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Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies (CAMS)

CAMS 400W Comparative Study of the Ancient Mediterranean World (3) Comparative study of ancient Mediterranean civilizations.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: 3 credits in Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies  

CAMS 405 (IL) Law & Economy in the Ancient Near East (3) This course is an overview of the legal and economic texts and institutions in the Ancient Near East.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: 6 credits in any undergraduate CAMS courses.  

CAMS 410 Classical Epic (3) Homer, Hellenistic Epic, and Vergil; influences on later epic.
Effective: Spring 1998
 

CAMS 411W Classical Drama (3) Masterpieces of Greek tragedy (Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides) and comedy (Aristophanes, Menander); their influence on Roman writers.
Effective: Spring 2001
 

CAMS 420 Introductory Targumic Aramaic (3) Fundamentals of Aramaic grammar, syntax, and vocabulary.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

CAMS 425W (J ST 425W, RL ST 425W) Books of the Bible: Readings and Interpretation (3 per semester/maximum of 12) Study of a biblical book/topic in terms of literary, historical, and cultural contexts, history of interpretation, and critical scholarship.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: 3 credits in CAMS or J ST or RL ST recommended CAMS/J ST/RL ST 110 or 120; or ENGL 104.  

CAMS 440W Studies in Classical and Ancient Mediterranean Archaeology (3-6) Selected topics in the literary sources and material evidence for classical and ancient Mediterranean society.
Effective: Summer 2000
Prerequisite: 3 credits from:ANTH 002, ART H 311, CAMS 010, CAMS 020, CAMS 025, CAMS 033, CAMS 140, CAMS 150, HIST 100, HIST 101  

CAMS 442 (IL) (KINES 442) Sport in Ancient Greece and Rome (3) An examination of the continuity of sport in Greek and Roman societies.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CAMS 025, CAMS 033, CAMS 140, CAMS 150, CAMS 100, CAMS 101 orKINES 141  

CAMS 450W (IL) (WMNST 450W) Gender and Sexuality in Ancient Greece and Rome (3) An examination of gender, sexuality, and sexual desire in ancient Greece and Rome.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: 3 credits in CAMS  

CAMS 470 (IL) Languages and Cultures of the Ancient Near East (3) This course is an overview of the languages and cultures that populated the Ancient Near East.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: 6 credits in any undergraduate CAMS courses.  

CAMS 471 Sumerian (3) Introduction to the Sumerian language and the cuneiform writing system.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: 6 credits in any undergraduate CAMS course.  

CAMS 472 Akkadian (3) Introduction to the Akkadian language (Babylonian & Assyrian) and the cuneiform writing system.
Effective: Spring 2009
Prerequisite: 6 credits in any undergraduate CAMS courses  

CAMS 480 (J ST 480) Greeks and Persians (3) Development and achievements of the Achaemenid kingdom; relationships between Persians and Greeks.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: CAMS 010, CAMS 025 orCAMS 100  

CAMS 481 (IL) Introduction to Middle Egyptian & Hieroglyphics (3) An introduction to the language and script of Ancient Egypt, familiarizing the student with grammar, syntax and lexicon.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: 6 credits of any CAMS course  

CAMS 490 Ancient Mediterranean Languages (3-6) Variable topic study of an ancient language of the Mediterranean basin and related areas, other than Greek, Latin, or Hebrew.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: LATIN 003  

CAMS 492 Intermediate Field Methods (3-6) On-site experience in archaeological fieldwork in the ancient Mediterranean region.
Effective: Spring 2000
Prerequisite: approval by field school director  

CAMS 493 Intermediate Field Analysis (3-6) On-site experience in archaeological analysis in the ancient Mediterranean region.
Effective: Spring 2000
Prerequisite: approval by field school director  

CAMS 494 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 1997
 

CAMS 494H Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2001
 

CAMS 495 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 1999
 

CAMS 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1996
 

CAMS 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1997
 

CAMS 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

CAMS 501 Comparative Greek and Latin Grammar (3) The evolution of the phonological, morphological, syntactic and lexical structures of Greek and Latin from Proto-Indo-European.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: LATIN 003  

CAMS 503 Seminar on Ancient Mediterranean Languages (3 per semester, maximum of 6) An in-depth examination of the ancient languages of the Mediterranean basin, including Indo-European and non-Indo-European languages.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: LATIN 003, LING 502  

CAMS 504 Topography of Ancient Rome (3) Lectures and readings on physical development of the ancient city of Rome from earliest habitation to time of later empire.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

CAMS 520 Advanced Sumerian (3) Advanced study of Sumerian grammar and cuneiform writing through the reading of Sumerian literary texts.
Effective: Summer 2009
 

CAMS 521 Advanced Akkadian (3) Advanced study of Akkadian grammar and the cuneiform script through the reading of texts in various dialects.
Effective: Summer 2009
 

CAMS 522 Comparative Semitics (3) Overview of the Semitic language family and introduction to its comparative linguistic study.
Effective: Summer 2009
 

CAMS 592 Proseminar (3) Introduction to the history, research methods, historiography of modern scholarship on ancient Mediterranean studies.
Effective: Summer 2008
 

CAMS 593 Research Seminar (3-6) Significant research experience in the fields represented by CAMS; guided supervision in the preparation of a scholarly article.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: CAMS 592  

CAMS 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1997
 

CAMS 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Fall 2001
 

CAMS 599 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12 per semester, maximum of 24) Full-time graduate-level foreign study at an overseas institution with whom linkages have been established.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

CAMS 603 Foreign Academic Experience (1-12) Foreign study and/or research constituting progress toward the degree at a foreign university.
Effective: Spring 2002
 

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