HUMN107 Survey of Greek Classics (Experimental)

Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Humanities

I. Course Number and Title
HUMN107 Survey of Greek Classics (Experimental)
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information

Students are required to:

  • Read material
  • Attend class lecture
  • Take required tests
  • Attend Museum Lab held at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Anthropology and Archeology
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course explores the historical stages of the Hellenic-Greek World. Students will examine the development of the Bronze Age, Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic societies of Ancient Greece. This program will have an interdisciplinary emphasis upon the development of art, primary sources, historical developments, and archeological remains left by the Ancient Greek Civilization.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    1. To become aware of the art, religion, myth, architecture, and societal attitudes directly influenced by the Hellenistic models; and
    2. To examine history, literature, and archeological remains, which have influenced western thought.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    1. Bronze Age (Proto-Greek) Societies
    2. Archaic Hellenic Societies
    3. Classical World
    4. Hellenistic Civilization
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    "Ancient Greece," by Peter Green, Dramas of Sophocles, Plato's "Republic," Homer's "Iliad and Odyssey," "Mythology," by Edith Hamilton, Assorted Archeological Periodicals

Review/Approval Date - Unavailable; New Core 8/2015