CLAS 1010 (3). The Study of Words.
Study of English words of Latin and Greek origin, focusing on etymological meaning by analysis of component parts (prefixes, bases, suffixes) and on the ways in which words have changed and developed semantically. No Greek or Latin required. Same as LING 1010.

CLAS 1020 (3). Argument from Evidence: Critical Writing about the Ancient World.
Introduces students to writing about the ancient world, with special attention to the possibilities and the limitations of ancient source-material. Taught as a writing workshop, with emphasis on critical thinking, analysis, argument and inquiry. While the course reads foundational ancient texts, the skills acquired will be broadly useful among humanities disciplines. Meets MAPS requirements for English. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: written communication.

CLAS 1030 (3). Introduction to Western Philosophy: Ancient.
Develops three related themes: the emergence in antiquity of a peculiarly scientific mode of thinking: the place of religious belief within this developing scientific world view and the force of ethical speculation within the culture and political climates of ancient Greece and Rome. No Greek or Latin required. Same as PHIL 1010. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: 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. Examines, among other relevant topics, games in the Homeric tradition, the development of the Greek Olympics and Roman spectacles including the circus, amphitheaters and gladiators. Approved for Arts Sci Gen Ed: Distribution-Arts Humanities.
 

CLAS 1100 (3). Greek and Roman Mythology.
Covers Greek and Roman myths as expressions of religious experience and imagination, of Greek and Roman culture and society, and as part of the fabric of Western cultural tradition. Of particular interest to students of literature and the arts, psychology, anthropology, and history. No Greek or Latin required. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: literature and the arts.

CLAS 1110 (3). Gods, Monsters and Mortals: Literature of Ancient Greece.
Read about mythological heroes and historical individuals from Achilles to Socrates.  Explores why Greek authors told stories the way they did and what those stories might have meant to them and might mean to us.  Ancient texts in English translation. Approved for Arts and Sciences Core Curriculum:  Literature and the Arts.

CLAS 1115 (3). Masterpieces of Greek Literature in Translation.
Students read about mythological heroes and historical individuals from Achilles to Socrates in Greek literature. Class discusses why the Greeks told stories the way they did and what those stories might have meant to them and might mean to us. Arts & Sciences Honors Course. Approved for Arts and Sciences Core Curriculum:  Literature and the Arts.

CLAS 1120 (3). Power and Persuasion in Ancient Rome.
Read about mythological heroes and historical individuals from Romulus to Catiline and the emperors Augustus and Nero.  Explore why Roman authors told stories the way they did and what those stories might have meant and might mean to us.  Ancient texts in English translation. Approved for GT-AH2. Approved for Arts and Sciences Core Curriculum: Literature and the Arts.

CLAS 1140 (3). Bread and Circuses: Society and Culture in the Roman World.
Surveys the outstanding achievements of Roman culture and society as reflected in literature, philosophy and art, private and official religion, and legal and political thought. No Greek or Latin required. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: historical context.

CLAS 2020 (3). Science in the Ancient World.
Covers the development of scientific modes of thought, theory, and research from mythological origins (e.g., Hesiod's poetry) through pre-Socratic philosophers. Culminates in theories and research of Plato and Aristotle, including the Roman Empire. Students read original sources in translation. No Greek or Latin required. Approved for GT-AH2.  Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: natural science.

CLAS 2100 (3). Gender and Sexuality in Ancient Greece.
Examines evidence of art, archaeology, and literature of Greek antiquity from a contemporary feminist point of view. Focuses on women's and men's roles in art, literature, and daily life. No Greek or Latin required. Same as WGST 2100. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: cultural and gender diversity.

CLAS 2110 (3). Gender and Sexuality in Ancient Rome.
Uses art, archaeology, and literature to study, from a contemporary feminist point of view, the status of women and men in works of Roman art and literature, the development of attitudes expressed toward them, and their daily life. No Greek or Latin required. Same as WGST 2110. Approved for GT-HI1Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: cultural and gender diversity.

CLAS 2610 (3). Paganism to Christianity.
Offers a cultural history of Greek and Roman religion. Students read ancient texts in translation and use evidence from archaeology to reconstruct the shift from paganism to Christianity in antiquity. No Greek or Latin required. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: ideals and values.  Same as RLST 2614.

CLAS-3400 (3) Special Topics in Classics.
Topics in Greek, Latin or Classical civilization. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours for different topics.
 

CLAS 4040 (3). Seminar in Classical Antiquity.
Examines an advanced topic in classical language, literature, history, philosophy, art, or culture. Combines the techniques of philology with a critical approach to the literary and material legacy of the past. Recommended, second year proficiency in Latin and/or Greek. Repeatable for up to 6 total credit hours.

CLAS 4110 (3). Greek and Roman Epic.
Students read in English translation the major epics of Graeco-Roman antiquity such as the Iliad, Odyssey, Argonautica, Aeneid, and Metamorphoses. Topics discussed may include the nature of classical epic, its relation to the novel, and its legacy. No Greek or Latin required. Same as CLAS 5110 and HUMN 4110. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: literature and the arts.

CLAS 4120 (3). Greek and Roman Tragedy.
Intensive study of selected tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Seneca in English translation. No Greek or Latin required. Same as CLAS 5120 and HUMN 4120. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: literature and the arts.

CLAS 4130 (3). Greek and Roman Comedy.
Studies Aristophanes, Plautus, and Terence in English translation. No Greek or Latin required. Same as CLAS 5130 and HUMN 4130. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: literature and the arts.

CLAS 4140 (3). The Greek and Roman Novel.
Studies a number of complete Greek and Roman novels from Classical Antiquity, and their predecessors and contemporary neighbors in the genres of Greek prose fiction.  Ancient texts in English translation.  Same as CLAS 5140 and HUMN 4131.

CLAS 4840 (1-4). Independent Study.
No Greek or Latin required. May be repeated for a total of 7 credit hours.

CLAS 5110 (3). Greek and Roman Epic.
Same as CLAS 4110. Restricted to graduate students only.

CLAS 5120 (3). Greek and Roman Tragedy.
Same as CLAS 4120. Restricted to graduate students only.

CLAS 5130 (3). Greek and Roman Comedy.
Same as CLAS 4130.  Restricted to graduate students only.

CLAS 5140 (3). The Greek and Roman Novel.
Same as CLAS 4140. Restricted to graduate students only.

CLAS 5840 (1-3). Graduate Independent Study.
No Greek or Latin required. May be repeated for a total of 7 credit hours.

CLAS 7840 (1-3). Graduate Independent Study.
No Greek or Latin required. May be repeated for a total of 7 credit hours.