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Classics

CL 200 Building English Vocab3 Credit hours   

Study of Latin and Greek word elements to build skill in English vocabulary, both general and technical (or scientific-medical).

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CL 210 Bison image  Love/War Ancient World (CT)3 Credit hours   

Taught in English, this course examines the themes of love and war in Greek and Roman poetry and prose.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities
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CL 230 Bison image  Greek & Roman Epic3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the genre of ancient epic through reading Homer's Iliad and Odyssey and Vergil's Aeneid (or other ancient epics).

Pre-req: ENG 101 with a minimum grade of C or YGS 161 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 101P with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature, Multicultural
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CL 231 Bison image  Women in Greek & Roman Lit3 Credit hours   

Taught in English, a thematic study of women in Greek and Roman literature focusing on how a culture's attitudes towards women reflect social, political or ethnic concerns.

Pre-req: ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature, Multicultural
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CL 232 Bison image  Greek & Roman Drama (CT)3 Credit hours   

Introduction to Greek and Roman dramatic genres of tragedy and comedy using selected plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Seneca, Plautus, and Terence.

Pre-req: ENG 101 with a minimum grade of C or YGS 161 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 101P with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Literature, Multicultural
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CL 233 Bison image  Greek & Roman Historians (CT)3 Credit hours   

Thematic study of Greek and Roman historiography by topic as much as by historian, including ancient rehtorical sources on the theory of history.

Pre-req: ENG 101 or YGS 161.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Literature, Multicultural
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CL 234 Bison image  Greek & Roman Poetry (CT)3 Credit hours   

Taught in English, this course examines three periods of Greek and Roman poetry: the Archaic and Hellenistic Ages of Greece and the Golden Age of Rome.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Literature, Multicultural
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CL 236 Bison image  Murder in Ancient World (CT)3 Credit hours   

Taught in English, this is a tehmatic study of the topic of murder as it appears in the genres of tragedy, oratory and history.

Pre-req: ENG 101 or YGS 161 or ENG 101E or ENG 201H or IST 101 or ENG 101P.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Literature, Multicultural
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CL 237 Bison image  Lit in the Time of Nero (CT)3 Credit hours   

Taught in English this course examines the literature of the first century, CE, and includes the writings of Lucan, Petronius, Seneca, Martial, Juvenal and Tacitus.

Pre-req: ENG 101 or ENG 101P or ENG 200H or ENG 201H.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Literature, Multicultural
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CL 250 Bison image  Studies in Humanities (CT)3 Credit hours   

An interdisciplinary course to introduce students to the elements of a humanistic education. (Same as Philosophy 150 and Religious Studies 150)

Pre-req: ENG 101 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or ENG 101P (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C.

Concurrent PR: ENG 101 or ENG 200H or ENG 201H or ENG 101P
Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Multicultural
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CL 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Selected topics not covered in regular course offerings.

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CL 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Selected topics not covered in regular course offerings.

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CL 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Selected topics not covered in regular course offerings.

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CL 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Selected topics not covered in regular course offerings.

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CL 319 Bison image  Classical Mythology3 Credit hours   

Study of the development of myth in ancient Greece and Rome; its place in ancient culture and its survival in the modern world.

Pre-req: ENG 101 with a minimum grade of C or YGS 161 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 101P with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: Multicultural
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CL 320 Anc Grk Love & Friendship3 Credit hours   

A literary survey of ancient Greco-Roman love and friendship as shaped by family, marriage, religion, philosophy and politics. Ancient and modern texts read.

Pre-req: ENG 101 or YGS 161.

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CL 326 Classical Archaeology3 Credit hours   

Archaeology of ancient Greece and Rome, and their colonies and their imperial domains. Same as ANT 370.

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CL 390 Junior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosophy, and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosophy, art. (Same as Philosophy 390-394 and Religious Studies 390-394)

Pre-req: ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or YGS 162 with a minimum grade of C or IST 201 with a minimum grade of D or CL 231 with a minimum grade of D or CL 232 with a minimum grade of D or CL 233 with a minimum grade of D or PHL 200 with a minimum grade of D or PHL 201 with a minimum grade of D or PHL 303 with a minimum grade of D or PHL 321 with a minimum grade of D or PHL 340 with a minimum grade of D or PHL 353 with a minimum grade of D or RST 205 with a minimum grade of D or RST 206 with a minimum grade of D or RST 300 with a minimum grade of D or RST 304 with a minimum grade of D or RST 320 with a minimum grade of D or RST 325 with a minimum grade of D.

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CL 391 Junior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosophy, and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosophy, art. (Same as Philosophy 390 - 394 and Religious Studies 390 - 394)

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325 or ENG 201.

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CL 392 Junior Seminar3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the department of Classics, Philosophy, and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, regligion, philosophy, art. (Same as Philosophy 390 - 394 and Religious Studies 390 - 394)

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325 or ENG 201.

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CL 393 Junior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosophy, and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosophy, art. (Same as Philosophy 390 - 394 and Religious Studies 390 - 394)

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325 or ENG 201.

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CL 394 Junior Seminar in Humantities3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosophy, and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosophy, art. (Same as Philosophy 390 - 394 and Religious Studies 390 - 394)

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325 or ENG 201.

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CL 435 Greek Civilization3 Credit hours   

Study of ancient Greek culture, emphasizing parallels with present-day issues.

Pre-req: ENG 101 or YGS 161.

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CL 436 Roman Civilization3 Credit hours   

Study of ancient Roman culture, emphasizing parallels with present-day issues.

Pre-req: ENG 101 or YGS 161.

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CL 460 Ancient Goddess Religions3 Credit hours   

Study of the mythology and cults of the goddesses of Greece, Grete, Asia Minor, Crete and Rome, with a view to discovering cultural contexts.

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CL 470 Transformations of Myth3 Credit hours   

An examination of how ancient myth transforms into the psychological and fictional works of more modern times.

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CL 471 Ancient Sexuality3 Credit hours   

A comprehensive study of current theories about Greek and/or Roman sexualities and evaluation of the evidence, textual and otherwise, to which these theories apply.

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or ENG 201.

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CL 472 Rhetoric of Seduction3 Credit hours   

Taught in English, this course investigates the overlap of public and private persuasion through reading philosophical, political and romantic works, and analyzing contemporary campaigns.

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CL 473 Body, Sex and Violence in Rome3 Credit hours   

This course explores the gross violation of the boundaries of the Roman body sexually, politically and socially, and how the symbolizes a breakdown of identity, personally and nationally.

Pre-req: ENG 101 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 101P with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201H with a minimum grade of C or ENG 201 with a minimum grade of C.

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CL 475 Roman Law3 Credit hours   

Taught in English, this course provides an introduction to basic tenets of Roman law with particular attention to court cases and speeches.

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CL 476 Rome: The Eternal City6 Credit hours   

On-site study of the archaeology and material culture of ancient Rome in its social, literary and historical context. Taught in English in Rome, Italy. (Students fund their own travel)

Pre-req: ENG 101 or ENG 101P or ENG 160 or ENG 200H and CL 436.

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CL 477 RTTP: Greece and Rome3 Credit hours   

Reacting to the Past: Greece and Rome is a semester long game/simulation where students play historical characters in Athens in 403BC then in Rome just after Julius Caesar's assassination.

Pre-req: (ENG 101 or ENG 101P or ENG 200H or ENG 201H) and CMM 103.

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CL 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Topics like "Values in Ancient Greece/Rome" or "The Cult of the Leader in Ancient Greece/Rome" have recently been offered. Consult chairman for current offerings.

Pre-req: ENG 101 or YGS 161.

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CL 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Topics like"Values in Ancient Greece/Rome" or "The Cult of the Leader in Ancient Greece/Rome" have recently been offered. Consult chairman for current offerings.

Pre-req: ENG 101 or YGS 161.

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CL 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ENG 101 or YGS 161.

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CL 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Topics like "Values in Ancient Greece/Rome" or "The Cult of the Leader in Ancient Greece/Rome" have recently been offered. Consult chairman for current offerings.

Pre-req: ENG 101 or YGS 161.

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CL 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CL 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CL 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CL 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CL 490 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the Humanities program. (Same as Philosophy 490 -494 and Religious Studies 490 - 494)

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325 or ENG 201.

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CL 492 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the Humanities program. (Same as Philosophy 490 -494 and Religious Studies 490 -494)

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325 or ENG 201.

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CL 493 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the Humanities program. (Same as Philosophy 490 -494 and Religious Studies 490 -494)

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325 or ENG 201.

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CL 494 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study inthe Humanities program. (Same as Philosophy 490 -494 and Religious Studies 490 - 494)

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325 or ENG 201.

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Greek

GRK 201 Ancient Greek First Year3 Credit hours   
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GRK 202 Ancient Greek First Year3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: GRK 201.

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GRK 301 Anc Intermed Greek3 Credit hours   

Varied readings including selections form Homer's Iliad, Dialogues of Plato and the New Testament.

Pre-req: GRK 202.

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GRK 302 Anc Intermed Greek3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: GRK 301.

Attributes: Foreign Language
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GRK 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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GRK 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: GRK 302.

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GRK 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: GRK 302.

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GRK 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: GRK 302.

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GRK 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: GRK 302.

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Latin

LAT 101 First Year Latin3 Credit hours   
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LAT 102 First Year Latin3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: LAT 101.

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LAT 203 Intermediate Latin3 Credit hours   

Varied readings including selections from Cicero's Orations and Vergil's Aeneid I-VI.

Pre-req: LAT 102.

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LAT 204 Intermediate Latin3 Credit hours   

Varied readings including selections from Cicero's Orations and Vergil's Aeneid I-VI.

Pre-req: LAT 203.

Attributes: Foreign Language
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LAT 250 Conversational Latin I1 Credit hour   

Introduction to basic skills of oral comprehension, composition and pronunciation of Latin.

Pre-req: LAT 101.

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LAT 251 Conversational Latin II1 Credit hour   

Introduction to basic skills of oral comprehension, composition and pronunciation of Latin.

Pre-req: LAT 101.

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LAT 252 Conversational Latin III1 Credit hour   

Introduction to basic skills of oral comprehension, composition, and pronunciation of Latin.

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LAT 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: LAT 204.

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LAT 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: LAT 204.

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LAT 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: LAT 204.

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LAT 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: LAT 204.

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LAT 308 Catullus3 Credit hours   

A close reading in Latin of the poetry of Catullus with consideration of its literary antecedents and its importance to Roman Literature.

Pre-req: LAT 204.

Attributes: Literature
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LAT 311 Readings in Ovid3 Credit hours   

Close reading in Latin of selections from Ovid's erotic and epic poetry.

Pre-req: LAT 204.

Attributes: Literature
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LAT 315 Sallust and Nepos3 Credit hours   

A close reading in Latin of selected works from Sallust and Nepos.

Pre-req: LAT 204.

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LAT 323 Latin Prose Comp: Tacitus1 Credit hour   

Study of Latin Prose Composition, the translation of English to Latin, with special reference to the style, syntax and vocabulary of Tacitus.

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LAT 403 Roman Comedy3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: LAT 204.

Attributes: Literature
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LAT 404 Roman Elegy: Prop & Tib3 Credit hours   

Close readings in Latin of selections from the elegies of Propertius and Tibullus.

Pre-req: LAT 204.

Attributes: Literature
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LAT 406 Horace: Odes, Epodes, Epistles3 Credit hours   
Attributes: Literature
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LAT 407 Livy's History of Rome3 Credit hours   
Attributes: Literature
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LAT 408 Roman Epistolary Lit3 Credit hours   

A unique look at Roman life, public and private, through a close reading in Latin of the correspondence of Cicero, Seneca the Elder, and Pliny the Younger. Younger.

Pre-req: LAT 204.

Attributes: Literature
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LAT 409 Roman Satire3 Credit hours   

Close readings in Latin of selections from the satires of Horace and Juvenal and the epigrams of Martial.

Pre-req: LAT 204.

Attributes: Literature
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LAT 410 Tacitus: Annals Agricola3 Credit hours   

A close reading in Latin of selections from the works of Tacitus.

Pre-req: LAT 204.

Attributes: Literature
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LAT 411 Latin Prose Comp: Survey3 Credit hours   

Study of Latin Prose Composition, the translation of English into Latin, with special reference to the style, syntax and vocabulary of the 1st c BCE.

Pre-req: LAT 205.

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LAT 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: LAT 204.

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LAT 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: LAT 204.

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LAT 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: LAT 204.

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LAT 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Pre-req: LAT 204.

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LAT 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Non-Latin majors may enroll in Latin Independent Study courses for one hour credit to meet general requirements in literature. For such students instruction and readings will be entirely in English. Consult chairman for current offerings.

Pre-req: LAT 204.

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LAT 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Non-Latin majors may enroll in Latin Independent Study courses for one hour credit to meet general requirements in literature. For such students instruction and readings will be entirely in English. Consult chariman for current offerings.

Pre-req: LAT 204.

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LAT 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Non-Latin majors may enroll in Latin Independent Study courses for one hour credit to meet general requirements in literature. For such students instruction and readings will be entirely in English. Consult chairman for current offerings.

Pre-req: LAT 204.

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LAT 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Non-Latin majors may enroll in Latin Independent Study courses for one hour credit to meet general requirements in literature. For such students instruction and readings will be entirely in English. Consult chairman for current offerings.

Pre-req: LAT 204.

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LAT 499 Bison image  Latin Capstone Experience3 Credit hours   

Senior Project. Working with a project director, students will develop a paper written in an advanced Latin course into an expanded version that incorporates primary and secondary sources.(PR: 15 hours above LAT 204)

Attributes: Capstone Course
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Philosophy

PHL 200 Bison image  Intro Phil Ancient Period (CT)3 Credit hours   

The origins of philosophical activity among the Greeks by means of a selective sounding of several major thinkers.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Multicultural
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PHL 200H Bison image  Intro Phil Ancient-Honors (CT)3 Credit hours   

A detailed consideration of selected texts from Ancient philosophy, such as the pre-Socratics, Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, the Epicureans, the Academic Skeptics, and the neo-Platonists.

Pre-req: ACT Composite with a score of 26 or SAT Verbal Before March 16 with a score of 600.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Multicultural
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PHL 201 Bison image  Intro Phil Modern Period (CT)3 Credit hours   

Questions and answers concerning the nature of existence and human values and how we come to know them.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Multicultural
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PHL 202 Bison image  Ethics of Health Care (CT)3 Credit hours   

A basic introduction to ethical theory, followed by an application of this theory to problems in health care. For students in health care professions and those interested in applied ethics.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Multicultural
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PHL 203 Bison image  Philosophy & Human Existence3 Credit hours   

An introduction to philosophy drawing from both ancient and modern thinkers and texts.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Multicultural
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PHL 215 Bison image  Managing Life3 Credit hours   

Philosophical approaches to dealing with life's deep challenges and difficult moments, with the help of some of the great classics of world thought.

Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Multicultural
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PHL 270 Bison image  Intro to Formal Logic (CT)3 Credit hours   

Introduction to three standard systems of formal logic: traditional categorical syllogistic logic, sentential logic, and first-order predicate logic.

Attributes: Critical Thinking
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PHL 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Group or individual study of areas demanding further study of a more specialized depth.

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PHL 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Group or individual study of areas demanding further study of a more specialized depth.

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PHL 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Group or individual study of areas demanding further study of a more specialized depth.

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PHL 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Group or individual study of areas demanding further study of a more specialized depth.

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PHL 301 Plato's Republic3 Credit hours   

A deconstruction of the major time-worn prejudices and presuppositions of Platonism by way of a radical reading of Plato's great dialogue the REPUBLIC.

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PHL 302 Applied Ethics3 Credit hours   

The application of basic ethical theories to contemporary moral issues drawn from such fields as medicine, business and the environment.

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PHL 303 Ethics3 Credit hours   

A critical study of diverse moral norms, ideals and systems in theory and practice.

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PHL 304 Logic & Interpretation3 Credit hours   

Theory and practice of valid principles of thinking including developing the skills of justifying diverse types of belief and evaluating reasons for conflicting stand- points (for example, racial, gender, and ethnic dif- ferences).

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PHL 306 Bison image  Philosophy of Art3 Credit hours   

Examination of the qualities involved in the appreciation of beauty which serve as standards of taste.

Attributes: Multicultural
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PHL 315 American Philosophy3 Credit hours   

Great American thinkers, including thinkers such as Emerson (transcendentalism), Peirce, James, Dewey, and Rorty (pragmatism), Royce (idealism), Quine (analytic philosophy), and de Man (post-structuralism).

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PHL 320 Bison image  Comparative Philosophy3 Credit hours   

The relations of the world's philosphies to the basic cultural and religious traditions of the world and to the development of the world community.

Attributes: International
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PHL 321 Current Phil Trends3 Credit hours   

Selected reading in contemporary thought embracing such movements as realism, Marxism, post-structuralism, deconstruction, and postmodernism.

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PHL 330 Philosophy of Sex3 Credit hours   

Introduction to some of the basic authors, texts, and themes in this branch of philosophy beginning with Plato's SYMPOSIUM.

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PHL 340 Bison image  Sexual Orient & Gender3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the philosophy of sexual orientation and its relation to gender, with a special focus on issues of knowledge and politics.

Attributes: Multicultural
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PHL 353 Bison image  Philosophy of Science3 Credit hours   

Reflections on crucial concepts of modern science relevant to philosophical issues in interpreting man and the uni- verse; special attention given to epistemological and other problems of mathematics and physical and social sciences.

Attributes: Multicultural
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PHL 363 Bison image  Philosophy of Feminism3 Credit hours   

An introduction to contemporary feminist theory including discussion of current gender-related issues.

Attributes: Multicultural
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PHL 392 Junior Seminar3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or ENG 200H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 200H or PHL 201 or PHL 201E or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 303E or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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PHL 393 Junior Seminar3 Credit hours   

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or ENG 200H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 200H or PHL 201 or PHL 201E or PHL 303 or PHL 303E or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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PHL 400 Ancient Philosophy3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of major philosophers drawn from the ancient Greek and Roman period.

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PHL 401 Modern Philosophy3 Credit hours   

Rationale: "Western" is redundant, since it is debatable whether the term "philosophy" can be extended to non- Western disciplines. Similarly, current philosophy courses do not specify "Western." Rationale: "

Pre-req: PHL 201 or PHL 201E.

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PHL 420 Metaphysics3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of the most basic nature of reality. (PR: 3 hrs. of philosophy).

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PHL 421 Philosophy of Knowledge3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of the nature and possibility of knowledge.

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PHL 451 Phil of History & Culture3 Credit hours   

Ancient and modern theories of the meaning and consequence of history and culture.

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PHL 455 Philosophy of Religion3 Credit hours   

Theories of the nature and functions of religion, including the meaning of religious language and the problems of belief.

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PHL 460 Phil of Politics & Power3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of the significance or the place in human reality of political organization, negotiation, strategy and power.

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PHL 465 Existential Philosophy3 Credit hours   

A study of existential philosophers from Kierkegaard to Heidegger, Sartre and beyond.

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PHL 470 Philosophy of Logic3 Credit hours   

Advanced study of the nature of logic: whether logic is possible at all, how far it applies, and whether and how there can be conflicting logics.

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PHL 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Shared study and reserach on a special topic as announced.

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PHL 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Shared study and research on a special topic as announced.

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PHL 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Shared study and research on a special topic as announced.

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PHL 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Shared study and research on a special topic as announced.

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PHL 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PHL 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PHL 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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PHL 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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PHL 490 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the humanities program. (Same as CL 490 - 494 and RST 490 - 494)

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or ENG 200H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 200H or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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PHL 491 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the humanities program. (Same as CL 490 - 494 and RST 490 - 494)

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or ENG 200H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 200H or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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PHL 492 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the humanities program. (Same as CL 490 - 494 and RST 490 - 494)

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or ENG 200H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 200H or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 340 or PHL 321 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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PHL 494 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the humanities program. (Same as CL 490 - 494 and RST 490 -494)

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or ENG 200H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 200H or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325 or ENG 201.

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Religious Studies

RST 205 Bison image  Religious Trads of West3 Credit hours   

A comparative study of major religious traditions of the Western world: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Zorastrianism and religions of the Americas.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, International
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RST 206 Bison image  Religious Traditions Asia3 Credit hours   

A comparative study of the major religious traditions of Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism and Shinto, and how these religions have influenced Asian thought and cultures.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, International
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RST 220 Bison image  Lit of Old Testament3 Credit hours   

Traces the origins, growth and development of the literature of Hebrew people to the Greek period. Includes an introduction to and application of modern tools of biblical study.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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RST 225 Bison image  Lit of New Testament3 Credit hours   

Traces the origins, growth, and development of the literature of the early Christian church. Includes an introduction to and application of modern tools of biblical study.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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RST 250 Bison image  Studies in Humanities (CT)3 Credit hours   

An interdisciplinary course to introduce students to the elements of a humanistic education. (Same as Classical Studies 150 and Philosophy 150).

Pre-req: ENG 101 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H (may be taken concurrently) or ENG 201H (may be taken concurrently) or ENG 101P (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: ENG 101 or ENG 200H or ENG 201H or ENG 101P
Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Multicultural
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RST 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Research adaptable to the needs of the individual student.

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RST 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Research adaptable to the needs of the individual student.

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RST 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Research adaptable to the needs of the individual student.

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RST 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Research adaptable to the needs of the individual student.

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RST 300 Bison image  The Nature of Religion3 Credit hours   

An analysis of the nature of religious personalities, institutions, literature, philosophies, experiences, and education.

Attributes: Multicultural
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RST 303 Bison image  World of Islam3 Credit hours   

An examination of the global cultures of Islam with parti- cular focus upon the origin and development of the religion which binds them together.

Attributes: International
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RST 304 The Teachings of Jesus3 Credit hours   

An analysis of early Christian writing and a systematic study of the message of the historical Jesus that stands behind it.

Attributes: Literature
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RST 305 Early Christianity3 Credit hours   

Traces the background, birth, and development of Christian thought from Paul through Augustine.

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RST 310 The Hebrew Prophets3 Credit hours   

The rise of the office of prophet and the contributions of prophecy to religion.

Attributes: Literature
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RST 311 Jewish Holocaust3 Credit hours   

An examination of the religious/philosophical questions raised by the Holocaust of European Jews: Why and how did it occur? What does it tell us about religion and humanity?

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RST 319 ABCs of Orthodoxy3 Credit hours   

An examination of Eastern Orthodox Christianity from the culture in which it was birthed to its place in today's society.

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RST 321 The Protestant Faith3 Credit hours   

An examination of the distinctive historical and theological features of the Protestant movement in Western Christendom, with special attention to the distinctive beliefs and practices of contemporary American denominations.

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RST 323 Religion in America3 Credit hours   

The rise and development of religious thinking in America. (Same as History 323)

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RST 324 The Jewish Way of Life3 Credit hours   

An exploration of the distinctive features of the heritage of modern Judaism. An integrated approach to the study of Jewish religious practices, teachings, literature, and contributions to contemporary life.

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RST 351 Classics of Rel Lit3 Credit hours   

A contextual analysis of selected popular regigious classics, e.g., Foxe's Book of Martyrs, Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, St. Augustine's Confessions, Bhagavad-Gita, and the like.

Attributes: Literature
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RST 360 Hindu Mysticism3 Credit hours   

A general survey of religious life and mysticism throughout South Asian history.

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RST 361 Bison image  Buddhism3 Credit hours   

General survey of Buddhist life throughout history and around the world.

Attributes: International
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RST 390 Junior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosopy and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosophy, art. (Same as Classics 390 - 394 and Philosophy 390 - 394).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 391 Junior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosopy and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosopy, art. (Same as Classics 390 - 394 and Philosophy 390 - 394).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 392 Junior Seminar3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosophy and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosophy, art. (Same as Classics 390 - 394 and Philosopy 390 - 394).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 393 Junior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosophy and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosophy, art. (Same as Classics 390 - 394 and Philosophy 390 - 394).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 394 Junior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosophy and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosophy, art. (Same as Classics 390 - 394 and Philosophy 390 - 394).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 419 Rel Thought in West World3 Credit hours   

An analysis of the major schools of religious thought as they have developed in the West.

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RST 450 Sociology of Religion3 Credit hours   

An investigation into religion as a social phenomenon.

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RST 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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RST 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 490 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Disigned for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the Humanities program. (Same as Classics 490 -494 and Philosopy 490 - 494),

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 491 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the Humanities program. (Same as Classics 490 - 494 and Philosphy 490 - 494).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 492 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the Humanities program. Same as Classics 490 - 494 and Philosophy 490 - 494 ).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 493 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the Humanities program. (Same as Classics 490 - 494 and Philosophy 490 - 494).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 494 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the Humanities program. (Same as Classics 490 -494 and Philosophy 490 - 494).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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Faculty

Professors
Barris, Chrol, Ormiston, Powell, Vielkind

Associate Professors
Franzen, Ruff