The Western Classical Ideal
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
An inter-disciplinary study of 5th century Athens in the famous classical age of ancient Greece which witnessed the rise of Western style democracy, arts, science, philosophy, and literature; history of the period as well as its important architectural and artistic remains; readings from Plato, Aeschylus, and Aristophanes; the myths of ancient Greece and new sciences and philosophies that came to
characterize what is known as “the Age of the Greek Enlightenment”.
This course will introduce students to some of the fundamental elements of the European classical ideal as embodied in the arts of classical Greece. This study will not only contribute to the students’ understanding of Western culture in particular but will introduce the students to the studies of philosophy, art history, political history and to questions of amore generalized, trans-cultural value.
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Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations