Dec 05, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 [Archived Catalog]


Classics and World Religions



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College of Arts and Sciences 
Ellis Hall 210
Phone: 740.597.2100
Fax: 740.597.2146
classics@ohio.edu
http://www.classics.ohiou.edu

Tom Carpenter, Chair

The B.A. degree offered through Classics includes three possible tracks, reflecting the range of interests in the field. Each track requires a different balance of study in classics (Greek and Latin) and classical civilization. The B.A. degree with a major in World Religions incorporates several distinct emphasis areas, reflecting the modern range of interest in the field.

The Department offers courses in Greek (GK), Latin (LAT), classical archaeology (CLAR), classic texts in translation (CLAS), and world religions (CLWR). Although there is no specific major in archaeology or classics in English, the Classical Civilization major offers the opportunity to concentrate in either area. The World Religions major also offers a wide choice of coursework, on which to build an individual course of study.

The Department offers two study abroad programs in alternate years: a 10-week spring program in Greece, and a 10-week fall program in Rome, taught jointly by Classics and the Department of Modern Languages . The program in Greece is geared toward intermediate-level students of Greek. While in Greece, you will visit archaeological and historical sites and learn modern Greek, as you continue your study of ancient Greek texts. The program in Rome focuses on the city itself through archaeological survey of the monuments and the analysis of history and literature from the perspective of social history.

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