FLIT 350: This survey course examines the influence of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures on Western Civilization. It includes an examination of primary materials, e.g. inscriptions, documents, poems, plays, hsitorical writings, etc, which become the subjects for extensive stuidy for reports and papers (Available for GE, Comparative Cultural Studies). This course is conducted entirely in English; no knowledge of Greek, Latin, or Hebrew is presumed.'
This course is limited to upper-division students and it is NOT open to students who have taken FLIT 150, or the equivalent.
POLICY ON MAKE-UPS:Normally, NO makeups are allowed. At the professor's sole discretion, however, and after the presentation of an explanation and supporting documentation by the student, a re-examination may be allowed.
Cheating and plagarism: Consult the Course Schedule booklet for definitions. A student's work is assumed to be the sole work of the student and no one else; any collaboration, unless authorized by the Instructor, constitutes plagarism. The Instructor will assign a grade of "Zero" for an assignment on which cheating or plagarism is detected.Grading in this course is on a plus-minus [+/-] basis.
Late Work: Turning in of any work after a deadline may result in the lowering of the grade for that work by as much as one full grade-step.
Due to the nature of the course and the large number of students regularly enrolled, NO EXTRA CREDIT projects are offered or allowed.
The lectures given in this course are the intellectual property of the Instructor and under his copyright. They may not be recorded in any form, including tape recording, video recording, phone video or audio recording, etc., the sole exception being the taking of class notes by the student personally or by an authorized substitite. Such notes are for the sole purpose of a student's study to fulfill the requirements of the course. Any other use is forbidden. If you wish to obtain any exception to this policy, you must obtain the express written consent of the Instructor.
ATTENDANCE:The rules of the Department of Modern & Classical Languages and Literatures require attendance at every class. If the student misses more than three classes (without an excused absence) the instructor is entitled to reduce the final grade one step. A sign-up sheet will be passed around at every meeting, and it is the student's responsibility to sign-in. Absence may be excused, if the student presents a written explanation and any evidence relevant to an excuse (Doctor's note, employer's note, etc.)
The professor's office is located in Sierra Tower, Room 435. (Office telephone 677-3459; Departmental telephone: 677-3467)
VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS:
The Professor is on-line and can be contacted by E-mail at
May 16, 2009 12:50 PM
John Adams, CSUN