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Degree course in CLASSIC STUDIES (Codice 2057)

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Detail Degree Course Academic year of the educational offer: 2018/2019
School:
  • SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
Class:
  • Ancient philology, literature and history (LM-15)

credits total:120

Educational objectives
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2nd cycle graduates in Classics should possess advanced competences enabling them: a) To read classics and translate them with awareness, through their direct and consolidated competence in Greek and Latin language; b) To contextualise classics, applying the methodology of literary analysis, linguistic-philological and historical-archaeological sciences, critically and autonomously analysing the sources; c) To interpret, through the use of other knowledge and competences, the fortune and reception of classics in the Middle, Modern and Contemporary Age; d) To have full command of the computer tools for the Humanities and in a European Union language. Students will be able, through this course, to enhance the previously acquired knowledge, specialising it through an adequate in-depth study and developing their attitude to analysis and research, with respect to philology and classic, medieval and modern literatures, and eventually to diachronic linguistics. During the first course year, students may study in depth and acquire a critical awareness of their core competences, through the study of class specific subjects In the philological, linguistic, literary, historical-archaeological ambits; during the second year, they may complete their education in a more interdisciplinary perspective and prepare the dissertation for the final examination
Professional opportunities
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Profile: - Expert of Greek-Latin history and philology, archaeology; - Linguist, philologist and editor of classics. Functions: - Research in the field of Greek-Latin philology and history; archaeology; editing of literary and historical classics. Skills: Graduates in Classic Studies perform research and studies on the origin, the evolution and the structure of classic language, on the relations among ancient languages of the same family and modern language (e.g. modern Greek), grammars and words; They apply their language knowledge in the critical editing of written texts. They are able to reconstruct the historical context of the ancient Mediterranean civilisations, as well as to carry out research in the field of the political and social history and archaeology of the Greek and Latin world. Career opportunities: - Public and private agencies; - Institutions for the conservation and publishing of manuscripts related to classic texts; - Research institutions; - Local agencies (Municipalities, Provinces, Regions) - Cultural promotion sectors; - Publishing houses; - Institutions for the conservation and publishing of ancient books and manuscripts related to classics; - Research centres and literary parks. Profile: Assistant archivist, assistant librarian, assistant in the care and preservation of museums and cultural heritage Functions: Assistance in archives, libraries and in the care and preservation of museums and cultural heritage Skills: Evaluation and guarantee of the conservation of current archives for accessibility and public usage. Organization of promotion activities, exhibitions and events. Classification and cataloging of books and archaeological material Career opportunities: Public and private libraries Archives Foundations Museums Educational agencies Profile: Editors of technical texts Functions: Writing technical texts related to the classic world Skills: Writing manuals, guides, technical appendices, sheets, information texts and instruction books about the classic world. Career opportunities: Public and private agencies Historical archives Private companies Foundations Cultural Associations Profile: Researchers and specialized technicians in classic studies Functions: Research in Classic Studies Skills: Collaboration with university teachers in the design and realization of didactic and curricular activities; Tutoring for students’ activities; Design and conduct in the academic field of theoretical and experimental research aimed at expanding and innovating scientific knowledge. Career opportunities: University Public and private research organizations
Final examination features
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The final examination consists of the preparation, under the guidance of a supervisor, of a written dissertation, in which students should demonstrate the acquired competences as well as their ability to carry out autonomously a research. Graduates of this course must possess expressive and argumentative writing skills as well as full command of the means of expression, supported by the mature ability to organize, rework and structure the results of an investigation. The methods of discussion and assessment with respect to the final mark are set out in the Degree Course Regulations: http://www.unipa.it/scuole/s.u.p.c./Regolamenti-per-la-prova-finale/


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Teachings first year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
13315 - GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (SEMINAR) course specifications COZZO (PA) 9.0 1 V B L-FIL-LET/02
13316 - LATIN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (SEMINAR) course specifications LANDOLFI (PO) 9.0 1 V B L-FIL-LET/04
04209 - SPECIALIST COMPUTER SCIENCE LABORATORY course specifications MONELLA (PC) 3.0 2 G F
19028 - GREEK HISTORY AND HISTORIOGRAPHY (SEMINAR) course specifications CUSUMANO (PA) 9.0 2 V B L-ANT/02
Optional subjects 9.0 B
Optional subjects II 18.0 C


Teachings second year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
05917 - FINAL EXAMINATION 21.0 1 G E
14184 - STAGE 3.0 1 G F
19038 - ROMAN HISTORY AND EPIGRAPHY (SEMINAR) course specifications MOTTA (PA) 9.0 1 V B L-ANT/03
19711 - FOREIGN LANGUAGE LABORATORY - LEVEL B2 3.0 1 G F
Optional subjects III 9.0 B
Optional subjects IV 9.0 C
Free subjects 9.0 D


Elective activities

Optional subjects IV credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
03182 - MEDIEVAL AND MODERN GREEK PHILOLOGY course specifications CARACAUSI (PA) 9.0 1 V C L-LIN/20
03186 - LATIN PHILOLOGY course specifications BIANCO (PA) 9.0 1 V C L-FIL-LET/04
06915 - HISTORY OF LATIN LANGUAGE AVERNA (PQ) 9.0 1 V C L-FIL-LET/04
13328 - LATIN STYLISTICS course specifications LANDOLFI (PO) 9.0 1 V C L-FIL-LET/04
17168 - GREEK LANGUAGE AND CIVILISATION course specifications GRIMAUDO (PA) 9.0 1 V C L-FIL-LET/02


Optional subjects credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
01430 - ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY OF GREEK AND ROMAN ART course specifications MANDRUZZATO (RU) 9.0 1 V B L-ANT/07
04782 - THEORETICAL LINGUISTICS course specifications BARTOLOTTA (PA) 9.0 1 V B L-LIN/01
07629 - ANCIENT TOPOGRAPHY course specifications BELVEDERE (PQ) 9.0 1 V B L-ANT/09
02036 - BYZANTINE CIVILISATION course specifications ROGNONI (PA) 9.0 2 V B L-FIL-LET/07
09826 - CLASSIC LITERATURES AND EUROPEAN LITERATURES course specifications NUZZO (PO) 9.0 2 V B L-FIL-LET/05
13318 - TEXTUAL CRITICISM AND INTERPRETATION OF GREEK AND LATIN TEXTS course specifications LUCARINI (PA) 9.0 2 V B L-FIL-LET/05


Optional subjects III credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
06221 - RELIGIONS OF CLASSICAL WORLD course specifications CUSUMANO (PA) 9.0 1 V B M-STO/06
14273 - INDO-EUROPEAN LINGUISTICS course specifications MELAZZO (PO) 9.0 1 V B L-LIN/01
18530 - GREEK AND LATIN METRICS course specifications LUCARINI (PA) 9.0 1 V B L-FIL-LET/05
04463 - MEDIEVAL AND HUMANISTIC LATIN LITERATURE course specifications BISANTI (PA) 9.0 2 V B L-FIL-LET/08
11786 - ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY course specifications LASPIA (PA) 9.0 2 V B M-FIL/07


Optional subjects II credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
02332 - LATIN TEACHING METHODOLOGY course specifications MARINO (PA) 9.0 1 V C L-FIL-LET/04
17169 - GREEK EPIGRAPHY course specifications BONANNO (RU) 9.0 1 V C L-ANT/02
19590 - TEACHING METHOLODGY AND HISTORY OF GREEK LANGUAGE course specifications GIORGIANNI (RU) 9.0 1 V C L-FIL-LET/02
09357 - LATIN LANGUAGE AND CIVILISATION course specifications MARCHESE (RU) 9.0 2 V C L-FIL-LET/04
09383 - LATIN RHETORIC course specifications CASAMENTO (PA) 9.0 2 V C L-FIL-LET/04
13432 - HISTORY OF GREEK SICILY course specifications SAMMARTANO (PA) 9.0 2 V C L-ANT/02


Explaination
Term Term/Semester
Val. Valutation: V = mark in 30/30, G = note
(*) Teaching attended in english
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