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Graeco-Roman Civilization
ANTH 325 Sex, Self, and Society in Ancient Greece
ANTH 363 Early Civilizations
CLAS 101 Socrates: The Man and His Philosophy
CLAS 102 Intro to Hist of Western Art I
CLAS 107 Greek Civilization and Its Legacy
CLAS 108 Roman Civilization and Its Legacy
CLAS 201 History of Philosophy I
CLAS 209 Greek and Roman Drama
CLAS 225 Women in Greece and Rome
CLAS 230  Greek and Roman Sources
CLAS 235 Classical Mythology: Interpretation, Origins, and Influence
CLAS 316 Democracy & Political Theory in Ancient Greece
CLAS 318 The Invention of Paganism in the Roman Empire
CLAS 320 The Age of Augustus
CLAS 336 Intro to Indo-European
FSEM 101 Socrates: The Man and His Philosophy
GREE 101 Introduction to Ancient Greek I
GREE 102 Elementary Greek II
GREE 201 Intermediate Greek I: Prose
GREE 202 Intermediate Greek II: Prose  

HART 320 18TH Century European Art     
HIST 151 The Hero & His Companion from Gilgamesh to Spiderman
HIST 304 Imperialism & Its Critics in the Roman World
HIST 306 The Roman Republic
HIST 307 Imperial Rome from Caesar to Diocletian
HIST 308 The World of Late Antiquity
HIST 316 The Invention of Paganism in the Roman Empire
HIST 358 Humanitarianism from he 19th Century to the Present
HUMA 109 Greek Civilization and Its Legacy
LATI 101/MDEM 101 Elementary Latin I
LATI 102/MDEM 102 Elementary Latin II
LATI 201/MDEM 211 Intermediate Latin I: Prose
LATI 202/MDEM 212 Intermediate Latin II
LATI 301 Advanced Latin: Literature of Exile in the Roman Tradition
LATI 302 Advanced Latin: Roman Epic
LATI 303 Advanced Latin: Plautus & Terence
LATI 313 Cicero & Catullus: Literature & Society in the Roman Republic
MDEM 111 Intro to Hist of Western Art I
MDEM 201 History of Philosophy I
MDEM 308 The World of Late Antiquity 
SWGS 225 Women in Greece and Rome 
SWGS 332 Sex, Self, and Society in Ancient Greece  

Islamic Civilization
ASIA 221 The Life of the Prophet Muhammad
HIST 382 Cultural Trends in Medieval Islam
RELI 221 The Life of the Prophet Muhammad
RELI 223 QurÕan and Commentary  
RELI 225 Revolutionary Islam: Shi'ism
RELI 440 Islam's Mystical and Esoteric Tradition

Jewish Civilization

HIST 381/RELI 385 God, Time and History 

RELI 104 Introduction to Jewish Mysticism
RELI 108 Introduction to Judaism

RELI 122 The Bible and Its Interpreters
RELI 125 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew I
RELI 126 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew II
RELI 127 Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I
RELI 128 Intermediate Biblical Hebrew II
RELI 203 Judaism of Jesus and Hillel
RELI 382 Lost Judaisms: The Apocryphal Writings
RELI 383 The Dead Sea Scrolls 
RELI 385/HIST 381 God, Time and History

Christian Civilization

MDEM 357 Jews and Christians in Medieval Europe  

RELI 105/MDEM 105 Introduction to Medieval Christian Thought
RELI 122 The Bible and Its Interpreters
RELI 125 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew I
RELI 126 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew II
RELI 127 Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I
RELI 128 Intermediate Biblical Hebrew II
RELI 243 The Book of Genesis
RELI 271 Medieval Popular Christianity
RELI 282 Introduction to Christianity

RELI 304 Jesus and the Gospels
RELI 307 Introduction to Coptic Language I

RELI 308 Introduction to Coptic Language @

RELI 309 Reading Coptic Texts
RELI 365 Paul and The New Testament
RELI 381 The Messiah
RELI 383 The Dead Sea Scrolls  
RELI 449 Early Christian Controversies
RELI 456 History of Western Christianity: Reformation to the Present

Archaeological Methods & Theory
ANTH 203 Human Antiquity: An Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Prehistory
ANTH 205 Introduction to Archaeology
ANTH 312 African Prehistory
ANTH 345 The Politics of the Past: Archaeology in Social Context
ANTH 362 Archaeological Field Techniques
ANTH 363 Early Civilizations
ANTH 425 Advanced Topics in Archaeology
ANTH 460 Advanced Archaeological Theory 

Themes Across Time
ANTH 363 Early Civilizations
FSEM 151/HIST 151 The Hero & His Companion from Gilgamesh to Sam Spade
HART 101 Introduction to the History of Western Art: Prehistoric to Gothic
HIST 151/FSEM 151 The Hero & His Companion from Gilgamesh to Sam Spade
HIST 200 Origins of Western Civilizations: Ancient Empires
HIST 308/MDEM 308 The World of Late Antiquity

HIST 381/RELI 385 God, Time and History
PHIL 201/CLAS 201/MDEM 201 History of Philosophy I
PHIL 301/CLAS 301/MDEM 301 Ancient & Medieval Philosophy

PHIL 307 Social and Political Philosophy
PHIL 327 History of Social & Political Philosophy  
RELI 104/MDEM 103 Introduction to Jewish Mysticism
RELI 315/ASIA 315/SWGS 315 Gender and Islam
RELI 385/HIST 381 God, Time and History
RELI 456 History of Western Christianity: Reformation to the Present

Comparative
CLAS 225/SWGS 225 Women in Greece & Rome
CLAS 336/LING 336 Intro to Indo-European
HIST 357/MDEM 357 Jews and Christians in Medieval Europe
PHIL 501 Seminar in Ancient & Medieval Philosophy
RELI 112 Comparing Christianities
RELI 213 The Prophet Jeremiah: The Biblical Book and Its Reception in Judaism and Christianity
RELI 348 Christianity and Islam in Africa
RELI 384 Pilgrimage and Crusade
RELI 392 Jerusalem: Holy City In Time and Imagination
RELI 443 Maimonides "Guide for the Perplexed"
WGST 225 Women in Greece and Rome