ENG149-01 Course Information

Title:Greek and Roman Mythology

Designed to enhance cultural literacy through the discussion and examination of the content and nature of myth, this course will familiarize students with the characters, themes, and patterns of Greek and Roman mythologies. As the course progresses, the students will develop an in-depth understanding of the nature and function of myth in human society and, by the completion of the course, have developed an understanding of the cultural context from which classical myth arose, its appearance in literature and art, and the effect it has had on Western literature, art, religion, and philosophy. Activities include film analyses, a museum trip, and development and display of myth-inspired pieces of art.

Notes: May not be used toward courses required in the English or Writing major.