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  • Academic Learning Compact - Classical Studies

    The Bachelor of Arts in classical studies, with specializations in classical civilization, ancient language, teacher certification or modern Greek studies provides a strong foundation in the liberal arts through study of the language, literature, monuments and history of ancient Greece and Rome. You will develop linguistic, critical thinking and writing skills while gaining knowledge of classical civilization. You also will explore the connection between the ancient and modern worlds and discover the contributions of classical culture to western civilization.

    Additional information is available from your major's website.

    Before Graduating You Must

    • Successfully complete a department capstone course for majors.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)

    1. Identify and relate language competence in Latin, ancient Greek or modern Greek and knowledge of grammar and vocabulary of one or more of these languages.
    2. Identify, describe and define knowledge of the socio-historical context of ancient Greece and Rome.
    3. Analyze and interpret Latin, ancient Greek or modern Greek literature in the original or in English.
    4. Recognize and evaluate the cultural phenomena of the ancient Mediterranean world and their relationship to the modern world.
    5. Translate passages of Latin, ancient Greek or modern Greek literature into English; students demonstrate communicative competence in modern Greek (for modern Greek specialization).
    6. Synthesize a well-organized argument from textual or other evidence and express it in formal English prose.

    Table Key: I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4 SLO 5 SLO 6
    Civilization, all specializations
    CLA 2100, 2120, 3114   I I  
    CLA 3111, 3151, 3434, 3500, 3501, 3791, 3793, 3930   R R
    CLA 3160, 3700   I  
    CLA 4880   R  
    CLA 4931 Capstone   A A A  A
    CLT 2044   I I  
    CLT 3102, 3291, 3340   R  R
    CLT 3370, 3371   I  
    Greek, Ancient
    GRE 1120, 1121 and 1130, 1131 I I
    GRW 2200, 2211, 2240 R I R
    GRW 3102, 3301, 3501, 4330, 4340, 4380, 4700, 4930 A R A
    Greek, Modern
    GRK 1120, 1121 and 1130, 1131 I I
    GRK 2200, 2201 R I R
    GRK 4300 A R A I
    LAT 1120, 1121, 1104 and
    1130, 1131
    I I
    LNW 2321, 2560, 2630, 2660 R I R
    LNW 3220, 3310, 3320, 3360, 3380, 3490, 3644, 3660, 3930 A R A I

    Assessment Types:
    Translations, group presentations, research papers.

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