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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


College of Letters and Science


CLASSIC Classics



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101 Latin and Greek in English Words. 3 cr. U. A comprehensive study of the basic Greek and Latin word elements underlying modern English usage and their Indo-European background.|Not recom for ESL students. Prereq: none.
170 Classical Mythology. 3 cr. U. A survey of Classical myths in the written sources and in artistic representations.|Prereq: none.
171 Classical Mythology: An Audio-Visual Supplement. 1 cr. U. Slide series depicting the influence of classical myth on art and music reinforcing the material presented in Classic 170.|Not open for cr to students who have earned 3 or more cr in Classic 170(ER). Prereq: Classic 170(C).
172 Classical Themes in Cherokee Myths and Legends. 3 cr. U. Mooney's definitive collection of Cherokee myths and legends, with attention to parallels and contrasts provided by the stories of the ancient Greeks.|Prereq: none.
192 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. The specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.|Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
201 Introduction to Greek Life and Literature. 3 cr. U. Ancient Greek life and literature, emphasizing the surviving works of earliest authors, Homer and Hesiod.|Prereq: none; Classic 170(R).
202 Introduction to Roman Life and Literature. 3 cr. U. Roman life and literature, emphasizing events before the death of Augustus.|Prereq: none; Classic 170(R).
213 Grammar for Students of Foreign Languages. 3 cr. U. An introduction to the grammatical concepts useful in studying foreign languages.|Jointly offered with, and may be used to repeat, English 213, French 213, German 213, Italian 213, Linguis 213, Polish 213, Russian 213, & Spanish 213. Prereq: none.
274 (Hebr St 274) Ancient Egyptian Civilization. 3 cr. U. Culture of Egypt, with particular attention to its literature reflecting social, political, and religious conditions; emphasis on Egyptian-Hebrew contacts during the second millennium.|Classic (Hebr St) 274 & Hist 274 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
289 Internship in Classics, Lower Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of Classics in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in Classics; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
296 UROP Apprenticeship. 1-3 cr. U. Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.|One credit for 45 hrs research. Retakable to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Not open to jrs & srs. Prereq: acceptance to UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
299 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
301 The Life and Literature of Classical Athens: Herodotus and Dramatists. 3 cr. U. Classical Greek drama and the writings of Herodotus in translation; their historical background.|Prereq: jr st; Classic 201(R); grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score level 4 on EPT.
302 War and Politics in Ancient Greece. 3 cr. U. Thucydides' history and selections from Plato's works in translation; their historical background.|Prereq: jr st; Classic 301(R); grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score of 637 at level 4 on EPT.
303 The Life and Literature of the Roman Empire. 3 cr. U. Major literary works from the early Roman empire in translation; their historical background.|Prereq: jr st; Classic 170(R) & 202(R).
304 The Graeco-Roman World: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Life and literature (in translation) of the ancient Greco-Roman world.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Classic 301(R), 302(R), or 303(R).
390 Egyptian Mythology. 3 cr. U. Egyptian myths and ancient religious practices, emphasizing religious thought in Greco-Roman Egypt.|Prereq: jr st.
489 Internship in Classics, Upper Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of advanced principles of classics in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in Classic; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
499 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st. Add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
699 Directed Reading. 1-3 cr. U. Advanced independent work under the supervision of a Classics faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit a study proposal. For more information, consult Classics prog coord.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

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