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Course Details

Course Code: HUMN510 Course ID: 3525 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course acquaints students with the Hebrew Scriptures and the world of the ancient Greeks. The Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, and other peoples to whom the Hebrews and Greeks are indebted are also considered. Among the topics to which the course attends are the human experience of the divine, man's struggle with human and natural forces, warfare and the meaning of justice, the development of logos as human reason or cognition, and the emergence of science, technology, and artistic experience. Readings for this course include The Epic of Gilgamesh; The Bible; Homer's Odyssey; Thucydides' The Peloponnesian War; Aeschylus' The Oresteia; and Plato's The Republic.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

APUS policy implies that graduate courses stress development of the student's ability to research, reason, and write in a scholarly way, aiming at the higher order cognitive skills of “analysis,” “synthesis,” “evaluation,” and defense of logic and conclusions. Course learning objectives should be established accordingly, and instructional techniques should be used to achieve them.

For additional background, go to: University Learning Outcomes Assessment

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply appropriate graduate-level analytical skills to analyze texts for meaning.
  2. Investigate how people thought about various issues in the ancient world (including life and death, justice, ethics, and the divine).
  3. Apply topics discussed to contemporary life.
  4. Develop the ability to think and write about these issues in a clear and logically consistent manner in original essays.
  5. Synthesize the concepts in this course with independent research to produce graduate level essays.

APUS policy implies that graduate courses stress development of the student's ability to research, reason, and write in a scholarly way, aiming at the higher order cognitive skills of “analysis,” “synthesis,” “evaluation,” and defense of logic and conclusions. Course learning objectives should be established accordingly, and instructional techniques should be used to achieve them.

For additional background, go to: University Learning Outcomes Assessment

Learning Objectives:

  1. Apply appropriate graduate-level analytical skills to analyze texts for meaning.
  2. Investigate how people thought about various issues in the ancient world (including life and death, justice, ethics, and the divine).
  3. Apply topics discussed to contemporary life.
  4. Develop the ability to think and write about these issues in a clear and logically consistent manner in original essays.
  5. Synthesize the concepts in this course with independent research to produce graduate level essays.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.