B.A., Major in Classical and Near Eastern Civilizations course requirements: 30 Credits

CNE 300Introduction to the Ancient Mediterranean World3
CNE 498Senior Capstone Seminar3
Select three credits from each of the following four areas: 1
Literature 23
Make 'Em Laugh: Serious Topics in Humorous Greek and Roman Literature
Topics in Arabic Literature in Translation
Heroes, Ghosts, Witches, Gods and Monsters: Classical Mythology
The Hero in Antiquity
Epic Literature
Classical Greek Drama
Greek and Roman Comedy
Selected Topics In Classical Literature
Homer, Troy and the Trojan War
The Dead Sea Scrolls
Translations of the Bible
Gender and Sexuality in Ancient Greece and Hellenistic Egypt
Gender and Sexuality in Ancient Rome and Roman Egypt
Muhammad And The Rise Of Islam
Warfare in the Classical World
An Introduction to Roman Law
Greek History to the Peloponnesian War
Alexander the Great and His Legacy
The Roman Republic
The Roman Empire
Great Empires of the Near East
Ancient Egypt: History, Society and Culture
Selected Topics In Ancient History
History of Ancient Israel
Religions In The Greco-Roman World
History of Mediaeval Ethics
History Of Classical Greek Philosophy
History Of Hellenistic Philosophy
History of Medieval Philosophy
The Dead Sea Scrolls
Israelite Religions
Egyptian Art And Archaeology
Archaeology of Israel & Jordan
Greek Art and Archaeology
Ancient Near Eastern Art And Archaeology
Imaging Christ: The Challenge of Early Christian Art
Greek Art
Etruscan and Roman Art
Medieval Art and Architecture
Selected Topics In Ancient Art And Archaeology
The City of Rome in Antiquity
The City of Rome since Antiquity
Archaeological Fieldwork And Analysis
Archaeology Of Roman Palestine
Select an additional 12 upper-division credits chosen with the major advisor.12
Total Credits30

Or one or more upper-division courses chosen with the approval of the major advisor.


 One 200-level course in the Magis Core component of "Literature" listed as CNE 2XX and taught by CANES faculty may apply toward the major.

With the consent of the Chair, as many as three related courses from other departments may be accepted toward this major.

The student must complete 3 semesters of one of the ancient languages, or demonstrate equivalent ability.