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
LTGK 1 – Beginning Greek (4) (Jacobo Myerston). Study of ancient Greek, including grammar and reading.
LTLA 1 – Beginning Latin (4) (Eliot Wirshbo). Study of Latin, including grammar and reading.
LTWL 19A – Introduction to the Ancient Greeks and Romans (4) (Eliot Wirshbo). An introductory study of ancient Greece and Rome, their literature, myth, philosophy, history, and art.
PHIL 31 – Introduction to Ancient Philosophy (4) (Georgios Anagnostopoulos). A survey of classical Greek philosophy with an emphasis on Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, though some consideration may be given to Pre-Socratic and/or Hellenistic philosophers.
LTLA 100 – Introduction to Latin Literature (4) (Eliot Wirshbo). Reading and discussion of selections from representative authors of one or more periods. Review of grammar as needed. Prerequisites: LTLA 3 or equivalent.
PHIL 100 – Plato (4) (David Brink). A study of Socrates and/or Plato through major dialogues of Plato. Possible topics include the virtues and happiness; weakness of the will; political authority and democracy; the theory of Forms and sensible flux; immortality; relativism, skepticism, and knowledge. May be repeated for credit with change of content and approval of instructor. Prerequisites: upper-division standing or consent of instructor.
LTGK 104 – Greek Prose (4) (Page duBois). Readings in Greek from ancient Greek prose. May be taken for credit four times as topics vary. Prerequisites: LTGK 1, 2, and 3.
PHIL 110 – History of Philosophy: Ancient (4) (Georgios Anagnostopoulos). An examination of ancient Greek philosophy, focusing on major works of Plato and Aristotle.
HIEU 116B – Greece and the Balkans in the Age of Nationalism (4) (Thomas Gallant). This course examines the history of Greece and the Balkans (1683–1914). Topics covered: social and economic development in the eighteenth century, nationalism, independence wars, state-nation formation, interstate relations, the Eastern Question, rural society, urbanization, emigration, and the Balkan Wars. Students may not get credit for both HIEU 116B and HIEU 117A.
HIEU 122 – Ancient Greece 1600-400 BC (4) (Denise Demetriou). This course treats the history of the Greek world from the Mycenaeans to the aftermath of the Peloponnesian War. It focuses on the rise of the polis, the development of the Athenian democracy and imperialism, and the Peloponnesian War.
HIEU 160 – Topics in Ancient Greek History. Greek Religion and Society. (4) (Denise Demetriou). Selected topics in ancient Greek history. May be taken for credit three times. Prerequisites: upper-division standing and department approval required.
HUM 3 – Renaissance, Reformation, and Early Modern Europe (Patrick Patterson)
HIEU 103 – Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (Edward Watts)
HIEU 161 – Topics in Roman History (Alex Petkas)
LTGK 1 – Beginning Greek (Jacobo Myerston)
LTGK 103 – Greek Drama (Page duBois)
LTLA 1 – Beginning Latin (Eliot Wirshbo)
LTLA 103 – Latin Drama (Eliot Wirshbo)
LTWL 19A – Introduction to the Ancient Greeks and Romans (Eliot Wirshbo)
LTWL 158A – Topics in the New Testament (Dayna Kalleres)
PHIL 110 – History of Philosophy: Ancient (Georgios Anagnostopoulos)
POLI 110A – Citizens and Saints: Political Thought from Plato To Augustine (Harvey Goldman)
VIS 120B – Roman Art (Sheldon Nodelman)
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 UC San Diego General Catalog.
CLAS 196A-B Honors Thesis
JUDA 1-2-3 Beginning and Intermediate Hebrew
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
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
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 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 Testament
LTWL 158B Topics in Early Christian Texts and Cultures
LTWL 158C Topics in Other Christianities
PHIL 100 Plato
PHIL 101 Aristotle
PHIL 102 Hellenistic Philosophy
*PHIL 110 History of Philosophy: Ancient
PHIL 199 Independent Study
POLI 110A Citizens and Saints: Political Thought from Plato to Augustine
TDHT 116 Old Myths in New Films
VIS 120A Greek Art
VIS 120B Roman Art
VIS 120C Late Antique Art
HIGR 260 Topics in the History of Greece
LTCO 210 Classical Studies
LTGK 297 Directed Studies
LTGK 298 Special Projects
LTLA 297 Directed Studies
LTLA 298 Special Projects
PHIL 210 Greek Philosophy
PHIL 290 Directed Independent Study