2020-21 Classics Courses


See the course advertisements below for some of our exciting upcoming online courses for Spring 2021

The full course schedule for Spring 2020-21 is now available on WebAdvisor. Please note that this schedule is subject to change. Tiered registration for Spring term began on March 18; open registration begins April 5.

Questions about how a course will run? Whether you need to be ready to meet “live,” and when? Email the course instructor!

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Greek Society
Spring 2021 - May 3 to June 14
Nexus+ | Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00-4:00pm
Dr. Christoper Lougheed

Have you ever wondered what everyday life was like in ancient Greece? Discover how the Greeks worked, played, and worshipped (among many other topics!) as you learn how to interpret ancient evidence.

For more information, contact Dr. Christopher Lougheed at

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Roman Society
Spring 2021 - June 16 to July 28
Nexus (asynchronous)
Dr. Victoria Austen

Students are introduced to the fundamental social concepts, cultural characteristics, and political institutions of ancient Roman society. Examples of topics that may be covered are the family, religion, slavery, social relations, cultural ideals as reflected in ancient literature and art, and political organization of the Republic and the Empire. Major sources of information are presented, and the problems involved in the interpretation of ancient evidence are addressed throughout.

For more information, please contact Dr. Victoria Austen at

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Classical Mythology
Spring 2021 - June 16 to July 28
Nexus (asynchronous)
Dr. Victoria Austen

This course is designed to acquaint the student with myths found in Greek and Latin literature. Origins, functions, and interpretations of myths are examined. We also study myths as story-plots. Selections in translation from Greek and Roman writers are used to illustrate myths about the origin of the universe; gods and heroes; sagas involving Thebes, Mycenae and Troy; and the national myths of Rome.

For more information, contact Dr. Victoria Austen at

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Medical Terminology
Spring 2021 - May 3 to June 14
Nexus (asynchronous)
Dr. Warren Huard

Knowledge of medical terminology equips students for a variety of fields. This course lays out the most important Greek and Latin roots of the vocabulary of contemporary medicine and demonstrates the predictable patterns by which these roots combine, introducing students to the concept of building language using root words, prefixes and suffixes. Students learn to define new compounds and phrases by analysis of their parts.

Note: There will be a timed final exam for this course, date/time to be announced.

For more information, please contact Dr. Warren Huard at