Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2013/2014
Canadian Excellence

Archaeology & Classical Studies
Department of Archaeology & Classical Studies

Honours BA programs, Minors:

Archaeology
[AR]
Classical Studies [CL]
Latin [LA]
Greek [GR]
Near Eastern Studies  [NE]
Course Descriptions below:

Department of Archaeology & Classical Studies

Adjunct Professors
  • William Finlayson, PhD, FRS(C)
  • Frances Stewart, PhD
Full-Time Faculty University of Waterloo Participating Faculty
  • S. L. Ager, PhD
  • A. Coskun, PhD
  • R. A. Faber, PhD
  • A. Faulkner, PhD
  • C. Hardiman, PhD
  • R. Kroeker, PhD
  • D. Porreca, PhD
  • C. Vester, PhD

 
Classical Studies Course Notes

  1. Language Courses: (Also refer to Greek and Latin sections, and Near Eastern Studies courses below).
  2. Classical literature will be read in English. No knowledge of Greek or Latin is needed for the following CL courses.

 
Greek Course Notes

  1. By co-operative agreement with the Department of Classical Studies at the University of Waterloo, certain courses may, from year to year, be available at only one of the two universities. Courses other than those specified each year may be taken for credit only by cross-registration. GR101 and GR102 are taught separately at each university; GR201 and GR202 are also offered separately when enrolments warrant.
  2. Sight translation is included in all courses.
  3. Students entering with ability in ancient Greek should consult with the department to determine advanced standing.

 
Latin Course Notes

  1. By co-operative agreement with the Department of Classical Studies at the University of Waterloo, certain courses may, from year to year, be available at only one of the two universities. Courses other than those specified each year may be taken for credit only by cross registration. LA101 and LA102 are taught separately at each university; LA203 and LA204 are also offered separately when enrolments warrant.
  2. Sight translation is included in all courses.
  3. Students entering with OAC or Grade 12U Latin should consult with the department to determine course exemptions.

 
Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
AR101 Archaeology: An Introduction 0.5
AR102 Archaeology: Methods, Theory and Practice 0.5
AR103 Physical Anthropology and Human Prehistory 0.5
AR205 Archaeology of Ancient Egypt 0.5
AR214 Greek Art and Archaeology 0.5
AR215 Roman Art and Archaeology 0.5
AR217 Archaeological Laboratory Methods 0.5
AR219 Introduction to Field Archaeology 1.0
AR220 Introduction to Osteology [1] 0.5
AR227 Archaeology of Prehistoric Southwest Asia and Egypt 0.5
AR235 North American Prehistory 0.5
AR241 History and Archaeology of North America 1500-1900 0.5
AR244 Archaeology and the Physical Sciences 0.5
AR246 Environmental Archaeology 0.5
AR310 The Bronze Age: The Rise of Urbanism in the Greater Near East 0.5
AR311 The Iron Age: Empires and Ethnic States in the Greater Near East 0.5
AR313 Tools, Techniques and Material Culture 0.5
AR321 The Greek Bronze Age 0.5
AR325 The Art and Architecture of Classical Greece 0.5
AR327 Hellenistic Art and Architecture of the Eastern Mediterranean 0.5
AR329 The Etruscans and Early Rome 0.5
AR331 The Art and Architecture of Imperial Rome 0.5
AR332 Children in the Ancient World [2] 0.5
AR336 Cultural Resource Management in Archaeology 0.5
AR341 Analytical Archaeology 0.5
AR342 Cultural Heritage Issues in Historical and Industrial Archaeology 0.5
AR343 Heritage Preservation and Structural Recording in Historical and Industrial Archaeology 0.5
AR360 Development of Archaeological Theory 0.5
AR390 Special Topics 0.5
AR440 Directed Study 0.5
AR452 Advanced Field Archaeology 1.0
AR453 Laboratory Analysis in Historical Archaeology 0.5
AR461 Advanced Theory in Archaeology 0.5
AR462 Capstone Seminar in Archaeology 0.5
CL101 The Greek World 0.5
CL102 Roman Civilization 0.5
CL204 Greek and Roman Mythology: The Gods 0.5
CL206 Greek and Roman Mythology: the Heroes 0.5
CL211 The Development of Greek Literature 0.5
CL212 The Development of Roman Literature 0.5
CL214 Greek Art and Archaeology 0.5
CL215 Roman Art and Archaeology 0.5
CL216 Sport in Greece and Rome 0.5
CL218 Women in Greece and Rome 0.5
CL225 History of Ancient Greece 0.5
CL226 History of Ancient Rome 0.5
CL262 Religions of the Greco-Roman World 0.5
CL319 Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World 0.5
CL321 The Greek Bronze Age 0.5
CL325 The Art and Architecture of Classical Greece 0.5
CL327 Hellenistic Art and Architecture of the Eastern Mediterranean 0.5
CL329 The Etruscans and Early Rome 0.5
CL331 The Art and Architecture of Imperial Rome 0.5
CL332 Children in the Ancient World 0.5
CL340 Directed Study in Classics 0.5
CL390 Special Topics 0.5
CL462 Capstone Seminar in Archaeology 0.5
GR101 Introductory Ancient Greek I 0.5
GR102 Introductory Ancient Greek II 0.5
GR201 Intermediate Greek 0.5
GR202 Selections from Greek Authors 0.5
GR301 Special Topics 0.5
GR331 Advanced Studies in Greek: Prose 0.5
GR332 Advanced Studies in Greek: Poetry 0.5
GR351 Advanced Composition, Grammar and Reading 0.5
GR490 Directed Study 0.5
GR491 Senior Studies in Greek: Selected Topics 0.5
LA101 Introductory Latin I 0.5
LA102 Introductory Latin II 0.5
LA203 Intermediate Latin 0.5
LA204 Selections from Latin Authors 0.5
LA301 Special Topics 0.5
LA331 Advanced Readings in Latin: Prose 0.5
LA332 Advanced Readings in Latin: Poetry 0.5
LA351 Latin Composition and Reading 0.5
LA381 A Survey of Medieval Latin Poetry and Prose 0.5
LA421 Roman Epigraphy 0.5
LA490 Directed Studies 0.5
LA491 Senior Studies in Latin: Selected Topics 0.5
NE103 Emerging Civilizations: Egypt and the Ancient Near East [3] 0.5
NE104 The Imperial Age in Egypt and the Ancient Near East [4] 0.5
NE201 History of the Greater Near East 0.5
NE202 History of Ancient Egypt 0.5
NE203 The Dawn of Literature in Egypt and the Ancient Near East [5] 0.5
NE204 Late Myth and Epic of the Greater Near East and Egypt 0.5
NE205 Archaeology of Ancient Egypt 0.5
NE221 Classical Hebrew I 0.5
NE222 Classical Hebrew II 0.5
NE227 Archaeology of Prehistoric Southwest Asia and Egypt 0.5
NE231 Classical Akkadian (Amorite Period) I 0.5
NE232 Classical Akkadian (Amorite Period) II 0.5
NE310 The Bronze Age: The Rise of Urbanism in the Greater Near East 0.5
NE311 The Iron Age: Empires and Ethnic States in the Greater Near East 0.5
NE321 Readings in Northwest Semitic 0.5
NE327 Hellenistic Art and Architecture of the Eastern Mediterranean 0.5
NE331 Readings in Akkadian 0.5
NE332 Children in the Ancient World 0.5
NE440 Directed Study 0.5
NE462 Capstone Seminar in Archaeology 0.5
NE490 Special Topics 0.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision May 28, 2013: CL320 deleted; effective September 1, 2013

  1. Senate Revision May 28, 2013: AR220 De-crosslisted from AN220 and title change; effective September 1, 2013

  2. Senate Addition May 28, 2013: AR332/CL332/NE332 New course; effective September 1, 2013

  3. Senate Revision May 28, 2013: NE103 Title, exclusion and description change; effective September 1, 2013

  4. Senate Revision May 28, 2013: NE104 Title, exclusion and description change; effective September 1, 2013

  5. Senate Revision May 28, 2013: NE203 Title, prerequisite and description change; effective September 1, 2013