Bachelor of Arts

Ancient History

Program of Study

Credit Points

Prescribed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Minor or Major - Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
Extended Major - Complete 12 or 18 credit points from the following units:
12 or 18 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
ANCH110 Introduction to Ancient Greece 6  
ANCH111 Introduction to Ancient Rome 6  
ANCH112 Introduction to Egyptian and Near Eastern History 6  
Listed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Minor - Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
Major - Complete 30 or 36 credit points from the following units:
Extended Major - Complete 48 to 60 credit points from the following units:

12 cps or
30 or 36 cps or
48-60 cps
ANCH304 Society and the Individual in Classical Greece 6  
ANCH305 Greek Democracy and its Enemies 6  
ANCH307 Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World 6  
ANCH312 Rome of the Caesars 6  
ANCH313 Augustus and the Roman Revolution 6  
ANCH315 The Shadow of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum 6  
ANCH318 The Romans: From Cradle to Grave 6  
ANCH320 How to be Good: Greek and Roman Ethics 6  
ANCH324 Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids 6  
ANCH325 New Kingdom Egypt 6  
ANCH326 The Art and Architecture of the Ancient World 6  
ANCH327 Hellenistic and Roman Egypt 6  
ANCH328 Towns and Cities of the Ancient World 6  
ANCH351 Warfare in the Ancient World 6  
RELS384 Religions of the Ancient Near East 6  
RELS387 Earliest Christianity: Social Context and Sacred Text 6  
RELS388 The Pagan Religions of Ancient Greece and Rome 6  
With permission of the Head of School, candidates may complete the following unit towards this Major or Extended Major: 0-6 cps
HUMS301 Special Option 6  
Course Requirements 72 or 96 or 120 cps
To achieve an overall total of 144 credit points candidates must complete:
If candidates have completed a Minor - a further 120 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Major of 48-60 credit points; and Elective Units of 48-60 credit points.
If candidates have completed a Major - a further 96 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Minor of 24 credit points; and Elective Units of 60 credit points.
If candidates have completed an Extended Major - a further 72 credit points comprising 12 credit pints of Core Units; and Elective Units of 60 credit points.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 144 cps

Note for students contemplating studying Honours in Ancient History:
The entry requirements for the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Ancient History is a GPA of 5.0 (Credit) in all units completed in a Bachelor of Arts. In addition, a candidate for Ancient History honours in the Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree shall have passed 48 credit points in Ancient History, including 18 credit points at Distinction level or better in 300-level Ancient History units as well as 18 credit points of Ancient Greek or Latin.

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