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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

Classical Mythology

Classics (CLAS)
1210 Marie Mount Hall, 301-405-2013

This minor will introduce students to classical mythology, its uses within ancient Greek and Roman culture, and its subsequent influence on art and literature. The minor requires 15 credits.

Required courses:
CLAS170 Greek and Roman Mythology             3                                          
CLAS470 Approaches to Greek Myth                 3
In addition, the student must choose three courses from the following list, two of which must be at the 300 or 400 level. All courses listed are 3 credit.
CLAS270 Greek Literature in Translation                                              
CLAS271 Roman Literature in Translation                                        
CLAS320 Women in Classical Antiquity                                               
CLAS330 Ancient Greek Religion: Gods, Myths, Temples           
CLAS331 Ancient Roman Religion: From Jupiter to Jesus              
CLAS370 Classical Myths in America                                       
CLAS374 Greek Tragedy in Translation                                        
CLAS419 The Classical Tradition 

No course grade below the grade of "C-" may count toward the minor. An overall GPA of 2.0 in the minor is required for graduation.                                                     

You are strongly encouraged to make an appointment with the undergraduate director in Classics.  Please contact the department chair, Prof. Lillian Doherty (ldoherty@umd.edu).

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