|Readings in Western Culture: Ancient World|
|CLASS CODE:||HON 200||CREDITS: 3||FEE: $5.00|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course fulfills a General Education - Letters requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||An examination of selected primary works of the Hebrew, Greek, Roman, and Medieval periods with historical setting and thematic structure provided by three lectures per week. Areas considered include literature, history, and philosophy|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||We will read the following texts from the Wilkie and Hurt, Literature of the Western World (5th Edition):
The Koran (selections)
John of Salisbury
St. Francis of Assisi
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||(1) To teach students the importance of the role of ancient texts in their own lives.
(2) To teach students the role of the hero, heroism in the present age, and the role of the family and the heroic life.
(3) To teach students the terrible impact of war on family.
|PREREQUISITES:||Students must have a 3.5 or higher accumulative GPA to take an honors course.|
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 1983|