Courses

Degree Requirements

Minor in Ancient Mediterranean Studies (24 units)

The minor in Ancient Mediterranean Studies consists of 24 units. It is designed for students who wish to take a specialized core of Ancient Mediterranean Studies courses.

Required Courses (9 units)

HIST 101 Introduction to Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations (3) or
HIST 160 World History Before 1300 (3)

Select one of the following ancient language sequences: (6)

LATN 101 Latin Elements I (3)
and LATN 102 Latin Elements II (3)
or
GRK 103 Ancient Greek Elements I (3) 
and GRK 104 Ancient Greek Elements II (3)
or
HEBR 103 Biblical Hebrew I (3)
and HEBR 104 Biblical Hebrew II (3)

NOTE: The language requirement may be waived by passing a proficiency exam; in that case, 6 units would be made up by choices from the recommended courses listed below.

Recommended Courses (15 units)

Select five of the following with no more than two courses in any one department. Four of the five courses must be upper level.

Anthropology
ANTH 207 Cultural Anthropology (3)
ANTH 212 Paleoanthropology and Archaeology (3) 
ANTH 381 Archaeological Methods and Theory (3)

Art History
ARTH 221 Survey of Western Art I (3)
ARTH 301 Origins of Western Art; Egypt and the Near East (3)
ARTH 303 Myths and Legends in Greek Art (3)
ARTH 305 Images of Women in Ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman Art (3)
ARTH 306 Art and Archeology of the Ancient World (3)

English
ENGL 243 Introduction to Classical Mythology (3)
ENGL 341 History and Literature of the Old Testament (3)
ENGL 343 Myth and Literature (3)
ENGL 351 Historical Linguistics (3)

Greek
GRK 103 Ancient Greek Elements I (3)
GRK 104 Ancient Greek Elements II (3)

Hebrew
HEBR 103 Beginning Biblical Hebrew I (3)
HEBR 104 Beginning Biblical Hebrew II (3)
HEBR 203 Biblical Hebrew Intermediate I (3)
HEBR 204 Biblical Hebrew Intermediate II (3)

History
HIST 202 Cities of the Ancient World (3)
HIST 275 History of Ancient Israel (3)
HIST 301 Ancient Egyptian Civilization (3)
HIST 302 Ancient Near Eastern and Anatolian Civilizations (3)
HIST 303 Alexander the Great and His Successors (3)
HIST 304 Ancient Greek Civilization (3)
HIST 305 Roman Civilization (3)
HIST 308 Women in Antiquity (3)
HIST 399 Origins of Writing (3)

Latin
LATN 101 Latin Elements I (3)
LATN 102 Latin Elements II (3)
LATN 201 Latin Intermediate I (3)
LATN 202 Latin Intermediate II (3)
LATN 301 Advanced Readings in Latin I (3)
LATN 302 Advanced Readings in Latin II (3)

Philosophy
PHIL 221 Ancient Greek Philosophy (3)
PHIL 322 Hellenistic and Medieval Philosophy (3)

Religious Studies
RLST 206 Judaism, Christianity and Islam (3)
RLST 335 Prophets and Prophecy in Ancient Israel (3)
RLST 355 Introduction to the New Testament (3)

Theatre
THEA 211 History of Theatre and Drama I (3)

Total Units: 24

NOTE: Courses not listed above, if appropriate, may be approved for the minor by application to the director.