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Accounting 010
African Area Studies 016
Africana Studies
Aging 018
American History 512
American Literature
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Armenian 078
Art 080, 081
Art History 082
Arts and Science 090
Asian Studies 098
Astrophysics 105
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Business Law 140
Catalan 145
Cell Biology
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Teacher Certification
Departmental Honors Program
Courses in Classical Humanities (190)
Classical Humanities Courses in Other Departments
Courses in Greek, Ancient (490)
Courses in Latin (580)
Cognitive Science 185
Community Development
Comparative Literature 195
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203, 206
Douglass College Courses
East Asian Languages and Area Studies 214
Economics 220
Education 300
Environmental Certificates
European Studies 360
Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377
Film Studies
Finance 390
Food Science 400
Foreign Language Proficiency Certificates
French 420
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
German 470
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Hindi 505
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Hungarian 535
Individualized Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Junior Year Abroad
Korean 574
Labor Studies 575
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Life Sciences
Linguistics 615
Livingston College Courses
Management 620
Marine Sciences 628
Marketing 630
Mathematics 640
Medical Technology 660
Medicine and Dentistry
Medieval Studies 667
Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Molecular Biology
Nutritional Sciences 709
Operations Research 711
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Physiology and Neurobiology
Planning and Public Policy 762
Polish 787
Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
Psychology 830
Public Health
Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies 836
Religion 840
Russian 860
Russian, Central and East European Studies 861
Rutgers College Courses
Science, Technology, and Society
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Study Abroad 959
Theater Arts 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
University College–New Brunswick College Courses
Urban Studies
Visual Arts
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Douglass College
Livingston College
Rutgers College
University College
Cook College
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick
School of Communication, Information and Library Studies (SCILS)
School of Engineering
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Classics Major Requirements  

Major Requirements

Classics majors choose one of four options. Those who wish to concentrate on one or both ancient languages may choose an option in ancient Greek and Latin, ancient Greek, or Latin. The classical humanities option is for those who wish to pursue a general study of the history, literature, and culture of the classical world.

Classical Humanities Option (Classical Humanities 190). A major who pursues the classical humanities option must complete 36 credits in the department. (Credits from approved classical humanities courses in other departments as specified in the undergraduate catalog may be counted among these.) The following are required of every major:

1. One course in the Greek or Latin language at the 200 level or above;

2. Two from among the following (both of which cannot emphasize exclusively the same culture):

01:190:205 Greek Civilization

01:190:206 Roman Civilization

01:190:207 Greek and Roman Mythology

01:510:201 Ancient Greece

01:510:202 Ancient Rome

3.One of the following:

01:190:310 Literature and Culture in Augustan Rome

01:190:315 Latin Poets in English

01:190:316 Byzantine Literature

01:190:356 Oedipus: A Survey of the Myth from Antiquity to Freud

01:190:377 The Hero in Ancient Greece and Rome

01:190:381 Greek Drama in Translation

01:190:391 Roman Drama in Translation

01:190:411 Greek and Roman Satire

01:190:488 Approaches to Greek Myth

4. Two from among the following (both of which cannot emphasize exclusively the same culture):

01:190:326 Greek and Roman Religion

01:190:328 Ancient Law in Action

01:190:350 Greek Society

01:190:372 Cities of the Classical World

01:510:301 Early Greece

01:510:302 Classical Greece

01:510:303 Hellenistic World

01:510:304 The Rise of the Roman Republic

01:510:305 The Crisis of the Roman Republic

01:510:306 Roman Empire

01:510:307 The Roman World in Late Antiquity

5. At least three additional courses at the 300 level or above.

Greek Option (Greek 490).A student majoring in classics with emphasis on Greek must take 35 credits in the department, of which 26 credits must be in the ancient Greek language (including at least six courses at the 300 level or above).

Greek and Latin Option (Greek and Latin 492).A student majoring in classics with emphasis on Greek and Latin must take 35 credits in the department, of which 29 credits must be in the ancient Greek and Latin languages. The credits may be distributed between the two languages, but at least 11 credits must be taken in each language. At least six courses must be at the 300 level.

Latin Option (Latin 580).A student majoring in classics with emphasis on Latin must take 35 credits in the department, of which 26 credits must be in the Latin language (including at least six courses at the 300 level or above).

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