This course will introduce, examine, and compare myths from around the world, focusing on myths that have significantly informed Western civilization. Myths are read as stories which communicate the culture's understanding of themselves, their gods and goddesses, their society, their values, and their physical environment. Cross-cultural comparison will be made on how core themes such as creation, destruction, deity, the afterlife, and heroes are understood. This course will cover classic Greek and Roman myths. Myths from three or more of the following other cultures will be covered as well: Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Celtic, Norse, African, or Medieval European.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6
Level II Prereq: Computer Literacy
Class offerings by semester
|Fall 2019||Winter 2020||SP/SU 2020|
Day Class (before 5:00pm) Evening Class (after 5:00pm) Online Class