Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

FWIS 149 - MAGIC, MEDICINE, AND MIRACLE

Long Title: MAGIC, MEDICINE, AND MIRACLE IN ANTIQUITY
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Examines the topic of magic, medicine, and miracle in the ancient Mediterranean world. Students receive frequent regular practice at close-reading primary texts, assessing scholarly arguments, analytical writing, and oral communication. Through this practice, the course introduces students to the disciplines of religious studies, classics, history, and medical humanities. Includes an oral presentation component of the student’s choice. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for FWIS 149 if student has credit for CLAS 303.