The Myth and Literature of Greece, Rome, and the Near East (GRNE)

This program is designed to investigate the myth and literature of the Greek, Roman, and Near Eastern world of antiquity. Students interested in Myth and Literature who may not have the required courses at the present time are invited to consult the undergraduate advisor.

Advisor:
Lyn Rae
604 822-4066

Students take 42 credits, which normally include the following.

First and Second Years

Students take 9-12 credits of lower-level CLST, RELG and/or NEST courses which must include CLST 105 (3), and RELG 201 (3) and RELG 203 (3).

Third and Fourth Years

Students take 30-33 credits of third- and fourth-year courses.

A. Prescribed Courses: 18 credits chosen as follows:

  1. 3 credits from CLST 333 (3) or CLST 334 (3)
  2. 6 credits from CLST 313 (3), CLST 314 (3), CLST 317 (3) or CLST 318 (3)
  3. 3 credits from RELG 302 (3), RELG 304 (3) or RELG 305 (3)
  4. CNRS 370 (3)
  5. at least 3 credits of a fourth-year seminar, either CLST 402 (3) or CLST 404 (3)

B. Optional Courses: the remaining 12-15 credits may be chosen from any upper-level literature or myth courses in NEST or CLST, or from RELG 302 (3), 304 (3), 305 (3), 311 (3), 314 (6), 315 (6), 385 (3), 403 (3), 407 (3), 414 (3), 415 (3), or from CNRS 316 (6), or from HEBR 405 (6) or any GREK or LATN course numbered 301 or above.

Students take 60 credits which normally include the courses listed below. Admission into the honours program requires an overall average of 76%, an average of at least 80% in program-related courses already taken, and the permission of the department. Students are expected to maintain an 80% average in the program.

First and Second Years

Students take 12 credits of lower-level CLST and RELG courses which must include CLST 105 (3), and RELG 201 (3) and RELG 203 (3).

Third and Fourth Years

Students take 48 credits of third- and fourth-year courses.

A. Prescribed Courses: 24 credits chosen as follows:

  1. 3 credits from CLST 333 (3) or CLST 334 (3)
  2. 6 credits from CLST 313 (3) or CLST 314 (3) or CLST 317 (3) or CLST 318 (3)
  3. 3 credits from RELG 302 (3) or RELG 304 (3) or RELG 305 (3)
  4. 3 credits from CNRS 370 (3)
  5. at least 3 credits from CLST 402 (3) or CLST 404 (3)
  6. 6 credits from either CLST 449 (6) or RELG 499 (6)

B. Optional Courses: the remaining 24 credits may be chosen from any upper-level literature or myth courses in NEST or CLST, or from RELG 302 (3), 304 (3), 305 (3), 311 (3), 314 (6), 315 (6), 385 (3), 403 (3), 407 (3), 414 (3), 415 (3), or from CNRS 316 (6), or from HEBR 405 (6) or any GREK or LATN course numbered 301 or above.

Students take 30 credits, which normally include the following.

First and Second Years

Students take 9-12 credits of lower-level CLST and RELG courses which must include CLST 105 (3), and RELG 201 (3) and RELG 203 (3).

Third and Fourth Years

Students take 18-21 credits of third- and fourth-year courses, chosen as follows:

A. Prescribed Course: CNRS 370 (3).

B. Optional Courses: the remaining 15-18 credits may be chosen from any upper-level literature or myth courses in NEST or CLST, or from RELG 302 (3), 304 (3), 305 (3), 311 (3), 314 (6), 315 (6), 385 (3), 403 (3), 407 (3), 414 (3), 415 (3), or CNRS 316 (6).