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Academic year 2023/2024
Bachelor's Degree (BSc) on HUMANITIES
CLASSIC

Coordinator Prof. Ennio Mineo
Class of Bachelor's Degree (BSc) on Humanities (L-10)
3 years
PALERMO
Free access
Department of Humanities
Course Code
2099

Course info
The 1st cycle degree course in “Humanities” aims at providing students with solid basic training with respect to literary, linguistic, anthropological and historical-geographical subjects, The course then provides for various curricula providing more specific competences, with respect, in particular to classic and modern studies and to performing arts. Students have the chance to learn methodologies which are useful to the reading and interpretation of various types of documents, from antiquity to the contemporary age. Depending on the chosen curriculum, the course provides tools for the research and understanding of the Greek and Latin civilization, focusing on historical, literary, artistic documents from antiquity to the contemporary age, and in particular on the social-symbolical and identity dimension of cultural phenomena, and on multiculturalism and cultural mediation issues. Computing skills, considered as qualifying educational objectives for the course, are included in the item “useful competence for the labour market”. This articulation of the degree course enables students to acquire the competences needed fort the translation and interpretation of a text in Greek or Latin language, as well as the capability of analysing a literary or artistic text of the medieval, modern and contemporary age, and to use interpretation tools of a historical, geographic or anthropological type. The curricula rely on a solid base of 8 common courses (12 credits each: ). Related and integrative activities cover a wide range of scientific sectors. Thus, the course provides undergraduates with diversified professional profiles, enabling them to make coherent decisions with respect to their further studies.
Profile: Cultural expert Functions: Assistance in organizing cultural projects and events Skills: Graduates in Humanities may carry out their professional activity in public and private agencies (e.g. in the sector of cultural heritage and services, education and information, in the public communication sector and in public relations offices, as cultural experts, in the organization of cultural projects and events promoted by foundations, institutions and public and private bodies). professional opportunities: - local authorities (municipalities, provinces, regions); - sectors of cultural promotion; - research centres and literary parks; - publishing and book companies; - periodical press centres (newspapers, magazines) or basic preparation for journalistic itineraries; - humanitarian organizations - radio-television sector; - public and private institutions involved in performing arts organization Consultant for directors, screenwriters, set designers, artistic directors functions: Assistance and collaboration for directors, screenwriters, set designers, artistic directors skills: Assistance to professionals in the field of performing arts, theatrical representation including classic shows, cinema, radio and television representation etc… professional opportunities: - sectors of cultural promotion; research centres and literary parks; - radio-television sector; - public and private institutions involved in performing arts organization. Assistant in the professions of museum and library technicians functions: Assistance in the professions of museum and library technicians skills: Assistance to professionals who prepare, organize and arrange models and specimens, exhibitions and museum events; who catalogue objects and works of art including the organization and archiving of archaeological research data; who follow and advise readers in the use of catalogues, databases and indexes through which libraries are organized and which assist in searches. professional opportunities: - local authorities (municipalities, provinces, regions); - cultural promotion sectors; - research centres and literary parks; - publishing and book companies; - periodical press centres (newspapers, magazines) or basic preparation for journalistic itineraries; - radio-television sector; - public and private institutions involved in performing arts organization Experts in educational and curricular planning functions: Educational and didactic planning skills: Coordination and planning of educational and curricular activities in specific training centres or, directly, in companies and organizations, preparation of admission tests professional opportunities: - local authorities (municipalities, provinces, regions); - sectors of cultural promotion; - research centres and literary parks; - public and private training institutions - humanitarian organizations
To obtain the degree, students must have acquired 180 credits including those relating to the final examination. The final test has the objective of assessing the level of maturity and critical skills of the undergraduate, with respect to learning and to the acquired knowledge, on completion of the activities provided by the course syllabus. The final examination consists of a written test, in accordance with the rules fixed every year by the Degree Course Regulations for the final examination, respecting and consistent to the calendar, the ministerial requirements and to the relevant Guidelines of the University.

course outline
Teachings first year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
04438 - ITALIAN LITERATURE Details CARTA (PA) JOSSA (PA) 12.0 1 V A, B L-FIL-LET/10
07061 - GREEK HISTORY Details SAMMARTANO (PA) 12.0 1 V B L-ANT/02
20728 - FOREIGN LANGUAGE LABORATORY - EQUIVALENT TO LEVEL B1 3.0 1 G E
21871 - LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS WORKSHOP 3.0 1 G F
14044 - GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE I Details COZZO (PO) 12.0 2 V A L-FIL-LET/02
20758 - ELEMENTS OF ITALIAN LINGUISTICS Details CASTIGLIONE (PO) MATRANGA (PO) 6.0 2 V B L-FIL-LET/12
21457 - PRINCIPLES OF LATIN LANGUAGE AND CIVILISATION Details BIANCO (PA) MARCHESE (PA) 6.0 2 V B L-FIL-LET/04
Teachings second year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
03750 - GLOTTOLOGY Details BARTOLOTTA (PO) 12.0 1 V A L-LIN/01
04061 - ELEMENTS OF CLASSICAL PHILOLOGY Details DI MARIA (PA) 6.0 1 V C L-FIL-LET/05
21881 - ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND TEXTUALITY Details PINELLO (RD) CASTIGLIONE (PO) 6.0 1 V B L-FIL-LET/12
07088 - ROMAN HISTORY Details CASELLA (RD) 12.0 2 V B L-ANT/03
14046 - GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE II Details GRIMAUDO (PA) 12.0 2 V B L-FIL-LET/02
17170 - LATIN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE I Details MARCHESE (PA) CASAMENTO (PO) 12.0 2 V
LATIN LANGUAGE AD LITERATURE I - MODULE B BIANCO (PA) MARCHESE (PA) 6.0 A L-FIL-LET/04
LATIN LANGUAGE AD LITERATURE I - MODULE A MARCHESE (PA) CASAMENTO (PO) 6.0 A L-FIL-LET/04
Teachings third year
credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
01403 - CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY Details PORTALE (PO) 9.0 1 V B L-ANT/07
03604 - GEOGRAPHY Details GIUBILARO (RD) 12.0 1 V A M-GGR/01
14047 - LATIN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE II Details MARCHESE (PA) CASAMENTO (PO) 6.0 1 V B L-FIL-LET/04
05917 - FINAL EXAMINATION 3.0 2 V E
Optional subjects 12.0 C
Optional subjects II 12.0 B
Free subjects 12.0 D
Elective activities
Optional subjects II credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
07068 - MEDIEVAL HISTORY Details MINEO (PO) 12.0 1 V B M-STO/01
06715 - CONTEMPORARY HISTORY Details DI FIGLIA (PA) 12.0 2 V B M-STO/04
07079 - MODERN HISTORY Details FAVARO' (PO) 12.0 2 V B M-STO/02
Optional subjects credits Term Val. Area Scientific sector
04596 - MODERN GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Details CARACAUSI (PA) 12.0 1 V C L-LIN/20
05613 - GENERAL PEDAGOGY Details MALTESE (PA) 6.0 1 V C M-PED/01
10696 - RHETORIC Details PIAZZA (PO) 6.0 1 V C M-FIL/05
00875 - BYZANTINE HISTORY(*) Details ROGNONI (PA) 6.0 2 V C L-FIL-LET/07
09226 - ITALIAN LITERATURE II Details DI GESU' (PA) 12.0 2 V C L-FIL-LET/10
19408 - CLASSIC TEXTS TRADITION Details DI MARIA (PA) 12.0 2 V C L-FIL-LET/05
Explaination
Term Term/Semester
Val. Valutation: V = mark in 30/30, G = note
(*) Teaching attended in english
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