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Courses - Fall 2017
CLAS
Classics Department Site
CLAS170
Greek and Roman Mythology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HL
GenEd: DSHU
Also offered as: RELS170.
Credit only granted for: CLAS170 or RELS170.
Additional information: This course cannot be taken for language credit.
An introduction to the mythology of ancient Greece and Rome. This cours is particularly recommended for students planning to major in foreign languages, English, history, the fine arts, or journalism. Taught in English.
CLAS275
Why do we laugh?
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSHU, SCIS
An introduction to the breadth and complexity of humor's role in society. Students will familiarize themselves with the explanations that various disciplines have offered about what makes us laugh, and analyze the major impact humor has in our understanding of who we are and how we see our world.
CLAS305
Archaeological Methods and Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHS
Prerequisite: ANTH240, ARTH200, or CLAS180.
Also offered as: ANTH305, ARTH305.
Credit only granted for: ANTH305, ARTH305, or CLAS305.
A team-taught, interdisciplinary course discussing theories, methods, and ethical issues in the practice of archaeology.
CLAS309F
Special Topics in Classical Literature; Roman Civil Law
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CLAS309K
Special Topics in Classical Literature; Inventing Greek Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CLAS409W
Classics Capstone Seminar; Classical Heritage in Wasington, D.C.: An Exhibit in the Making
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Most of the classes will be at the Smithsonian, with the exception of Wednesday, August 30th and December 7th. On these days, class will meet on campus in JMZ 0208.
CLAS499
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Classical Languages and Literatures
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
CLAS688F
Special Topics in Classical Civilization; Roman Civil Law
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud