Classics (CLS)

CLS 101. Building Eng Vocab frm Latin. 3 Credit Hours.

This course consists of a systematic study of the Latin elements in the English language. It is designed to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of English vocabulary and usage, with techniques for analyzing unfamiliar words, and with an overview of the principles of linguistic change. A portion of the course is devoted to the history of the English language and to the proper use of the dictionary. No prior knowledge of Latin is needed.

CLS 203. Classical Mythology. 3 Credit Hours.

No knowledge of Latin or Greek is required. The common repertory of myths from Greek and Roman sources is studied. Attention is also given to the influence of these myths in both ancient and later times, especially on literature and art.

Prerequisites: WRT 101, and ENG 200, ENG 210 or ENG 218.

Fulfills: Period (Pre 1789) requirement.

Cross-listed Courses: ENG 203

CLS 204. Classical Literature in Translation. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected readings and discussions of important works from ancient literatures.

Cross-listed Courses: ENG 204

CLS 275C. Roots for Medical Terminology. 3 Credit Hours.

Designed for students who are pursuing a career in one of the medical fields, this course will focus on the study of the Latin and Greek roots that form the basis of most medical and scientific vocabulary. The practical aim of the course is to allow the student who is preparing for one of the medical professions to enhance greatly his or her acquisition of medical terminology. This course will also investigate the origin, ideas, and practice of ancient science and medicine. (NOTE: THIS COURSE IS PART OF THE UNYLC FOREIGN LANGUAGE CONSORTIUM. HOST SCHOOL IS SIENA. PLEASE SEE THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE OR THE FOREIGN LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT FOR A REGISTRATION FORM AND GUIDELINES.).