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ART 2201 – History of Western Art I

Dr. Rite Tekippe

Credits: 3.00
This course covers the history of visual arts from pre-history to the fourteenth century, focusing upon the western tradition.
College: College of Arts & Humanities
Department: Art

ART 3220 – Art of the Ancient World

Dr. Rite Tekippe

Credits: 3.00
Lecture-based course on selected topics in the art of Ancient Egypt, Ancient Near East, Greece or Rome, studying artworks from within or across these cultures in their cultural and historical contexts.
College: College of Arts & Humanities
Department: Art
Pre-requisites: ART 2201 Minimum Grade: C and ART 2202 Minimum Grade: C

ENGL 2110 – World Literature

Dr. Chad Davidson, Dr. Meg Pearson, Dr. Maria Doyle

Credits: 3.00
A survey of important works of world literature. Required for English majors.
College: College of Arts & Humanities
Department: English / Philosophy
Pre-requisites: ENGL 1102 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 102 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL Placmnt Exam-Credit 1102 X

HIST 1111 – Survey of World History I

Credits: 3.00
A survey of global history from 1500 to the present. Beginning with European oceanic expansion and the emergence of a global network of exchange, this course examines the impact of major technologies, economic systems, political ideologies, and cultural traditions that unite and divide the human community. Emphasis is given to the study of causal relationships and patterns of change and continuity over time, as well as the social significance of ethnicity, gender, race, and class in historial events and study.
College: College of Arts & Humanities
Department: History

HIST 4423 – Women in the Ancient World

Dr. Teresa Leslie

Credits: 3.00
This course aims to introduce students to the roles of women of all social classes in different periods of Ancient Greece and Rome, as well as the problems of studying women's history in the Greco-Roman world. The course will combine a chronological approach with the thematic one, as each week will focus on women's roles and participation in a specific period and/or sphere of activity, such as religion, politics, the dramatic stage, the family and household, and law.
College: College of Arts & Humanities
Department: History
Pre-requisites: ( HIST 1111 or HIST 1112 ) and ( HIST 2111 or HIST 2112 )

HIST 4432 – The Roman Republic

Dr. Nadya Popov

Credits: 3.00
This course combines a chronological approach with a thematic one, in order to address such topics as evolution of the government system, social conflict, religion, the Roman family, and the Roman army over the course of the Roman Republic from the expulsion of the kings to the assassination of Julius Caesar.
College: College of Arts & Humanities
Department: History
Pre-requisites: ( HIST 1111 or HIST 1112 ) and ( HIST 2111 or HIST 2112 )

HIST 4485 – Greek and Roman Warfare

Dr. Nadya Popov

Credits: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Humanities
Department: History
Pre-requisites: ( HIST 1111 or HIST 1112 ) and ( HIST 2111 or HIST 2112 )

HIST 4485 – Civic Conflict and Civil War in the Ancient World

Dr. Nadya Popov

Credits: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Humanities
Department: History
Pre-requisites: ( HIST 1111 or HIST 1112 ) and ( HIST 2111 or HIST 2112 )

HIST 4485 – Latin and Epigraphy for Historians

Dr. Nadya Popov

Credits: 3.00
College: College of Arts & Humanities
Department: History
Pre-requisites: ( HIST 1111 or HIST 1112 ) and ( HIST 2111 or HIST 2112 )

PHIL 3100 – Ancient and Medieval Philosophy

Dr. Mark Tietjen

Credits: 3.00
An exploration of such philosophers as the pre-Socratics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Augustine, Aquinas, and Occam. Required for Philosophy majors.
College: College of Arts & Humanities
Department: English / Philosophy
Pre-requisites: PHIL 2010 or PHIL 1001 or PHIL 2100

POLS 4601 – Ancient and Medieval Political Thought

Dr. Louis Howe and Dr. Bob Schaefer

Credits: 3.00
A critical reading of selected works by major ancient and medieval western political thinkers, e.g., Sophocles, Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, and Machievelli.
College: College of Social Sciences
Department: Political Science / Planning
Pre-requisites: POLS 1101 or PSC 101

XIDS 2100 – Introduction to Classical Studies

Credits: 3.00
This course is an overview of the interdependent and interdevelopmental character of movements in the arts and historical/philosophical ideas. The course may be team-taught with a multivariable format which includes lecture-discussion, open discussion among the instructors, tapes, and presentations.
College: No College Designated
Department: Interdisciplinary
Pre-requisites: ENGL 1102 Minimum Grade: C or ENG 102 Minimum Grade: C or ENGL Placmnt Exam-Credit 1102 X