Feb 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

CLSS 190 - Words and Ideas From Greece and Rome

4.00 credit hours
Introduction to classical culture through study of Greek and Roman roots in English. Students expand English vocabulary and gain knowledge necessary to make educated guesses at unfamiliar words' meanings based on roots and basic linguistic concepts involved in word building. Special attention is given to spheres of classical culture, such as mythology, philosophy, ancient science medicine, which have been especially important for creation of English words. Fulfills the language requirement for transfer students with a minimum of 51 tranferred credit hours at entry.


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