CLASSICAL STUDIES 31F - Full Year

CLS31F
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. Knight

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.

Future Possibilities
Classical Studies develops communication skills which are the basis of most vocations. Further study leads to careers in law, journalism, publishing, research, marketing, travel, broadcasting and foreign affairs.


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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91394 v2 Classical Studies 3.1 - Analyse ideas and values of the classical world
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91395 v2 Classical Studies 3.2 - Analyse the significance of a work(s) of art in the classical world
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91398 v2 Classical Studies 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the lasting influences of the classical world on other cultures across time
3
I
6
Y
6r *
A.S. 91437 v2 History 3.4 - Analyse different perspectives of a contested event of significance to New Zealanders
3
I
5
Y
5r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

* 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.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.