Department of Classical Studies Records
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- 1970 - 2021
- Department of Classical Studies (Organization)
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In 1974, the Department added archaeology to its curriculum and begins offering separate Bachelor of Arts degrees in Latin and in Greek. In 1978, a Civilization concentration was added to the existing language concentrations for each degree. The Department also begins several years of administration under acting Heads from other departments, with an external advisory committee serving from 1983-1987. In 1986, the Department changed its name to the Department of Classical Studies.
The Department undertook a whole-scale restructuring of its programs and curriculum in 1989 in order to attract more students, to make the major programs more possible for students to complete, to increase its commitment to teacher education, and to include as many general education courses as possible in its offerings. Susan C. Shelmerdine also began service as Department Head in 1989, serving until 1992 when Jeffrey Soles assumes the Headship.
In 1991, a a result of its restructuring process, the Department discontinues its two existing Bachelor of Arts degree programs and began offering a Bachelor of Arts degree degree in Classical Studies with four concentrations: Classical Archaeology, Classical Civilization, Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, as well as a special "A" certification track for prospective teacher education students.
In 2006, The Department again revised and expanded its curriculum, and restructureed the Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Studies with three concentrations: Classical Archaeology, Classical Civilization, Language and Literature, in addition to the certification track for teacher education students. By 2008, there were seven tenure track professors in the Department.
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- Greek language -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- North Carolina -- Greensboro
- Latin language -- Study and teaching (Graduate) -- North Carolina -- Greensboro
- Latin language -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- North Carolina -- Greensboro
- University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dept. of Classical Studies
- Department of Classical Studies Records
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