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Availability of Majors
Engineering Transfer 005
Accounting 010
African American Studies 014
Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
American History 512
American Literature 352
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Art (Art 080, Art History 082)
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
Biomedical Technology 124
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Classical Studies Minor
Minor Requirements
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
Economics 220
Engineering Transfer Program 005
English (English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Writing 989)
European Studies 310
Finance 390
Fine Arts (Art 080, Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Speech 950; Theater Arts 965)
Foreign Languages and Literatures (French 420, German 470, Italian 560, Russian 860, Spanish 940)
Geology 460
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Home Economics 520
Honors College 525
International Studies Program 549
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
Journalism 570
Justice and Society 572
Latin American Studies Minor
Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Media Studies 657
Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Nursing 705
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Religion 840
Reserve Officer Training Programs
Russian 860
General Science 890
Social Work 910
Sociology (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920)
Spanish 940
Speech 950
Statistics 960
Teacher Preparation Program 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Speech 950, Theater Arts 965)
Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975
Walt Whitman Program in American Studies
Women's Studies 988
School of Business-Camden
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2010 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Classical Studies Minor Courses  


50:082:303 Art of the Ancient Near East (3) Studies the art and architecture of Anatolia (modern Turkey), Mesopotamia (Iraq today), and Persia (Iran) from the rise of Neolithic cultures to the end of the Persian Empire.
50:082:310 Art of Egypt (3) Studies the art of ancient civilizations of the Nile River Valley from the Old Kingdom through the Ptolemaic periods.
50:082:311 Roman Art (3) Studies the art of the Roman Republic and Empire from the Etruscan background through the reign of Constantine; emphasis on the city of Rome.
50:082:342 Greek Art (3) Studies the art of ancient Greece from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period; focus is on the art of the sixth and fifth centuries BC to the golden age of Greece.
50:090:238 World Masterpieces I (3) Studies in great works of literature from antiquity (including Homer and Virgil) to the dawn of the modern era.
50:350:313 Classical Backgrounds of English Literature (3) Studies the influence on English and American literature of classical Greek and Roman epic, tragedy, comedy, and other literary forms.
50:350:334 The Bible as Literature (3) A study of the Bible, its literary variety, and historical and religious development.
50:350:374 Legends Past and Present (3) Studies narratives of heroes, quests, supernatural occurrences, and other extraordinary activities of humans past and present.
50:350:380 Mythology (3) Studies narratives of interaction between human and divine, as retold in literature and cultures including ancient Greek and Judeo-Christian.
50:490:101 Greek 101 (3)
50:490:102 Greek 102 (3)
50:510:01 Western Civilization I (3) Gives a broad view of the society we live in and the ideals we live by, starting with the ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome and continuing through the "divine right" monarchies and the revolutions of the 17th century.
50:510:301 Ancient Near East (3) Studies the civilizations that developed in Egypt and Mesopotamia from the beginnings of history (ca. 3000 BC) to their disappearance under the Greeks and Romans.
50:510:302 Ancient Israel (3) Covers the founding of the Davidic kingdom (ca. 1000 BC) and the building of the First Temple by Solomon to the destruction of the Second Temple by the Romans (70 AD).
50:510:303 Athens: The Golden Age (3) Studies the most famous Greek city-state, its political development as well as its artistic accomplishments, during the fifth and fourth centuries BC.
50:510:304 Rome, the First Caesars (3) Studies the transformation of the Roman Republic under its most famous leaders (Caesar, Cicero, Pompey, Marc Antony, and others) into the empire under Augustus and the Julio-Claudian line (Caligula and Nero, among others).
50:510:305 Fall of Rome (3) Studies the disappearance of the Roman Empire during the third, fourth, and fifth centuries AD as barbarian invaders conquered the West.
50:580:101 Latin 101 (3)
50:580:102 Latin 102 (3)
50:615:386 Special Studies in Linguistics: Egyptian Hieroglyphs (3)
50:730:211 History of Philosophy I (3) Studies the beginnings and early developments of Western philosophy. Readings selected from among pre-Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Maimonides, Aquinas, and Occam. Topics may include the nature of argument, political loyalty and political dissent, justice, normative ethics, causality, and the existence of God.
50:730:305 Ancient Philosophy (3) A study of the major philosophers in the ancient world.
50:790:371 Classical Political Theory (3) Studies the leading figures of Western political theory from Plato to Machiavelli.
50:840:110 Introduction to the Bible (3) Historical and literary exploration of portions of the Tanakh (Old Testament) and New Testament that have had the most lasting influence on Western culture. Focus on the meaning of key terms like covenant and evil, biblical authorship, and different ways the text may be interpreted today.
50:840:212 Jews, Christians, and Muslims (3) Studies the historical development of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam from the earliest roots in the myths and rituals of the ancient world to their modern forms; the interaction between each tradition and the cultural context in which it emerges and develops; and the popular expression of each religion's beliefs in its holidays, rituals, and legends.
50:840:330 Women and Religion (3) An examination of the image of women and the feminine in the myths, symbols, and theology of major religious traditions. Consideration is given to the status and role of women in relation to the issues of religious practice, participation in rituals, and ordination. While this course deals only minimally with Greek and Roman material, it does include an extensive study of the Bible and prebiblical material.
50:840:333 Evil (3) A comparative analysis of the concept of evil in various traditions and its relation to notions of freedom, will, tragedy, power, gender, and the divine. Texts studied include the Bible, Sophocles' Antigone, St. Augustine's Confessions, and Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem.
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