Classical Studies - NCEA Level 2
Teacher in Charge: Whaea L. Green
To understand who we are and our role in society, we need to know about the societies that have laid the foundations for the world in which we live. Classical studies is the study of the history, art, architecture and society of the classical period (pre 600 A.D.) This course takes a fascinating and in-depth look at the ancient Classical world. It will provide an in depth understanding of the ancient Greek and Roman period through the study of culture, mythologies, ideas, concepts, vases, philosophies and Philosophers.
Topics studied included:
- The Odyssey
- Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology
- Architecture and Sculpture in Ancient Greece and Rome
- Pompeii and the eruption of Vesuvius
Recommended Prior Learning
12 NCEA Level 1 English credits, 12 NCEA Level 1 HIstory credits, or 12 NCEA Level 1 credits from another Social Science subject. Alternatively, at the discretion of Leader of Learning for Historical Studies (GRL)
Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.