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ENGL-225 - Classical Mythology
Classical Mythology examines the major myths of Greek and Roman culture, studying their origins, their significance for the people of an ancient era, and their impact on literature, art, and culture. The course will focus on the deities, heroes, and monsters in myths, legends, and folktales. Throughout the course, students will identify mythic figures and heroic feats represented in art and echoed in popular culture. Students will read translated original texts, selected from the works of Aeschylus Homer, Ovid, Sophocles, and Virgil. Prerequisite: ENGL-101 with a minimum grade of C or better. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. Offered Spring term only. GENERAL EDUCATION
Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
English, Gen Ed Humanities, General Education Elective, General Ed Arts and Humanities
Subject:
English*
Prerequisites:
Please see course description for all prerequisites.
    Corequisites:
    None
    Credits:
    3
    1. Explain myths as a distinct narrative genre that embodies human beliefs and values (GE3, PG1, PG2, PG3) 2. Define the attributes of gods, demigods, heroes, monsters, and mortals (GE3, PG1, PG2, P3) 3. Identify common motifs in myth, such as origin of the world stories, legends of test and quest, and prophesized fate (GE1, GE3, PG1, PG3) 4. Research works of art that illustrate or preserve Greek or Roman myths (GE4, PG2, PG3, PG5) 5. Explain orally and in writing representations of Greek and or Roman myth in art (GE1, GE3, GE4, PG3, PG4, PG5) 6. Identify orally and in writing elements of Greek or Roman myth in popular culture (GE1, GE3, PG3, PG4, PG5) 7. Synthesize a Greek or Roman myth, God, hero, or monster in an interdisciplinary project (GE1, GE3, GE4, GE6, PG1, PG3, PG4, PG5)art. (GE 2 E1)
    ENGL-225
    Classical Mythology
    Course: ENGL-225 - Classical Mythology

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