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CLAS308G/ARTH369D/CLAS688G: Greek and Roman Culture in Context

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Maryland Virtual
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Global Classrooms Team

GCThis introductory course will examine the ancient Greeks and Romans in Italy through investigation of significant sites, monuments and museum collections in Rome and the Bay of Naples area. The essence of the course is virtual site visits that bring students into contact with original artifacts and monuments through which we may understand these ancient cultures. Watch this short video clip to learn more!

UMD and non-UMD freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students (MA students only) are eligible. Register in Testudo for the following three credit course:

This course will include a blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning (check Testudo for more details). This course will be offered from January 3-21, 2022.

Non-UMD undergraduates will need to submit an application through the Office of Extended Studies to register. Non-UMD graduate students or professionals will need to apply to the UMD Graduate School to participate in this course.

Scholarships Available!
Classics Global Classrooms Scholarship
The UMD Department of Classics will offer guaranteed, $1000 tuition support for UMD students who register and complete the course for Winter 2022. No application is required, simply register directly on Testudo for CLAS308G and CLAS688G. Funds will be applied to their student accounts after the final withdrawal period for Winter 2022. 

OIA International Education Scholarship
The Office of International Affairs is committed to increasing student access to international education opportunities, both at home and abroad. The OIA International Education Scholarship is a need-based scholarship awarded to students who enroll in one of OIA's Global Classroom's for Winter 2022. Eligible students can receive up to the value of three credits of undergraduate tuition ($1,122) based on financial need and funding availability. 

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria: Degree seeking UMD student with a FAFSA on file who is registered for one of the Winter 2022 Global Classrooms courses

Apply by 11:59 pm EST on December 1, 2021. Funding decisions will be released by December 17. 

Previous term offered: Winter 2021

Dr. Crispin Corrado is teaching this course and is a classical archaeologist specializing in Roman art. She received her Ph.D. at Brown University, and an MA in Art History and BA in Classics from the University of Chicago. Dr. Corrado is currently a faculty member at a number of American institutions in Rome and she has lived in Rome for over ten years. If you are interested in this course but do not meet the eligibility requirements, reach out to Dr. Crispin Corrado to discuss your interest. For general questions, please contact the Global Classrooms Team.

Tuition: Undergraduate, per credit rate MD-in State Resident $374
Out-of-State Resident $1,529
Tuition: Graduate, per credit rate MD-in State Resident  $768
Out-of-State Resident  $1,706
Winter Distance Learning Fee   $90

Costs listed above are calculated based on the university’s standard tuition and fee rates for winter 2022. Additional student fees assessed by the university may be charged, please see the Office of Extended Studies for more information.

Term Year Application Deadline Admission Notification Program Start Program End
Winterterm 2023 10/15/2022 09/01/2022