Department Learning Goals

Students will:

  1. Explore the foundations of ancient Greek and Roman societies through the study and analysis of language, traditions, and material culture in their historical context.

  2. Read texts closely and deliberately.

  3. Read artifacts, monuments and spaces closely and deliberately.

  4. Write clearly and persuasively about the archaeological, historical and literary dimensions of Greece, Rome and the ancient Mediterranean.

  5. Connect Greek and Roman histories and cultures to those of other ancient and modern societies.

  6. Engage directly with texts written in Greek and Latin and artifacts produced in the ancient Greek and Roman world.

  7. Present or perform thoughtfully and confidently to a diverse audience material pertaining to Greek, Roman or ancient Mediterranean culture.

  8. Complete a research project incorporating both primary and secondary sources.