Foreign Language-Classical Studies (CLA)

CLA 110  Greek and Latin Roots of English  (3 credit hours)  

Study of the formation of English words from Greek and Latin roots, designed to build English vocabulary and word power (Students who plan to enter medical professions should take CLA 115. Students may not receive credit for both CLA 110 and CLA 115.)

Typically offered in Spring only

CLA 115  Medical Terminology  (3 credit hours)  

Study of the formation of medical terms from their Greek and Latin roots designed both to build vocabulary and to teach the uses of a medical dictionary. Students may not receive credit for both CLA 110 and CLA 115.

Typically offered in Fall, Spring, and Summer

CLA 210  Classical Mythology  (3 credit hours)  

Greek and Roman mythology through the writings and art of the Classical period. Discussion of creation stories, the major gods and heroes, the underworld and afterlife, intellectual, religious and educational role of myth, and the most important theories of interpretation and classification. All readings and discussion in English.

GEP Global Knowledge, GEP Humanities

Typically offered in Fall and Summer

CLA 215  The Ancient World in Modern Media  (3 credit hours)  

Study of the ways classical myth and culture appear in modern media such as film, TV, comics, the internet and others, with focus on why ancient stories, ideas and images are still appealing, but also how and hwy they are used in new ways with new meanings.

GEP Global Knowledge, GEP Humanities

Typically offered in Spring only

CLA 320  Masterpieces of Classical Lit  (3 credit hours)  

Study of great works of Greek and Latin Literature in a genre such as tragedy, comedy, epic or lyric, with attention to both literary merit and cultural importance. All readings in English. May be taken up to three times in different genres for credit.

R: Sophomore Standing

GEP Global Knowledge, GEP Humanities

Typically offered in Fall only

CLA 325  Gender, Ethnicity & Identity in the Ancient World  (3 credit hours)  

Study of the formation of ideas and practices regarding gender, ethnicity, and identity in the ancient Greek and Roman world, with attention to both continuities and difference between ancient and modern views

R: Sophomore Standing

GEP Global Knowledge, GEP Humanities

Typically offered in Spring only

CLA 395  Special Topics in Classical Studies  (3 credit hours)  

For topics not part of regular course offerings, or offering of new courses on a trial basis. May be taken up to three times provided the topics are different.

CLA 398  Independent Study in Classical Studies  (1-3 credit hours)  

Individualized study in classical language, culture or literature. Topic, mode of study, and credit hours to be determined in consultation with faculty member supervising work. May be taken up to three times provided the topic is sufficiently different. Individualized/Independent Study and Research courses require a "Course Agreement for Students Enrolled in Non-Standard Courses" be completed by the student and faculty member prior to registration by the department.

R: Sophomore Standing