CL CV 241

Greek and Roman Mythology

Comparative Arts and Letters College of Humanities

Course Description

Greek and Roman gods, heroes, and myths, emphasizing literature but also giving attention to representations in the visual arts.

When Taught

Fall, Winter, Spring

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Reading and Writing

Learning Outcome

Through the reading and writing assignments successful students will develop skills in sound thinking and critical reading.

Title

Reading and Analyzing Greek and Roman Myths

Learning Outcome

Successful students will intelligently read and analyze various Greek and Roman myths in anthologies and in complete works - e.g. Homer's Odyssey, Aeschylus' Oresteia, Ovid's Metamorphoses, Eugene O'Neill's Morning Becomes Electra.

Title

Appreciation for the Aesthetics of Western Civilization

Learning Outcome

Students will develop an appreciation for the aesthetics of western civilization's most pervasive and seminal texts.