CLAS 185 – Pre-Modern Experiences of Nature – TR 2:00pm-3:20pm
Instructor: Dr. Paul Hay
We will discuss how various ancient cultures (from the Mediterranean world and beyond) addressed questions about "Nature" and its relationship with human civilization. We will also examine how the ancient environment affected human history, as well as how ancient humans affected environmental history. Course topics will include: geomythology; deforestation, mining, and ancient climate change; scientific and moral discourse about nature; plants and animals, and their relation to humanity; plagues and diseases; archaeology and archaebotany. No background in ancient history or culture is required for students enrolled in this course. Fulfills an elective requirement for any major/minor in Classics AND for the Environmental Studies minor.

CLAS 202 – Classical Mythology – TR 10:00am-11:20am
Instructor: Dr. Janice Siegel
A comprehensive survey of Greco-Roman mythology, with the aim of providing the student with a working knowledge of a significant element in Western culture and its creative achievements. Readings and lectures cover both the content of the mythology and its linguistic, archaeological, and anthropological significance. Fulfills an elective requirement for any major/minor in Classics AND for the new Core Culture in Context (non-US) requirement.

CLAS 203 – Greek Literature in Translation – MWF 11:30am-12:20pm
Instructor: Dr. Janice Siegel
Reading and discussion of major works of classical Greek literature. Literary themes and techniques are considered as well as the influence of Greek writings on later literature. No knowledge of Greek is required. Fulfills the College Core Literature requirement and counts toward any major/minor in Classics.

GREK 102 – Elementary Greek – TBA
Instructor: Dr. Paul Hay
A foundation course in the vocabulary, forms, and grammar of classical Greek, preparing the student to read standard authors. Emphasis is given to the development of the student's command of English by comparative and contrastive exercises and to appreciation of Greek cultural values by close study of significant vocabulary. Prerequisite: GREK 101.

GREK 202 – Intermediate Greek – TBA
Instructor: Dr. Daniella Widdows
A continuing study of grammar and vocabulary is integrated with the reading and analysis of unadapted prose and verse. Prerequisites: Greek 101-102 and 201. Fulfills the College Core Language requirement.

LATN 101 – Elementary Latin – MWF 10:30am-11:20am
Instructor: Dr. Janice Siegel
This course is designed for students with no previous experience with Latin. The text is written for adults; the sentences and drill exercises in forms and syntax are based on classical authors. Considerable emphasis is placed on expanding the student's vocabulary and grasp of language structure. Prerequisite: none.

LATN 201 – Intermediate Latin – MWF 10:30am-11:20am
Instructor: Dr. Paul Hay
Reading and analysis of selections from Latin prose and verse, and a continuing study of grammar and vocabulary. Prerequisites for 201: Latin 101-102, or equivalent, or placement by the department. Fulfills the College Core Language requirement.