Undergraduate Course Listings

The Department of Classics offers a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate courses under the CLASS, LATIN, and GREEK subject codes, as well as cross-listed courses with the Departments of Philosophy, History, History of Art and Architecture, Religious Studies, and History and Philosophy of Science. For a full list of courses offered current and future semesters, please consult the online course database.

Spring 2023 Courses

CLASSICS
CLASS 0010 GREEK CIVILIZATION 

We 6:00PM - 8:30PM

337 Cathedral of Learning

Wesley Scott

Office Hours:

CLASS 0020 ROMAN CIVILIZATION 

MoWe 11:00AM - 12:15PM

139 Cathedral of Learning

John Newell

Office Hours:

  • Mo 2:00PM - 5:00PM | 1504A CL
  • We 2:00PM - 5:00PM | 1504A CL
  • By appointment (jfn2@pitt.edu)
CLASS 0030  MYTHOLOGY IN THE ANCIENT WORLD

TuTh 9:30AM - 10:45AM

106 Lawrence Hall

Andrew Korzeniewski

Office Hours:

  • Fr 8:45AM - 9:45AM | 1504A CL
  • After any class session
  • By appointment (ajk42@pitt.edu)
CLASS 0330 MYTH AND SCIENCE  

TuTh 11:00AM - 12:15PM

209 Lawrence Hall Marcie Persyn

CLASS 0500

ANCIENT ART 

TuTh 11:00AM - 12:15PM

203 Frick Fine Arts Building

Melissa Eppihimer

Office Hours:

CLASS 0600 INTRODUCTION TO MEDITERRANEAN ARCHAEOLOGY

MoFr 3:00PM - 4:15PM

203 Frick Fine Arts Building

Maggie Beeler

Office Hours:

CLASS 0650 ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE BODY

TuTh 1:00PM - 2:15PM

A216 Public Health-Crabtree

Maggie Beeler

Office Hours:

CLASS 1022 THE AUGUSTAN AGE

MoWe 4:30PM - 5:45PM

236 Cathedral of Learning D. Mark Possanza
CLASS 1050 COMPUTER METHODS IN THE HUMANITIES

MoWeFr 10:00AM - 10:50AM

G62 Cathedral of Learning

David Birnbaum

Office Hours:

  • We 12:00PM - 1:50PM | 1229A CL
CLASS 1130 CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY AND LITERATURE

Th 6:00PM - 8:30PM

116 Cathedral of Learning

Wesley Scott

Office Hours:

CLASS 1142 ANCIENT EPIC

MoWe 3:00PM - 4:15PM

252 Cathedral of Learning

Andrew Wein

Office Hours:

  • Th 11:00AM - 1:00PM | 1531 CL
CLASS 1170 ANTIQUITY NOW

MoWe 3:00PM - 4:15PM

149 Cathedral of Learning

Ellen Lee

CLASS 1210 GREEK HISTORY

MoWeFr 1:00PM - 1:50PM

1500 Wesley W Posvar Hall

John Newell

Office Hours:

  • Mo 2:00PM - 5:00PM | 1504A CL
  • We 2:00PM - 5:00PM | 1504A CL
  • By appointment (jfn2@pitt.edu)
CLASS 1220 ROMAN HISTORY

TuTh 2:30PM - 3:45PM

363 Cathedral of Learning D. Mark Possanza
CLASS 1314 ARISTOTLE

TuTh 11:00AM - 12:15PM

121 Cathedral of Learning Jennifer Whiting
CLASS 1432 VARIETIES OF EARLY CHRISTIANITY

TuTh 2:30PM - 3:45PM

144 Cathedral of Learning

Rebecca Denova

Office Hours:

  • Tu 1:00PM - 2:00PM | 2635 CL
  • Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM | 2635 CL
CLASS 1510 GREEK ART

Tu 6:00PM - 8:30PM

202 Frick Fine Arts Bulding

Maggie Beeler

Office Hours:

CLASS 1650 WARFARE: ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN

Tu 6:00PM - 8:30PM

314 Cathedral of Learning

Josh Cannon

Office Hours:

CLASS 1720 SANSKRIT 2

MoWeFr 12:00PM - 12:50PM

137 Cathedral of Learning

Krishnamurthy Kesavan

Office Hours:

CLASS 1950

CLASSICS CAPSTONE We 6:00PM - 8:30PM 304 Cathedral of Learning Marcie Persyn

 

LATIN and GREEK
LATIN 0102 BEGINNING LATIN 2 

MoWeFr 10:00AM - 10:50AM

339 Cathedral of Learning

Andrew Korzeniewski

Office Hours:

  • Fr 8:45AM - 9:45AM | 1504A CL
  • After any class session
  • By appointment (ajk42@pitt.edu)
LATIN 0102

BEGINNING LATIN 2

MoWeFr 1:00PM - 1:50PM

227 Cathedral of Learning

Ellen Lee

LATIN 0220 INTERMEDIATE LATIN: VERSE

TuTh 2:30PM - 3:45PM

314 Cathedral of Learning

Marcie Persyn
LATIN 1410 ADVANCED READINGS IN LATIN SATIRE TuTh 2:30PM - 3:45PM 314 Cathedral of Learning Marcie Persyn
LATIN 1420 ADVANCED READINGS IN LATIN PHILOSOPHY

MoWe 4:30PM - 5:45PM

314 Cathedral of Learning

Christian Wildberg

Office Hours:

LATIN 1700 LATIN PROSE COMPOSITION MoWeFr 2:00PM - 2:50PM 302 Cathedral of Learning

Ellen Lee

GREEK 0102 BEGINNING ANCIENT GREEK 2

MoWeFr 11:00AM - 11:50AM

312 Cathedral of Learning

Christian Wildberg

Office Hours:

GREEK 0220 INTERMEDIATE GREEK: VERSE

TuTh 9:30AM - 10:45AM

1517 Cathedral of Learning

Andrew Wein

Office Hours:

  • Th 11:00AM - 1:00PM | 1531 CL
GREEK 1400 ADVANCED READINGS IN GREEK EPIC

TuTh 9:30AM - 10:45AM

1517 Cathedral of Learning

Andrew Wein 

Office Hours:

  • Th 11:00AM - 1:00PM | 1531 CL
GREEK 1700 GREEK PROSE COMPOSITION MoWeFr 2:00PM - 2:50PM 302 Cathedral of Learning

Ellen Lee

 

All Undergraduate Courses

Here is a list of all approved courses in Classics, Greek, and Latin. Not all courses are offered every year, however, so check the tables above and the online course database for the most complete and accurate list of current and future offerings. If you see a course here that you would like to take, but cannot tell when it will next be offered, contact our Undergraduate Advisor, Professor D. Mark Possanza.

Name Level Credits

CLASS 0010

Greek Civilization

3 CR

CLASS 0020

Roman Civilization

3 CR

CLASS 0030

Myth in the Ancient World

3 CR

CLASS 0032

Athletics of the Ancient World

3 CR

CLASS 0034

Women and Men in the Ancient Mediterranean

3 CR

CLASS 0035

Women and Men in the Ancient Mediterranean Writing Practicum

1 CR

CLASS 0100 Masterpieces in Greek and Roman Literature

3 CR

CLASS 0300

History of Ancient Philosophy

3 CR

CLASS 0330

Myth and Science

3 CR

CLASS 0400

Ancient Empires

3 CR

CLASS 0500

Ancient Art

3 CR

CLASS 0600

Introduction to Mediterranean Archaeology

3 CR
CLASS 0618

Death in the Ancient World

3 CR
CLASS 0650

Archaeology of the Body

3 CR

CLASS 1050

Computer Methods in the Humanities

3 CR

CLASS 1060

Greek and Latin Elements in English

3CR

CLASS 1022

The Augustan Age

3 CR

CLASS 1130

Classical Mythology and Literature

3 CR

CLASS 1140

Greek Tragedy

3 CR

CLASS 1142

Ancient Epic

3 CR

CLASS 1146

Greek and Roman Historians

3 CR

CLASS 1164

Greek Tragedies and Modern Responses

3 CR

CLASS 1210

Greek History

3 CR

CLASS 1216

Alexander and the Hellenistic Age

3 CR

CLASS 1220

Roman History

3 CR

CLASS 1312

Plato

3 CR

CLASS 1314

Aristotle

3 CR

CLASS 1402

Greco Roman Religions

3 CR

CLASS 1430

Origins of Christianity

3 CR

CLASS 1432

Varieties of Early Christianity

3 CR

CLASS 1450

Classical Judaism

3 CR

CLASS 1510

Greek Art

3 CR

CLASS 1520

Roman Art

3 CR

CLASS 1524

Roman Architecture

3 CR

CLASS 1610

Greek Archaeology

3 CR
CLASS 1630

Marginality in the Ancient Greek World

3 CR
CLASS 1640

Think like a Roman

3 CR
CLASS 1650

Warfare in the Ancient Mediterranean

3 CR

CLASS 1710

Sanskrit 1

3 CR

CLASS 1720

Sanskrit 2

3 CR

CLASS 1800 Honors Course/Majors 3 CR
CLASS 1900

Internship in Classics

1-3 CR

GREEK 0101

Beginning Ancient Greek I

4 CR

GREEK 0102

Beginning Ancient Greek II

4 CR

GREEK 0119

Greek Lyric Poetry

3 CR

GREEK 0210

Intermediate Greek Prose

3 CR

GREEK 0220

Intermediate Greek Verse

3 CR

GREEK 1300

Greek Authors 1

3 CR

GREEK 1301

Greek Authors 1 - Writing Practicum

1 CR

GREEK 1302

Greek Authors 2

3 CR

GREEK 1303

Greek Authors 2 - Writing Practicum

1 CR

GREEK 1400

Greek Reading: Epic

3 CR

GREEK 1402

Greek Reading: Tragedy

3 CR

GREEK 1404

Greek Reading: Comedy

3 CR

GREEK 1406

Greek Reading: Lyric

3 CR

GREEK 1416

Greek Reading Historians

3 CR

GREEK 1418

Greek Reading: Orators

3 CR

GREEK 1420

Greek Reading: Philosophers

3 CR

GREEK 1430

Greek Reading: Special Topics

3 CR

GREEK 1530

Hellenistic Literature

3 CR

GREEK 1700

Greek Prose Composition

3 CR

GREEK 1800

Honors Course for Majors*

3 CR

GREEK 1900

Internship in Ancient Greek

1-3 CR

LATIN 0101

Beginning Latin I

4 CR

LATIN 0102

Beginning Latin II

4 CR

LATIN 0030/1030

Medieval Latin Authors I

3 CR

LATIN 0210

Intermediate Latin Prose

3 CR

LATIN 0220

Intermediate Latin Verse

3 CR

LATIN 1030

Medieval Latin Authors I

3 CR

LATIN 1032

Medieval Latin Authors II

3 CR

LATIN 1300

Latin Authors 1

3 CR

LATIN 1301

Latin Authors 1 - Writing Practicum

3 CR

LATIN 1302

Latin Authors 2

3 CR

LATIN 1303

Latin Authors 2 - Writing Practicum

3 CR

LATIN 1400

Latin Reading: Epic

3 CR

LATIN 1402

Latin Reading: Drama

3 CR

LATIN 1406

Latin Reading: Lyric

3 CR

LATIN 1410

Latin Reading: Satire

3 CR

LATIN 1412

Latin Reading: Elegy

3 CR

LATIN 1416

Latin Reading: Historians

3 CR

LATIN 1418

Latin Reading: Orators

3 CR

LATIN 1420

Latin Reading: Philosophers

3 CR

LATIN 1422

Latin Reading: Epistolography

3 CR

LATIN 1430

Latin Reading: Special Topics

3 CR

LATIN 1700

Latin Prose Composition

3 CR

LATIN 1800

Honors Course for Majors*

3 CR

LATIN 1900

Internship in Latin

1-3 CR

* Courses for majors (any track) who wish to graduate with departmental honors. Contact the Undergraduate Advisor for more information.