Dec 13, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

Classical Studies Certificate


Director
Jonathan Arnold, History

Advisory Board
Matthew Drever, Religion
Jacob Howland, Philosophy
Bruce MacQueen, Languages
Maria Maurer, Art History
Victor Udwin, Languages

The certificate program in classical studies is designed for the traditional and non-traditional student who wants to acquire a solid foundation in the Greco-Roman world and its legacy. Students must either have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or be in the process of completing a bachelor’s degree at The University of Tulsa.

Learning Objectives


Students who earn a classical studies certificate will:

  1. Demonstrate broad knowledge of the civilizations of Classical Antiquity.
  • Identify key ideas, individuals, groups, events, and/or artifacts from classical antiquity.
  • Recognize and demonstrate understanding of the diverse peoples, attitudes, beliefs, and/or values of classical antiquity.
  • Analyze the significance of classical civilizations within their own and/or later historical contexts.

   2. Analyze literary and/or material evidence from Classical Antiquity.

  • Acquire and evaluate texts, works of art, and/or other artifacts of classical antiquity.
  • Identify and examine a central question of questions posed by an ancient source or sources.
  • Compose a sound interpretation and/or argument based on ancient sources and/or modern scholarship.

Requirements (21 hours)


Students must complete 21 hours of approved coursework, with a minimum of 12 hours at the 3000-level or above. Students must choose one of the following two tracks:

Track I: Classical Civilization


Students must complete 21 hours of approved coursework from Area I: Classical Civilization.  Students must take at least one course from each of two separate disciplines; the remaining courses may be elected in any combination.

Track II: Civilization and Languages


Students must complete 21 hours of approved coursework (or 18 hours for students who complete the equivalent of 6 semesters of Greek or Latin).  Students must take at least one course from Area I: Classical Civilization and Area II: Classical Languages; the remaining courses may be elected in any combination. Students who have taken Greek or Latin to fulfill the college language requirement will not be required to take a course from Area II; however, those language credits will not count toward the certificate.

Note:


*Special topics courses may be completed for credit toward the certificate depending upon the topic. Approval of advisor is required prior to enrolling.