This course requires 2 options.
CLASSICAL STUDIES 31F - Full Year
Teacher in Charge: Mrs J. Welch
Classical Studies is an inter-disciplinary subject which investigates history, literature, art and philosophy in ancient Greek and Roman times. The topics studied:
- Messages of Greece through Vases
- Roman Art and Architecture
- Virgil’s “Aeneid”
- Alexander the Great and the Policy of Fusion
If a student achieves 14 Level 3 credits in this course it will be counted as an approved subject for University Entrance.
Classical Studies develops communication skills which are the basis of most vocations. Further study leads to careers in law, journalism, library and archive management, publishing, marketing, travel, broadcasting, foreign affairs, archeology, museum curation, architecture, education, research..
Recommended Prior Learning
It is not necessary to have studied Classical Studies before but students need to have achieved Level 2 in History, Classical Studies or English as this is a literacy rich course.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.