HUM 259 - The Greek and Roman Tradition at Eastern Shore Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2021-08-01

Explores the significance of Greek and Roman cultures on the individual and society, expressed prominently from the Classical Age in Athens to its survival during Roman times. Examines the key contributions that the Greeks and Romans have imparted upon storytelling, theater, philosophy, civics, political morphology, and the arts and the impact they have in the modern world. The assignments in this course require college-level reading, analysis of scholarly studies, and coherent communication through properly cited and formatted written reports.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

HUM 259 develops an appreciation for ancient Greek and Roman cultures and its impact on the individual and society at large. Students will be able to recognize key contributions that the Greeks and Romans have imparted upon storytelling, theater, philosophy, civics, political morphology, and the arts.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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