Subject: Classics
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: History


Students learn most of the hundreds of word parts, derived from Greek and Latin, which are found in the polysyllabic English vocabularies used in contemporary sciences and the grammatical principles that govern their use. They then learn to apply this knowledge in decoding and understanding the tens of thousands of complex English words made from them and the concepts they entail. Students will also learn about the changes such word parts have undergone over two millennia, and the linguistic principles governing those changes.

Note: Students with credit for CLAS 107.3 may not take this course for credit. In Arts and Science programs, this course may only be used toward fulfillment of the Electives Requirement.

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