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Grad Catalog 01-03

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
Graduate Study

CHAPTER 2
Admission and
Registration

CHAPTER 3
Degree
Requirements

CHAPTER 4
Fields
of Study

CHAPTER 5
Members of
Graduate Studies
Committees

APPENDIX
Course
Abbreviations

 

    

Classics

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2001-2002 and 2002-2003; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three hours a week for one semester.

Classical Civilization: C C

380. Seminar in Classical Archaeology.
Topics given in recent years include Greek archaeology, Roman archaeology, and archaeology of the Black Sea; other topics may also be taught. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

380J. Proseminar in Classical Literature.
Brief survey of the history of classical literature; orientation to the major periods and genres. Designed for first-year graduate students. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

381. Conference Course in Classical Civilization.
Studies in classical antiquity. A knowledge of the ancient languages is not required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

382. Field Archaeology.
Involves the participation of the student in an archaeological excavation; the study of field techniques includes excavation procedure, documentation, conservation, and interpretation. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

383. Studies in Classical Civilization.
Studies in various aspects of Greek and Roman literature, history, and culture. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Topics other than those listed below may also be taught. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments.

Topic 2: Introduction to Diachronic Linguistics: German.
Same as Anthropology 393 (Topic 16: Introduction to Diachronic Linguistics: German), German 381 (Topic 3: Introduction to Diachronic Linguistics: German), and Linguistics 383 (Topic 8: Introduction to Diachronic Linguistics: German). Additional prerequisite: Twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in German or consent of instructor.

383K. Current Concepts and Research in Classics.
Overview of important theories, issues, and research in classics. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Greek: GK

380J. Proseminar in Classical Literature.
Brief survey of the history of classical literature; orientation to the major periods and genres. Designed for first-year graduate students.Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

180K. Proseminar.
An introduction to the research methodology and the ancillary disciplines used in current classical studies, or to certain disciplines such as meter, textual criticism. One hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Topics other than those listed below may also be taught. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Research Methods in Classical Studies.

Topic 2: Sight Translations.

383. Studies in Classical Greek Literature.
Topics given in recent years include Sophocles, Greek oratory, Herodotus, and Homer. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Topics other than those listed below may also be taught. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Aeschylus.

Topic 2: Sophocles.

Topic 3: Thucydides.

Topic 4: Aristophanes.

385. Graduate Reading Course.
Topics given in recent years include Hesiod and Homeric hymns, Menander and Hellenistic poetry. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

386K. Conference Course in Greek Literature.
May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

390. Seminar in Classical Studies.
Selected topics in ancient philosophy, epigraphy, numismatics, papyrology, paleography. The equivalent of three hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

698. Thesis.
The equivalent of three hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in Greek and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Greek 698A.

398R. Master's Report.
Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Greek and consent of the graduate adviser.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Greek 399R, 699R, or 999R.

Latin: LAT

380J. Proseminar in Classical Literature.
Brief survey of the history of classical literature; orientation to the major periods and genres. Designed for first-year graduate students. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

180K. Proseminar.
An introduction to the research methodology and the ancillary disciplines used in current classical studies, or to certain disciplines such as meter, textual criticism. One hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Topics other than those listed below may also be taught. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Research Methods in Classical Studies.

Topic 2: Sight Translations.

383. Graduate Reading.
Topics given in recent years include Horace, Roman comedy, silver-age Latin epic, and Augustine. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

383K. Current Concepts and Research in Latin.
An overview of important theories, issues, and research in classics. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

385. Studies in Classical Latin Literature.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Topics other than those listed below may also be taught. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Caesar.

Topic 2: Lucretius.

Topic 3: Ovid's Metamorphoses.

Topic 4: Tacitus.

Topic 5: Vergil's Aeneid, Books VII-XII.

Topic 6: Catullus.
Latin 385 (Topic 6) and 385 (Topic: The World of Catullus) may not both be counted.

Topic 7: Vergil's Eclogues.

386. Conference Course in Latin Literature.
May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

390. Seminar in Classical Studies.
Supervised study in a wide variety of writers and fields, under personal direction of members of the Graduate Studies Committee. The equivalent of three hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Topics other than those listed below may also be taught. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Cicero: Readings.
Close reading of selected works, with emphasis on grammar and style.

698. Thesis.
The equivalent of three hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in Latin and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Latin 698A.

398R. Master's Report.
Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Latin and consent of the graduate adviser.

398T. Supervised Teaching in Latin.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Latin 399R, 699R, or 999R.


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Graduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - Graduate Study
Chapter 2 - Admission and Registration
Chapter 3 - Degree Requirements
Chapter 4 - Fields of Study
Chapter 5 - Members of Graduate Studies Committees
Appendix - Course Abbreviations

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