• 10. Discovering Greeks

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Knowledge of Greek not required. Study of Greek life and culture from age of Homer to Roman conquest. Readings focus on selections from works of ancient authors in translation. Lectures illustrated with images of art, architecture, and material culture. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

  • 20. Discovering Romans

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Knowledge of Latin not required. Study of Roman life and culture from time of city's legendary foundations to end of classical antiquity. Readings focus on selections from works of ancient authors in translation. Lectures illustrated with images of art, architecture, and material culture. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 30. Classical Mythology

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to myths and legends of ancient Greece and/or Rome, role of those stories in their societies, and modern approaches to studying them. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 40W. Reading Greek Literature: Writing-Intensive

    Units: 5

    Lecture, two hours; discussion, two hours. Enforced requisite: English Composition 3 or 3H or English as a Second Language 36. Exploration in detail and from variety of critical perspectives of carefully selected literary texts characteristic of ancient Greece and significant in Western literary tradition. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

  • 41W. Reading Roman Literature: Writing-Intensive

    Units: 5

    Lecture, two hours; discussion, two hours. Enforced requisite: English Composition 3 or 3H or English as a Second Language 36. Exploration in detail and from variety of critical perspectives of carefully selected set of literary texts characteristic of ancient Rome and significant in Western literary tradition. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

  • 42. Cinema and Ancient World

    Units: 5

    Lecture/screenings, five hours; discussion, 75 minutes. Use of popular culture and cinema to introduce students to ancient Greek and/or Roman culture; focus at discretion of instructor. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 51A. Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of major period, theme, or medium of Greek art and archaeology at discretion of instructor. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 51B. Art and Archaeology of Ancient Rome

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, 75 minutes. Survey of major period, theme, or medium of Roman art and archaeology at discretion of instructor. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 60. Fantastic Journey: Antiquity and Beyond

    Units: 5

    Lecture, two and one half hours; discussion, one hour. Investigation of phenomenon of fantastic or imaginary journey, from Homer's "Odyssey" to Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey." Examination of ways in which travel to strange or new worlds is presented through number of texts (and occasionally films) across different cultures and periods, with focus primarily on antiquity but also looking at how important motifs from ancient Greek and Roman travel narratives have endured to present day. Issues include cultural relativism, what makes space either familiar or alien, rebuilding of home in fantastic territories, methods of travel (both fantastic and mundane), methods of measuring time and distance across space, modern classifications of fantasy and science fiction, and to what extent these terms are applicable to ancient world. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 88GE. General Education Seminar Sequences

    Units: 5

    Seminar, three hours. Focused study of one aspect of ancient Greek or Roman culture or reception of classical tradition. Topics are interdisciplinary in nature (literature, arts, religion, politics, culture) and make connections between ancient and postclassical eras. Topics include rediscovery of Pompeii and Herculaneum; Roman religion and literature; pleasures of Greek or Roman body; and 18th-century British literature and reception of classics. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 89. Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 89HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 99. Student Research Program

    Units: 1 to 2

    Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.

  • M114A. History of Ancient Mediterranean World

    Units: 4

    (Same as History M112C.) Lecture, five hours. Intensive on-site study of history and culture of ancient Rome from founding of city to conversion of Christianity. Part of UCLA Summer Travel Program. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M114B. History and Monuments of Rome: Field Studies

    Units: 4

    (Same as History M112E.) Fieldwork, five hours. Enforced corequisite: course M114A. Examination of history, art, and monuments of ancient Rome through daily lectures and field walks to museums and archaeological sites. Field trips outside Rome to Pompeii, Hadrian's Villa, and ancient Ostia. Reception and ruins of Roman antiquity in medieval, Renaissance, and modern eras explored in their historical context. Part of UCLA Summer Travel Program. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M121. Ancient and Medieval Political Theory

    Units: 4

    (Same as Political Science M111A.) Lecture, three or four hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Designed for juniors/seniors. Exposition and critical analysis of major thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Thucydides, St. Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, and More and questions such as forms of government, citizenship, justice, happiness, rhetoric, religion, emotion. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M124. Modern Receptions of Ancient Political Thought

    Units: 4

    (Same as Political Science M119A.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for juniors/seniors. Study of how Western culture has conceived and reinterpreted political thought of ancient Greeks and Romans. Topics include examination of influential case(s) of modern reception of classical antiquity. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M125. Invention of Democracy

    Units: 5

    (Same as Political Science M112B.) Lecture, three or four hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Designed for juniors/seniors. Democracy was invented in ancient Greece as political form grounded on equality before law, citizenship, and freedom. It came into existence as struggle by "demos," people, aware of its excellence and proud of its power, "kratos." It became only regime capable of including all members of community while disregarding wealth, status, and diverging interests. Examination of history and theory of ancient democracy. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 130. Race, Ethnicity, Identity in Greco-Roman World

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two and one half hours. Examination of construction of racial and ethnic identities in Greco-Roman world and ways that ancient texts and study of antiquity have influenced Western constructions of race. Case studies include both ethnographic constructions of other by dominant groups (e.g. invention of stereotypes like barbarian and noble savage) and experiences of members of marginalized groups within dominant cultures (e.g. Egyptian identity in Hellenistic Egypt, Greek, Syrian, and Jewish identity in Roman Empire). P/NP or letter grading.

  • 137. Ancient Lives: Art of Biography

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Study of origins, development, and practice of writing lives (i.e., biography) represented in cultures of ancient Greece and Rome. Readings include examples from Greek and Roman lives of Plutarch and lives of Roman Emperors (Caesars) by Suetonius. Comparisons with modern biographical traditions in literature and film. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 138. Ancient Letters

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10 or 20. Study of practice of letter writing in ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Broad survey of letters as literary compositions and historical documents or more focused analysis of one particular period, author, or theme. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 140. Topics in History of Greek Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10 or 40W. Investigation of specific issue in understanding of Greek literature, such as definition of one genre or evaluation of particular author. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 141. Topics in History of Latin Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 20 or 41W. Investigation of specific issue in interpretation of Latin literature, such as definition of one genre or evaluation of particular author. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 142. Ancient Epic

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: one course from 10, 20, 30, 40W, or 41W. Homer's "Iliad" and "Odyssey," Vergil's "Aeneid," and Ovid's "Metamorphoses," studied in translation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 143A. Ancient Tragedy

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10 or 40W. Survey of tragedy from 5th-century Athens through later antiquity. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 143B. Ancient Comedy

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10 or 20. Survey of comedy as it developed in Greek and Roman worlds. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 144. Topical Studies in Ancient Culture

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: one course from 10, 20, 30, 40W, or 41W. Investigation of one problem in ancient culture that involves discussion of both Greek and Roman material. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M145A. Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy

    Units: 4

    (Same as Philosophy M103A.) Lecture, three hours. Study of some major Greek and Roman philosophical texts, including those of pre-Socratics, Plato, Aristotle, and Hellenistic philosophers, with emphasis on historical and cultural setting of texts, their literary form, interrelations, and contribution to discussion of basic philosophical issues. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M145B. Later Ancient Greek Philosophy

    Units: 4

    (Same as Philosophy M103B). Lecture, three hours. Requisite: one course from M145A, Philosophy 1, 100A, M101B, or M102. Study of some major texts in Greek philosophy of Hellenistic and Roman periods. Readings vary and include works by Stoics, skeptics, philosophers of science, Neoplatonists, etc. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M146A. Plato -- Earlier Dialogues

    Units: 4

    (Same as Philosophy M101A.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Preparation: one philosophy course. Study of selected topics in early and middle dialogues of Plato. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M146B. Plato -- Later Dialogues

    Units: 4

    (Same as Philosophy M101B.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Preparation: one philosophy course. Study of selected topics in middle and later dialogues of Plato. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M147. Aristotle

    Units: 4

    (Same as Philosophy M102.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Preparation: one philosophy course. Study of selected works of Aristotle. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 148. Early Greek Medicine and Thought

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Versions of medical theory and practice in context of Greek intellectual and cultural developments. Readings from medical, philosophical, and historical texts. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M149. Bodies in Antiquity

    Units: 4

    (Same as Disability Studies M122.) Lecture, three hours. Investigation of individuals and groups that compose ancient Greek and Roman societies and relationship they have with larger social body, with particular focus on marginalized or minority groups such as women, noncitizens (resident aliens and provincials), slaves, children, elderly, and disabled. Examination of ways these groups contribute to or detract from our understanding of ancient society as whole. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 150A. Female in Greek Literature and Culture

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10. Interdisciplinary study of concept of female in Greek literature and culture. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 150B. Female in Roman Literature and Culture

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Requisite: course 20. Interdisciplinary study of concept of female in Roman literature and culture. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C151E. Archaeological Field Techniques

    Units: 12

    Off-campus field archaeology, 36 hours. Preparation: at least one classical archaeology course. Training in techniques of archaeological research in field, including topographic and area survey, mapping and recording artifacts, excavation and data analysis. Conducted in Mediterranean area. Concurrently scheduled with course C251E. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 152A. Ancient City: Greek World

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 10 or 51A or Art History 20 or History 1A. Range of interdisciplinary approaches to study of Athens and/or cities of Greek world, including Asia Minor, south Italy, and Sicily. Approaches, themes, and periods (both ancient city and receptions of city from classical antiquity to modern era) vary depending on individual instructor and topic. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 152B. Ancient City: Roman World

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 20 or 51B or Art History 20 or History 1A. Range of interdisciplinary approaches to study of Rome and/or cities of Italy and Roman Empire. Approaches, themes, and periods (both ancient city and receptions of city from classical antiquity to modern era) vary depending on individual instructor and topic. May be repeated for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M153A. Minoan Art and Archaeology

    Units: 4

    (Same as Art History M111.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10 or 51A or Art History 20. Study of development of art and architecture in Minoan Crete from circa 3000 to 1000 B.C. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M153B. Mycenaean Art and Archaeology

    Units: 4

    (Same as Art History M112A.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10 or 51A or Art History 20. Study of development of art and architecture in Mycenaean Greece from circa 2000 to 1000 B.C. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M153C. Archaic Greek Art and Archaeology

    Units: 4

    (Same as Art History M112B.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10 or 51A or Art History 20. Study of development of art and architecture of Greek world from approximately 800 through 490 B.C. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M153D. Classical Greek Art and Archaeology

    Units: 4

    (Same as Art History M112C.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10 or 51A or Art History 20. Study of development of art and architecture of Greek world from approximately 490 through 350 B.C. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M153E. Hellenistic Greek Art and Archaeology

    Units: 4

    (Same as Art History M112D.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10 or 51A or Art History 20. Study of development of art and architecture of Greek world from middle of 4th century B.C., including transmittal of Greek art forms to Romans. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M153F. Etruscan Art

    Units: 4

    (Same as Art History M113A.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 20 or 51B or Art History 20. Arts of Italic peninsula from circa 1000 B.C. to end of Roman Republic. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M153G. Roman Art and Archaeology

    Units: 4

    (Same as Art History M113B.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 20 or 51B or Art History 20. Art and architecture of Rome and its Empire from circa 300 B.C. to A.D. 300. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M153H. Late Roman Art

    Units: 4

    (Same as Art History M113C.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 20 or 51B or Art History 20. Art of Roman Empire from 2nd through 4th century (A.D.). P/NP or letter grading.

  • M153I. Classical Archaeology: Greco-Roman Architecture

    Units: 4

    (Same as Art History M114A.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: one course from 10, 20, 51A, 51B, Art History 20, or History 1A. Knowledge of Greek and Latin not required. General introduction to study of Aegean, Greek, and Roman architecture, sculpture, and painting. May be repeated for credit with department consent. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M153J. Classical Archaeology: Greco-Roman Sculpture

    Units: 4

    (Same as Art History M114B.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: one course from 10, 20, 51A, 51B, Art History 20, or History 1A. Knowledge of Greek and Latin not required. General introduction to study of Aegean, Greek, and Roman architecture, sculpture, and painting. May be repeated for credit with department consent. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M153K. Classical Archaeology: Greco-Roman Painting

    Units: 4

    (Same as Art History M114C.) Lecture, three hours. Requisite: one course from 10, 20, 51A, 51B, Art History 20, or History 1A. Knowledge of Greek and Latin not required. General introduction to study of Aegean, Greek, and Roman architecture, sculpture, and painting. May be repeated for credit with department consent. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M153L. Late Antique Art and Architecture

    Units: 4

    (Same as Art History CM115A.) Lecture, three hours. Art and architecture of late Roman Empire and early Christian world. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 160. Legal Advocacy in Ancient World

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Requisite: course 10 or 20. Study of theory and practice of legal advocacy in classical Greece and Rome. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • 161. Women's History in Ancient Mediterranean

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Overview of approaches to problem of writing women's history in ancient Mediterranean world. Topics include law, medicine, work, religion (pagan, Christian, Jewish), and literature, with particular attention to themes of war, slavery, and sex trafficking. Exercises train students in critical use of primary documents and ancient sources, including inscriptions and other forms of material culture. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 162. Classical Myth in Literature

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Use of myth in principal authors and genres of Greek and Roman literature, with examples of its influence in later literatures. May be repeated once for credit with topic change. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 163. Ovid and Consequences

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Study of Ovid's "Metamorphoses" and persistence and extent of Roman poet's influence on subsequent literature, art, and film. Close analysis of Ovid's seminal text before turning to poem's classical, medieval, Renaissance, and modern imitators, from Apuleius to Shakespeare to Picasso and beyond. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 164. Spectacle Entertainments of Ancient Rome

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 20. Study of culture and politics of urban entertainment in ancient Rome, including gladiatorial competitions, chariot races, and theatrical productions. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 165. Ancient Athletics

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10 or History 1A. Study of ancient Greek and Roman athletics and their connections with religion, politics, literature, and art. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 166A. Greek Religion

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10 or 30. Study of religion of ancient Greeks. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 166B. Roman Religion

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 20. Study of religion of ancient Romans. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M167. Magic in Ancient World

    Units: 4

    (Same as Ancient Near East M167.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Requisite: course 10 or 20. Exploration of art of influencing natural course of events by occult means as practiced in ancient world at large. Coverage of beliefs in supernatural forces, rites aimed at controlling these forces effectively, and character and social roles of ritual experts in various cultures of ancient world. Source material includes types of magical spells, literary texts about magic and magicians, and artifacts such as amulets and ritual implements. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 168. Comparative Mythology

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisites: course 30, or GE Clusters 30A, 30B, and 30CW. Religious, mythical, and/or historical traditions of Greece and Rome compared with each other and with other traditions worldwide. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 169. Sex in Ancient World

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 10 or 20 or History 1A. Examination of sex and gender systems of Greek and Roman cultures in ancient Mediterranean world. What Greek and Roman sex/gender systems were, how they changed over time, and difference it makes. Readings include both modern theories about sex and history as foundation for course and broad range of ancient texts in translation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M170C. Power and Imagination in Byzantium

    Units: 4

    (Same as History M116C.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour (when scheduled). Requisites: History 116A, 116B. Designed for juniors/seniors. Study of relations of authority and intelligentsia in highly centralized Byzantine Empire. Topics include criticism of emperor, iconoclasm, intellectual freedom, attempts at reform. Letter grading.

  • 175. Classics in Central and South America

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Introduction to topics in classical reception through investigation of influence of Greco-Roman poetry on poetry of Central and South America of colonial period and beyond. From Homer to Vergil, poets of classical antiquity established robust tradition of epic with well-established literary tropes and nationalistic aims, cultural voice contributing to development of unified sense of national identity. Classical definition of epic as genre and sense of epic as vehicle for affirming and questioning national identity persisted well beyond antiquity. Investigation of one such area by examining epic traditions of Central and South America, (mediated through European models that preceded and helped shape them) and their conscious engagement with classical tradition, through examples of both neo-Latin productions and vernacular poetry in Spanish and Portuguese. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 180. Introduction to Classical Linguistics

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisite: Greek 3 or Latin 3. Linguistic approach to Greek and Latin, including Indo-European background, etymology, pronunciation, alphabets, sociolinguistics (dialects, bilingualism), and applications to classical literature. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 185. Origins and Nature of English Vocabulary

    Units: 5

    Lecture, three hours. Origins and nature of English vocabulary, from Proto-Indo-European prehistory to current slang. Topics include Greek and Latin component in English (including technical terminology), alphabet and English spelling, semantic change and word formation, vocabulary in literature and film. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 189. Advanced Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to undergraduate lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 189HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to upper division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 190. Research Colloquia in Classics

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Limited to juniors/seniors. Designed to bring together students undertaking supervised tutorial research in seminar setting with one or more faculty members to discuss their own work or related work in discipline. Led by one supervising faculty member. May be repeated for credit. P/NP grading.

  • 191. Capstone Seminar: Classics

    Units: 5

    Seminar, three hours. Requisites: courses 10, 20, at least four upper division major courses. Limited to declared junior/senior departmental majors; minors may be admitted with consent of instructor. Topical research seminar on important themes, periods, genres of ancient Greek and Roman world. Intended to provide students with opportunity for serious engagement with research in discipline under close faculty supervision. Readings, discussions, oral presentations, and final research paper or project. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • 193. Journal Club Seminars: Classics

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Limited to undergraduate students. Group discussion of readings and topics selected from current issues in classics and related disciplines. May be repeated for credit. P/NP grading.

  • 197. Individual Studies in Classics

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, two hours. Limited to juniors/seniors. Individual intensive study, with scheduled meetings to be arranged between faculty member and student. Assigned reading and tangible evidence of mastery of subject matter required. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 198A. Honors Research in Classics

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, six hours. Requisite: course 191. Limited to junior/senior departmental honors program students. Tutorial under direct supervision of faculty member. Research and development of thesis outline in preparation of paper to be completed in course 198B. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. In Progress grading (credit to be given only on completion of course 198B).

  • 198B. Honors Research in Classics

    Units: 5

    Tutorial, 15 hours. Requisite: course 198A. Limited to junior/senior departmental honors program students. Completion of final research thesis under direct supervision of faculty member. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. Letter grading.

  • 199. Directed Research in Classics

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, two hours. Limited to juniors/seniors. Supervised individual research or investigation under guidance of faculty mentor. Culminating paper or project required. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 200. History of Classical Scholarship

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. S/U or letter grading.

  • 201B. Topics in Ancient History: Roman World

    Units: 2 or 4

    Seminar, three hours. Introduction to basic methods and approaches to study of Roman history by intensive examination of selected topics, including readings of ancient texts and modern scholarship. S/U or letter grading.

  • M218. Paleography of Latin and Vernacular Manuscripts, 900 to 1500

    Units: 4

    (Same as English M215, French M210, and History M218.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Introduction to history of Latin and vernacular manuscript book from 900 to 1500 to (1) train students to make informed judgments with regard to place and date of origin, (2) provide training in accurate reading and transcription of later medieval scripts, and (3) examine manuscript book as witness to changing society that produced it. Focus on relationship between Latin manuscripts and vernacular manuscripts with regard to their respective presentation of written texts. S/U or letter grading.

  • 220A. Interfaces: Transmission of Roman Literature

    Units: 2 or 4

    Seminar, three hours. Examination of transmission of Latin classical literature in late antiquity, Middle Ages, and Renaissance to understand processes by which Latin literature has been preserved. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

  • 244. Textual Criticism: Studies in Preparation of Critical Edition of Greek and/or Latin Texts

    Units: 2 or 4

    Seminar, three hours. Different steps required in preparation of critical edition of ancient text: localizing manuscripts; collation; establishing stemma; selecting right reading on basis of knowledge of context, of language of author, and of sources; emendations; formulation of "apparatus criticus" and "apparatus fontium." S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

  • 245. Computing and Classics

    Units: 2 or 4

    Seminar, three hours. Introduction to processing and analysis of digitized texts of classical authors for purposes of literary history and criticism. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

  • 246. Greek and Latin Meter

    Units: 2 or 4

    Seminar, three hours. Comprehensive study of meter as it functions in classical poetry. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

  • 250. Topics in Greek and Roman Culture and Literature

    Units: 2 or 4

    Seminar, three hours. Interdisciplinary study on topics of ancient Greek and Roman culture and/or literature. May be repeated for credit with topic change. S/U or letter grading.

  • 251A. Seminar: Classical Archaeology -- Aegean Bronze Age

    Units: 2 or 4

    Seminar, three hours. S/U or letter grading.

  • 251B. Seminar: Classical Archaeology -- Greco-Roman Architecture

    Units: 2 or 4

    Seminar, three hours. Studies in style and iconography of various periods of Aegean, Greek, and Roman architecture. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

  • 251C. Seminar: Classical Archaeology -- Greco-Roman Sculpture

    Units: 2 or 4

    Seminar, three hours. Studies in style and iconography of various periods of Aegean, Greek, and Roman sculpture. S/U (2-unit course) or letter (4-unit course) grading.

  • 251D. Seminar: Classical Archeology -- Greco-Roman Painting

    Units: 2 or 4

    Seminar, three hours. Studies in style and iconography of various periods of Aegean, Greek, and Roman painting. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor. S/U or letter grading.

  • C251E. Archaeological Field Techniques

    Units: 12

    Off-campus field archaeology, 36 hours. Preparation: at least one classical archaeology course. Training in techniques of archaeological research in field, including topographic and area survey, mapping and recording artifacts, excavation and data analysis. Conducted in Mediterranean area. Concurrently scheduled with course C151E. S/U or letter grading.

  • 252. Topography and Monuments of Athens

    Units: 2 or 4

    Lecture, two or four hours. Detailed studies in topography and monuments of Athens, combining evidence of literature, inscriptions, and actual remains. S/U or letter grading.

  • 253. Topography and Monuments of Rome

    Units: 2 or 4

    Lecture, two or four hours. Detailed studies in topography and monuments of ancient Rome, combining evidence of literature, inscriptions, and actual remains. S/U or letter grading.

  • 260. Topics in Ancient Religion

    Units: 2 or 4

    Seminar, three hours. S/U or letter grading.

  • 287. Graduate Colloquium in Classical Literature

    Units: 2

    Seminar, three hours. Survey of basic methods of and approaches to classical scholarship, including textual criticism, literary interpretation and theory, hermeneutics, interdisciplinary studies, and computer applications to classics. Emphasis varies from year to year, depending on instructor(s). May be repeated for credit with topic change. S/U grading.

  • 288. Literary Theory

    Units: 2 or 4

    Discussion, three hours. Designed for graduate students. Introduction to chief texts in literary theory and criticism for readers of classical literature, with application to classical texts. S/U or letter grading.

  • 375. Teaching Appentice Practicum

    Units: 1 to 4

    Seminar, to be arranged. Preparation: apprentice personnel employment as teaching assistant, associate, or fellow. Teaching apprenticeship under active guidance and supervision of regular faculty member responsible for curriculum and instruction at UCLA. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 495. Teaching Classics

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Normally to be taken by all graduate students in term before or during their first assignments as teaching assistants. Seminar/workshop in various pedagogical issues and strategies in preparation for teaching classical civilization, Greek, and/or Latin undergraduate courses. Readings and group discussions in topics related to teaching in field of classics. May not be applied toward M.A. or Ph.D. course requirements. S/U grading.

  • 501. Cooperative Program

    Units: 2 to 8

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Preparation: consent of UCLA adviser and graduate dean, and host campus instructor, department chair, and graduate dean. Used to record enrollment of UCLA students in courses taken under cooperative arrangements with USC. S/U grading.

  • 596. Directed Individual Study or Research

    Units: 2 to 8

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • 597. Study for M.A. Comprehensive Examination or Ph.D. Qualifying Examinations

    Units: 2 to 8

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.

  • 599. Research for Ph.D. Dissertation

    Units: 2 to 8

    Tutorial, to be arranged. S/U grading.