|Ancient Greece & Rome|
|CLASS CODE:||HIST 304||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||LANGUAGE & LETTERS|
|DEPARTMENT:||HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENCE|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||A survey of either Greek or Roman History with one or two cultural or literary topics covered in more detail.|
|TAUGHT:||Winter 2005, Fall 2005|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||The Greek version of the course includes the following topics: the Minoan Mycenaean Age; the Age of Homer; Archaic Greece; the Persian Wars; the Athenian Empire. We read Homer and Plato's "Apology of Socrates"; we also read about Ancient Greek Religion and a few of the "lives" of Plutarch.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||Know the basic political, social events of the century and know why they are important.
Improve oral presentation skills.
Acquire basic research skills for doing research in classical history.
Improve summarizing skills.
Strengthen knowledge and understanding of Classical issues by debating political events issues.
Summarize and apply a general social-political or concept to a specific classical event.
|PREREQUISITES:||No prerequisites, but we recommend that you have the AmHer 170, His 201-202 and the His 300, Research and Writing Course.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|