ALL  Classics classes (but no Independent Studies) satisfy the College of Arts and Sciences’ Gen Ed Arts and Humanities distribution requirement. Further College requirements satisfied by individual courses are noted in the description of the course in question.

CLAS 1051 (3). The World of the Ancient Greeks.
Presents a survey of the emergence, the major accomplishments, the failures, and the decline of the ancient Greeks, from the Bronze Age civilizations of the Minoans and Mycenaeans through the Hellenistic Age (2000-30 B.C.). All ancient texts are read in English translation. Concurrent with HIST 1051 (duplicate degree credit not granted). This is a Guaranteed Transfer (GT) Pathways course in the area of History (GT-HI1).  It further satisfies the College of Arts & Sciences’ Core Curriculum content requirement in Historical Context.

CLAS 1061 (3). The Rise and Fall of Ancient Rome.
Presents a survey of the rise of ancient Rome in the eighth century B.C. to its fall in the fifth century A.D. Emphasizes political institutions, foreign policy, leading personalities, and unique cultural accomplishments. All ancient texts are read in English translation. Concurrent with HIST 1061 (duplicate degree credit not granted). This is a Guaranteed Transfer (GT) Pathways course in the area of History (GT-HI1). It further satisfies the College of Arts & Sciences’ Core Curriculum content requirement in Historical Context.

CLAS 1071 (3). Ancient Sport and Spectacle
Surveys the development, evolution, and impact of sport and spectacle in the Greco-Roman world through the deconstruction of games during the Christian era of the Roman Empire.  The course will examine, among other relevant topics, games in the Homeric tradition, the development of the Greek Olympics, and Roman spectacles including the circus, amphitheaters, and gladiators.

CLAS 2041 (3). War and Society in Ancient Greece.
Studies Greek warfare in its cultural, social, and economic contexts, in the light of anthropological comparisons and modern theories. All ancient texts are read in English translation.

CLAS 4021 (3). Athens and Greek Democracy.
Studies Greek history from 800 B.C. (the rise of the city-state) to 323 B.C. (the death of Alexander the Great). Emphasizes the development of democracy in Athens. Readings are in the primary sources. All ancient texts are read in English translation. Concurrent with HIST 4021 and CLAS 5021 (duplicate degree credit not granted).

CLAS 4031 (3). Alexander and the Rise of Macedonia.
Covers Macedonia's rise to dominance in Greece under Philip II and the reign and conquests of Alexander the Great. All ancient texts are read in English translation. Concurrent with HIST 4031 and CLAS 5031 (duplicate degree credit not granted).

CLAS 4041 (3). Classical Greek Political Thought.
Studies main representatives of political philosophy in antiquity (Plato, Aristotle, Cicero) and of the most important concepts and values of ancient political thought. All ancient texts are read in English translation. Concurrent with HIST 4041, PHIL 4210 and CLAS 5041 (duplicate degree credit not granted).

CLAS 4061 (3). The Twilight of Antiquity.
Explores the reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire in the western Mediterranean and its survival in the east as Byzantium. Emphasizes Christianity; barbarians; social, economic, and cultural differences; contemporary views of Rome; and modern scholarship. All ancient texts are read in English translation. Concurrent with HIST 4061, CLAS 5061 and HIST 5061 (duplicate degree credit not granted).

CLAS 4071 (3). Seminar in Ancient Social History.
Considers topics ranging from demography, disease, family structure, and the organization of daily life to ancient slavery, economics, and law. Focuses either on Persia, Greece, or Rome and includes a particular emphasis on the methodology required to reconstruct an ancient society, especially the interpretation of problematic literary and material evidence and the selective use of comparisons with better known societies. All ancient texts are read in English translation. Repeatable for up to 9 total credit hours. Concurrent with HIST 4071 and CLAS 5071 (duplicate degree credit not granted).

CLAS 4081 (3). The Roman Republic.
Studies the Roman Republic from its foundation in 753 B.C. to its conclusion with the career of Augustus. Emphasizes the development of Roman Republican government. Readings are in the primary sources. All ancient texts are read in English translation. Concurrent with HIST 4081 and CLAS 5081 (duplicate degree credit not granted).

CLAS 4091 (3). The Roman Empire.
Intense survey of Imperial Rome from the Roman revolution to the passing of centralized political authority in the western Mediterranean. Emphasizes life, letters, and personalities of the empire. All ancient texts are read in English translation. Concurrent with HIST 4091 and  CLAS 5091 (duplicate degree credit not granted).

CLAS 4101 (3). Greek and Roman Slavery.
Surveys slavery in ancient Greece and Rome beginning with its growth, economics and political effects, moving to the life experiences of slaves, resistance and revolt, and finishing with the ideology of slavery. Focuses throughout on the challenge of understanding classical slavery on the basis of scattered and biased evidence and on the controversies that have surrounded this topic. Concurrent with HIST 4101 (duplicate degree credit not granted). This course further satisfies the College of Arts & Sciences’ Gen Ed Diversity requirement (global perspective).

CLAS 4761 (3). Roman Law.
Studies the constitutional and legal history of ancient Rome; emphasizes basic legal concepts and comparisons with American law. All ancient texts are read in English translation. Concurrent with HIST 4761, CLAS 5761 and HIST 5761 (duplicate degree credit not granted).

CLAS 4840 (1-4). Independent Study.
All texts are read in English translation. May be repeated for up to a total of 7 credit hours. Counts towards any Classics major or minor track. Like all Independent Studies, this course does NOT satisfy any Gen Ed requirement.

CLAS 4852 (1-6) Honors Thesis.
Repeatable:
Repeatable for up to 6 total credit hours.
Additional Information: Arts & Sciences Honors Course
Counts towards any Classics major track. Like all Independent Studies, this course does NOT satisfy any Gen Ed requirement.