Course Offerings

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Course offerings are constantly changing. Please refer to the Schedule of Classes for the most up-to-date listing.
* Indicates course may be petitioned for credit

Fall 2017

HIEU 106: Egypt, Greece, and Rome (4), T/Th 3:30 - 4:50p, Peter 103
Instructor: A. Petkas
Description: This course is a survey of the political, social and cultural hisotry of the ancient Mediterranean. It focuses on the ancient empires in the Near East (Summer, Babylon, Assyria, Persia), Egypt, Greece, and Rome. 

HUM 3: Renaissance, Reformation, and Early Modern Europe (4), MWF 11:00a-11:50a, GH 242
Instructor: Antony Lyon
Description: The revival of classical culture and values and the reaction against medieval ideas concerning the place of human beings in the world. The Protestant Reformation and its intellectual and political consequences. The philosophical background to the scientific revolution. Revelle students must take course for letter grade. 
Prerequisites: Satisfaction of the UC Entry Level Writing requirement.

HUM 3: Renaissance, Reformation, and Early Modern Europe (4), MWF 12:30p-1:50p, SOLIS 107
Instructor: John Lee
Description: The revival of classical culture and values and the reaction against medieval ideas concerning the place of human beings in the world. The Protestant Reformation and its intellectual and political consequences. The philosophical background to the scientific revolution. Revelle students must take course for letter grade.
Prerequisites: Satisfaction of the UC Entry Level Writing requirement.

LTGK 1: Beginning Greek (4), MWF 2:00p-2:50p, LIT 255
Instructor: Jacobo Myerston
Description: Study of ancient Greek, including grammar and reading.

LTGK 104: Greek Prose (4), TTh 2-3:20p, WLH 2110
Instructor: Page Ann duBois
Description: Readings in Greek from ancient Greek prose. May be taken for credit four times as topics vary. 
Prerequisites: LTGK 1, 2, and 3.

LTLA 1: Beginning Latin (4), MWF 3:00p-3:50p, WLH 2110
Instructor: Eliot Wirshbo
Description: Study of Latin, including grammar and reading.

LTLA 1: Beginning Latin (4), MWF 11:00a-11:50a, LIT 255
Instructor: Staff
Description: Study of Latin, including grammar and reading.

LTLA 100: Introduction to Latin Literature (4), MWF 12:00p-12:50p, LIT 255
Instructor: Eliot Wirshbo
Description: Reading and discussion of selections from representative authors of one or more periods. Review of grammar as needed. 
Prerequisites: LTLA 3 or equivalent.

LTLA 104: Latin Prose (4), MWF 2-2:50, WLH 2110
Instructor: Eliot Wirshbo
Description: Readings in Latin from Latin prose. May be taken for credit four times as topics vary. 
Prerequisites: LTLA 1, 2, and 3.

LTWL 19A: Introduction to the Ancient Greeks and Romans (4), MWF 12:00p-12:50p, WLH 2113
Instructor: Staff
Description: An introductory study of ancient Greece and Rome, their literature, myth, philosophy, history, and art.

PHIL 100: Plato (4), MWF 10-10:50am, SOLIS 109
Instructor: Samuel Rickless
Description: A study of Socrates and Plato through the major dialogues of Plato. Topics include the claim that the unexamined life is not worth living; the virtues and their relation to both knowledge and happiness; weakness of will; the nature of justice; the theory of forms and sensible flux; arguments for immortality; and the revisions to the theory of forms required to meet criticisms from the later dialogues. May be repeated for credit with change of content and approval of instructor. Can be used to satisfy the elective requirement for the Classical Studies Major or Minor. May be used to satisfy the general-education requirement for Roosevelt College.
Prerequisites: Upper-division standing, or consent of instructor.

PHIL 110: History of Philosophy (4), MW 5-6:20p, SOLIS 111
Instructor: Georgios Anagnostopoulos
Description: An examination of ancient Greek philosophy, focusing on major works of Plato and Aristotle. Philosophy 110, Philosophy 111, and Philosophy 112 should be taken in order. 
Prerequisites: Upper-division standing and department stamp or consent of instructor.

POLI 110A: Citizens and Saints: Political Thought from Plato to Augustine (4), MWF 10:00a-10:50a, CSB 005
Instructor: Harvey Goldman
Description: This course focuses on the development of politics and political thought in ancient Greece, its evolution through Rome and the rise of Christianity. Readings from Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Machiavelli, and others.
This course focuses on the development of politics and political thought in ancient Greece, its evolution through Rome and the rise of Christianity. Readings from Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Machiavelli, and others.

Winter 2018

HUM 1: The Foundations of Western Civilization: Israel and Greece, (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Monte Johnson
Description: Texts from the Hebrew Bible and from Greek epic, history, drama, and philosophy in their cultural context. Revelle students must take course for letter grade. 
Prerequisites: satisfaction of the UC Entry Level Writing requirement. (W)
 
LTGK 2: Intermediate Greek (I), (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Julia Mebane
Description: Continuation of study of ancient Greek, including grammar and reading. 
Prerequisites: LTGK 1 or equivalent.
 
LTGK 105: Topics in Greek Literature, (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Jacobo Myerston
Description: Readings in Greek covering specific topics in ancient Greek literature. May be taken for credit four times as topics vary.
Prerequisites: LTGK 1, 2, and 3.
 
LTLA: Intermediate Latin (I), (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Eliot Wirshbo
Description: Study of Latin, including grammar and reading. 
Prerequisites: LTLA 1 or equivalent.
 
LTLA 102: Latin Poetry, (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Julia Mebane
Description: Readings in Latin from Latin poetry. May be taken for credit four times as topics vary. 
Prerequisites: LTLA 1, 2, and 3.
 
LTWL 19B: Introduction to the Ancient Greeks and Romans, (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Eliot Wirshbo
Description: An introductory study of ancient Greece and Rome, their literature, myth, philosophy, history, and art.
 
LTWL 100: Mythology-Myths of Greeks and Romans, (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Page duBois
Description: A study of various bodies of myth: their content, form, and meaning. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.

PHIL 101: Aristotle, (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Blythe Anastasia Greene
Description: A study of major issues in Aristotle’s works, such as the categories; form and matter; substance, essence, and accident; the soul; virtue, happiness, and politics. 
Prerequisites: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor

Spring 2018

HUM 2: Rome, Christianity & Middle Ages, (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructors: TBD
Description: The Roman Empire, the Christian transformation of the classical world in late antiquity, and the rise of a European culture during the Middle Ages. Representative texts from Latin authors, early Christian literature, the Germanic tradition, and the high Middle Ages. Revelle students must take course for letter grade. 
Prerequisites: Satisfaction of the UC Entry Level Writing requirement. (S)

LTGK 3: Intermediate Greek II, (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Julia Mebane
Description:
 Study of Latin, including grammar and reading. 
Prerequisites: LTLA 2 or equivalent

LTGK 102: Greek Poetry, (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Julia Mebane
Description: Readings in Greek from ancient Greek poetry. May be taken for credit four times as topics vary. 
Prerequisites: LTGK 1, 2, and 3.

LTLA 3: Intermediate Latin II, (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Eliot Wirshbo 
Description:
 Study of Latin, including grammar and reading. 
Prerequisites: LTLA 2 or equivalent

LTLA 3: Intermediate Latin II, (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Julia Mebane
Description: Study of Latin, including grammar and reading. 
Prerequisites: LTLA 2 or equivalent

LTWL 19C: Intro/Ancient Greeks & Romans, (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Eliot Wirshbo
Description: An introductory study of ancient Greece and Rome, their literature, myth, philosophy, history, and art.

PHIL 102: Hellenistic Philosophy, (Check Schedule of Classes for meeting times and locations)
Instructor: Monte Johnson
Description: A study of selected texts from the main schools of Hellenistic philosophy—Stoicism, Epicureanism, and Skepticism. 
Prerequisites: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

 

Undergraduate Courses

Below is a listing (by department) of all the courses that have been approved to count toward the completion of the Classical Studies major. For description of courses listed below, see appropriate departmental listing in the UCSD General Catalog.

Classical Studies

CLAS 196A-B Honors Thesis

Judaic Studies

JUDA 1-2-3 Beginning and Intermediate Hebrew

Humanities

HUM 1 The Foundations of Western Civilization: Israel and Greece

HUM 2 Rome, Christianity and the Medieval World

HUM 3 Renaissance, Reformation, and Early Modern Europe

History

HIEU 101 Greece in the Classical Age

HIEU 101A Ancient Greek Civilization

HIEU 102 The Roman Republic

HIEU 103 The Roman Empire

HIEU 105 The Early Christian Church

HIEU 133 Gender in Antiquity and the Early Medieval Mediterranean

HIEU 160 Topics in the History of Greece

HIEU 199 Independent Study in Greek and Roman History

HISC 101 A Science in the Greek and Roman World

Literature

LTGK 1-2-3 Beginning and Intermediate Greek

LTGK 110 Archaic Period

LTGK 112 Homer

LTGK 113 Classical Period

LTGK 120 New Testament Greek

LTGK 130 Tragedy

LTGK 131 Comedy

LTGK 132 History

LTGK 133 Prose

LTGK 135 Lyric Poetry

LTGK 198 Directed Group Study

LTGK 199 Special Studies

LTLA 1-2-3 Beginning and Intermediate Latin

LTLA 4 Intensive Elementary Latin

LTLA 100 Introduction to Latin Literature

LTLA 111 Pre-Augustan

LTLA 114 Vergil

LTLA 116 Silver Latin

LTLA 131 Prose

LTLA 132 Lyric and Elegiac Poetry

LTLA 133 Epic

LTLA 134 History

LTLA 135 Drama

LTLA 198 Directed Group Study

LTLA 199 Special Studies

LTEU 102 Women in Antiquity

LTWL 19A-B-C

LTWL 100 Mythology

LTWL 102 Woman in Antiquity

LTWL 106 Classical Tradition
Previously LTGN 100/ LTEU 100 (May be repeated as topics vary)

LTWL 158A Topics in the New Teastament

LTWL 158B Topics in Early Christian Texts and Cultures

LTWL 158C Topics in Other Christianities

Philosophy

PHIL 100 Plato

PHIL 101 Aristotle

PHIL 102 Hellenistic Philosophy

*PHIL 110 History of Philosophy: Ancient

PHIL 199 Independent Study

Political Science

POLI 110A Citizens and Saints: Political Thought from Plato to Augustine

Theatre & Dance

TDHT 116 Old Myths in New Films

Visual Arts

VIS 120A Greek Art

VIS 120B Roman Art

VIS 120C Late Antique Art

Graduate Courses

History

HIGR 260 Topics in the History of Greece

Literature

LTCO 210 Classical Studies

LTGK 297 Directed Studies

LTGK 298 Special Projects

LTLA 297 Directed Studies

LTLA 298 Special Projects

Philosophy

PHIL 210 Greek Philosophy

PHIL 290 Directed Independent Study