. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 4953. Special Studies in Classics. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Organized course offering the opportunity for specialized study not normally or not often available as part of the regular course offerings. Special Studies courses may be repeated for credit when the topics vary, but not more than 6 hours, regardless of discipline, will apply to a bachelor’s degree. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 4973. Senior Seminar in Classics. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 12 upper-division credit hours in Classics or approved upper-division courses in other disciplines. Undergraduate capstone experience for students in the Classics emphasis and minor, open to eligible students from other disciplines in their junior or senior year. The seminar focuses on the development of research methodologies for the study of the ancient world. Subject varies with instructor, but the course will emphasize a combination of historical, linguistic, archaeological and anthropological approaches, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of contemporary Classical Studies. May be repeated once for credit when topics vary. (Formerly titled "Seminar for Classics Majors"). Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $18.

CLA 4991. Honors Thesis. (0-0) 1 Credit Hour.

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and Department Scholarship and Honors Committee. Supervised research and preparation of an Honors Thesis for the purpose of earning Classical Studies Honors. May be repeated once with advisor approval. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $6.

CLA 4992. Honors Thesis. (0-0) 2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and Department Scholarship and Honors Committee. Supervised research and preparation of an Honors Thesis for the purpose of earning Classical Studies Honors. May be repeated once with advisor approval. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $12.

CLA 4993. Honors Thesis. (0-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor and Department Scholarship and Honors Committee. Supervised research and preparation of an Honors Thesis for the purpose of earning Classical Studies Honors. May be repeated once with advisor approval. Course Fees: LRLF $10; STLF $18.