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CLASSICS (CLA)
 
CLA 103 Art History I 3 cr
A survey of art and architecture of Europe and the Near East from the prehistoric to the end of the Gothic era. identical with ARH 103. Credit cannot be received for both CLA 103 and ARH 103. Fee. Core Course.
     
CLA 105 Encounter with the Humanities 3 cr
Introduction to the various disciplines within the humanities with emphasis on the role each plays in a liberal arts education. Identical with AIS 105. Credit cannot be received for both AIS 105 and CLA 105. Core Course.
     
CLA 110 Introduction to Ancient Greek and Roman Culture 3 cr
A survey of the history, literature, philosophy, religion, art architecture, sociology, and political institutions of the Greek and Roman world with readings in translation from major Greek and Latin authors.
 
CLA 240 Western Philosophy: Classical 3 cr
Survey of classical Greek philosophy. The philosophers surveyed may include Presocratic philosophers, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and Hellenistic philosophers. Fulfills the General Education Requirement. Identical with PHL 240. Credit cannot be received for both CLA 240 and PHL 240.
 
CLA 304 Ancient Greek Art and Architecture 3 cr
Architecture, sculpture, and painting in ancient Greece and the expansion and influence of Greek culture in the Ancient World. Pre-requisite: ARH 103 or CLA 110. Identical with CLA 304. Credit cannot be received for both CLA 304 and ARH 304. Fee.
 
CLA 306 Roman Art 3 cr
Architecture, sculpture, and painting in Ancient Rome and its empire. Pre-requisite: ARH 103 or CLA 110. Identical with ARH 306. Credit cannot be received for both ARH 306 and CLA 306.
 
CLA 310 Classical Mythology 3 cr
Through the disciplines of English and Philosophy, this course will provide an introduction to myths and to the literature that recounts the myths, legends, and folktales of ancient Greece and Rome. Not only will this course offer a survey of Greek and Roman myth, but also will look at how different writers treat the material and why their treatments vary. Pre-requisites: EH 101 and EH 102. Identical with PHL 310, EH 310 and REL 310. Credit cannot be received for both CLA 310 and either PHL 310, EH 310 or REL 310.
 
CLA 311 Political Philosophy I: 3 cr
  Classical and Medieval  
An examination of the central themes of classical Western political philosophy through the reading and discussing of the primary works of such thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, and Aquinas. Identical with PHL 311 and PSC 311. Credit cannot be received for both CLA 311 and either PSC 311 or PHL 311.
 
CLA Special Topics 3 cr
Different figures, periods or topics of significance in Classics will be studied as announced. May be repeated, when content varies, for a total of six hours.
     
CLA 454 Ancient Greek Culture 3 cr
Through the disciplines of History and Philosophy, ancient Greek culture, including its history, literature, philosophy, art and architecture will be examined. Pre-requisite: EH 102.
 
CLA 455 Ancient Roman Culture 3 cr
Through the disciplines of History and Philosophy, ancient roman culture, including its history, literature, philosophy, art and architecture will be examined. Pre-requisite: EH 102.
 
CLA 492 Seminar 3 cr
An in-depth investigation of figures, periods or topics in Classics for advanced undergraduates. May be repeated, when content varies, for a total of six hours.
 
CLA 494 Directed Studies 1-3 cr
Directed research in classics under the guidance of a member of the department. Credit according to the magnitude of the individual project. May be repeated, if content varies, for a total of three hours. Pre-requisites: Junior or senior standing and approval of directing professor and department chair.
 

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