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Courses

Students in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies may select from a variety of courses in areas such as mythology, the Bible, human sexuality, archaeology, poetry, and prose. Most of our classes are discussion-based and small in size, allowing for students and faculty to work closely together and get to know each other in a supportive and friendly environment. 

Course descriptions in our ClassInfo database provide more in-depth information about courses, expectations, and workload to give you a realistic understanding about what you will experience in each course.

Summer 2018

There are no CNES courses available for Summer 2018.
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There are no COPT courses available for Summer 2018.
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There are no GRK courses available for Summer 2018.
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There are no HEBR courses available for Summer 2018.
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There are no JWST courses available for Summer 2018.
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Course NumberCourse TitleSections
LAT 3993Directed StudiesSections [2]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
RELS 3371BuddhismSections [1]
RELS 3993Directed StudiesSections [1]

Fall 2018

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
CNES 1002World of GreeceSections [1]
CNES 1042Greek and Roman MythologySections [7]
CNES 1042HHonors Course: Greek and Roman MythologySections [2]
CNES 1201Bible:Context & InterpretationSections [1]
CNES 3061"Bread and Circuses:" Spectacles and Mass Culture in Antiqui...Sections [1]
CNES 3071Greek and Hellenistic ReligionsSections [1]
CNES 3076Apostle Paul: Life, Letters, and LegacySections [1]
CNES 3201The Bible: Context and InterpretationSections [1]
CNES 3535Death and the Afterlife in the Ancient WorldSections [1]
CNES 3951WCapstoneSections [16]
CNES 3993Directed StudiesSections [16]

There are no COPT courses available for Fall 2018.
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Course NumberCourse TitleSections
GRK 1001Beginning Classical Greek ISections [1]
GRK 3003Intermediate Greek ProseSections [1]
GRK 3993Directed StudiesSections [7]
GRK 4951WMajor ProjectSections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
HEBR 1001Beginning Hebrew ISections [1]
HEBR 3011Intermediate Hebrew ISections [1]
HEBR 3101Intermediate Biblical Hebrew ISections [1]
HEBR 3951WMajor ProjectSections [1]
HEBR 3980Directed InstructionSections [1]
HEBR 3993Directed StudiesSections [2]
HEBR 4001Beginning Hebrew I for Graduate Student ResearchSections [1]
HEBR 4011Intermediate Hebrew ISections [1]
HEBR 4106Intermediate Biblical Hebrew ISections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
JWST 1034Introduction to Jewish History and CulturesSections [1]
JWST 1201Bible:Context & InterpretationSections [1]
JWST 3013WBiblical Law and Jewish EthicsSections [1]
JWST 3034Introduction to Jewish History and CulturesSections [1]
JWST 3201Bible:Context & InterpretationSections [1]
JWST 3512History of Modern Israel/Palestine: Society, Culture, and PoliticsSections [1]
JWST 3520History of the HolocaustSections [1]
JWST 3775History of Jews in Europe and the Atlantic World, from 1700 to PresentSections [1]
JWST 4000WFinal Project, Writing IntensiveSections [1]
JWST 4001WFinal Project, Writing IntensiveSections [1]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
LAT 1001Beginning Latin ISections [3]
LAT 3003Intermediate Latin ProseSections [3]
LAT 3993Directed StudiesSections [8]
LAT 4951WMajor ProjectSections [2]
Course NumberCourse TitleSections
RELS 1002Introduction to the Study of Religions in AmericaSections [1]
RELS 1034Introduction to Jewish History and CulturesSections [1]
RELS 1201Bible:Context & InterpretationSections [1]
RELS 3034Introduction to Jewish History and CulturesSections [1]
RELS 3071Greek and Hellenistic ReligionsSections [1]
RELS 3076The Apostle Paul: Life, Letters, and LegacySections [1]
RELS 3113History of Modern Israel/Palestine: Society, Culture, and PoliticsSections [1]
RELS 3201Bible:Context & InterpretationSections [1]
RELS 3321American Indian PhilosophiesSections [1]
RELS 3322Art of Central and South America Before ColumbusSections [1]
RELS 3520History of the HolocaustSections [1]
RELS 3671HinduismSections [1]
RELS 3706WArt of IslamSections [3]
RELS 3707WAnthropology of the Middle EastSections [1]
RELS 3708The Cultures of the Silk RoadSections [1]
RELS 3712Islam: Religion and CultureSections [1]
RELS 3715History of the CrusadesSections [1]
RELS 3993Directed StudiesSections [1]
RELS 4952CapstoneSections [7]