BUS-160 Business Foundations
HIST-261 Ancient Greece & Rome
A study of the ancient Mediterranean world with a focus on the history of ancient Greece and Rome, chronologically from late Bronze Age Greece to the beginning of Late Antiquity. This course will examine in depth the political, social, and economic developments of Greece and Rome, which in turn gave rise to shifts in intellectual, artistic, and religious thought and practice. Particular problems studied in depth include: the rise of the Greek polis, radical democracy in Athens, the effects of Alexander?s conquests, the Roman Republic, the transition to the Roman empire, and the impact of Christianity.