Minor Concentration Classics (18 credits)

Offered by: History and Classical Studies     Degree: Bachelor of Arts and Science

Program Requirements

The Minor Concentration in Classical Studies introduces students to the linguistic, historical and cultural dimensions of Greece and Rome. The Minor Concentration can be expanded to a Major Concentration in Classics.

Required Course (3 credits)

  • CLAS 201 Greece and Rome (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Introduction to ancient Greek and Roman civilization, focusing on key themes, problems, and methods of the discipline of classical studies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

15 credits of Classics (CLAS) or related courses according to the following stipulations:
6 credits minimum of Ancient Greek or Latin.

  • CLAS 210 Introductory Latin 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A course designed for beginners with little or no background in Latin. Introduction to basic grammar, vocabulary, morphology. Reading of simple sentences and connected passages.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Martin Sirois, Charles Gladhill, Naomi Kaloudis (Fall)

    • Pre-requisite(s): Not open to students who have taken CLAS 210D1/D2 prior to September 2016.

  • CLAS 212 Introductory Latin 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Continued introduction to Latin grammar, vocabulary, and morphology. Reading of more complex sentences and longer connected passages.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Martin Sirois, Charles Gladhill, Naomi Kaloudis (Winter)

    • Winter

    • Prerequisite(s) CLAS 210 or equivalent.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken CLAS 210D1/D2 prior to September 2016.

  • CLAS 215 Intensive Introductory Latin (6 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A course designed for beginners with little or no background in Latin. Intensive introduction to grammar, vocabulary, morphology; the reading of sentences and connected passages. Equivalent to CLAS 210 and 212.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CLAS 220 Introductory Ancient Greek 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A course designed for beginners with little or no background in ancient Greek. Introduction to basic grammar, vocabulary, morphology. Reading of simple sentences and connected passages.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Lynn Kozak (Fall)

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken CLAS 220 D1/D2 prior to September 2016.

  • CLAS 222 Introductory Ancient Greek 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Continued introduction to ancient Greek grammar, vocabulary, and morphology. Reading of more complex sentences and longer connected passages.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Naomi Kaloudis (Winter)

    • Pre-quisite(s): CLAS 220 or equivalent

    • Restriction(s): Not open to student who have taken CLAS 220D1/D2.

  • CLAS 310 Intermediate Latin 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Review of Latin grammar, morphology, syntax, and vocabulary while introducing students to techniques and strategies for reading Latin poetry and prose.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Darian Totten (Fall)

  • CLAS 312 Intermediate Latin 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Continued mastery of the language, with emphasis on translation of Latin texts.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Martin Sirois (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 310 or permission of the instructor.

  • CLAS 315 Intermediate Latin 2: Selections (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected works in Latin. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 310 or permission of the instructor

  • CLAS 320 Intermediate Ancient Greek 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Review of grammar, vocabulary, and syntax of Ancient Greek through translation of selected ancient texts.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Martin Sirois (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of instructor

  • CLAS 322 Intermediate Ancient Greek 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Continued mastery of the language, with emphasis on translation of ancient Greek texts.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Martin Sirois (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 320 or permission of the instructor

  • CLAS 326 Intermediate Ancient Greek 2: Selections (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Translation of ancient Greek texts selected from a given topic, theme, genre, or author. Texts and authors change from year to year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s) : CLAS 320 or permission of instructor.

  • CLAS 410 Advanced Latin: Authors (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Translation and discussion of selections from ancient Latin literature written by a single author or several authors closely linked by genre or historical period. Emphasis on developing reading proficiency. Texts change from year to year. Course may be taken more than once.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Lynn Kozak (Fall)

    • Pre-requisite(s): CLAS 312 or permission of instructor

    • This is a language course. Reading knowledge of Latin is expected.

  • CLAS 412 Advanced Latin: Themes (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Examination of a theme or problem in Roman literature, culture or history through the translation and discussion of ancient Latin texts. Emphasis on close reading and analysis of ancient Latin. Texts change from year to year. Course may be taken more than once.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Charles Gladhill (Winter)

    • Pre-requisite(s): CLAS 312 or permission of instructor

    • This is a language course. Reading knowledge of Latin is expected.

  • CLAS 419 Advanced Latin: Post-Classical (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Translation and examination of Latin text(s) from the Late Antique, Medieval or Renaissance period.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): 6 credits of 300-level Latin or permission of instructor.

  • CLAS 420 Advanced Ancient Greek: Authors (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Translation and discussion of selections from ancient Greek literature written by a single author or several authors closely linked by genre or historical period. Emphasis on developing reading proficiency. Texts change from year to year. Course may be taken more than once.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Stephen Menn (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): CLAS 322 or permission of instructor

  • CLAS 422 Advanced Ancient Greek: Themes (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Examination of a theme or problem in ancient Greek literature, culture or history through the translation and discussion of ancient Greek texts. Emphasis on close reading and analysis of ancient Greek. Texts change from year to year. Course may be taken more than once.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 322 or permission of instructor

    • This is a language course. Reading knowledge of Ancient Greek is expected.

  • CLAS 429 Medieval Greek (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Readings by Greek authors writing during the Late Imperial through Byzantine periods

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): CLAS 312 or permission of instructor

NOTE: Minimum 3 credits CLAS courses at the 400-level
NOTE: Maximum 9 credits complementary courses at the 200-level

Note: a maximum total of 6 credits of non-CLAS McGill courses and/or classics courses not taken at McGill (transfer credits) may be counted toward the program.

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