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The two courses offered on this program are Classics 121: Classical Greece, and Classics 122: Bronze Age Greece. Classical Greece is an introduction to the art, architecture, history and society of classical Greece through first-hand examination of major archaeological sites, visits to museums and lectures. The Bronze Age course is an introduction to the art, architecture, history and society of Minoan and Mycenaean Greece through first-hand examination of major archaeological sites, visits to museums and lectures. These courses apply to the major and minor in Classics and to the general education requirement in Humanities at the College of Charleston. Students meet for four two-hour orientation sessions during the Spring 2012 semester. The program includes visits to the principal archaeological sites of Athens, and the itinerary includes sites in Egina, Corinth, Nemea, Argos, Epidauros, Lerna, Tiryns, Myceanae, Dendri, Pylos, Bassae, Olympia, Delphi, Orchomenos, Gla, Thebes, Knossos, Phaestos, Ayia Triada, Lassithi, Mallia, Kato Zakro, Akrotiri and ancient Thena. Students must be able to walk and climb along moderately difficult unpaved paths for long periods of time.
What's included: Includes a non-refundable $50 application fee, round-trip airfare from New York JFK, housing, breakfast daily, ground transportation, entrance into sites, and medical insurance.Tution fee for the course is not included.