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. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
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 and 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 Rome's Empire. This program will place an emphasis upon artistic developments, social changes, literary contributions, and historical documentation.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course 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 Course Learning Goals

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

    ROMAN MYTHS - J. Gardner, Virgil's AENIET, Penguin's ATLAS OF ANCIENT ROME, THE ROMAN WORLD, J. Boasdmen, miscellaneous period articles

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