HUMN108 Survey of Roman Classics (Experimental)

Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Humanities

I. Course Number and Title
HUMN108 Survey of Roman Classics (Experimental)
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
V. Other Pertinent Information
Students are required to:
  1. Read assigned materials
  2. Attend class lecture
  3. Take all tests
  4. Attend museum-lab held at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Anthropology & Archeology OR The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course is designed to introduce students to the grandeur of Rome and the Empire period. We will follow the growth of Rome from the Bronze Age Etruscan World through the glory of Romeís Empire. This program will place an emphasis upon artistic developments, social changes, literary contributions, and historical documentation.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. The students will follow the social, historical and literary developments of Rome as documented in historical accounts, chronicles, political debates and cultural aspects.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. Bronze Age Iodinate Tribes (Etrusion)
    2. Roman Republic
    3. Early/Late Empire Stages
    4. Fall of Rome
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

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

    ROMAN MYTHS - J. Gardner, Virgilís AENIET, Penguinís ATLAS OF ANCIENT ROME, THE ROMAN WORLD, J. Boasdmen, miscellaneous period articles
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Resources will include slides, lectures, period artifacts, film presentation, and museum labs.

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