Code and Name of the Course: AKE 101 Mythology
Course Level: Undergraduate
Type of Course: Compulsory
Course Objectives: Students are introduced to the mythological stories and legends that form the first examples of literature. Apart from its other functions (such as understanding the cosmos, explaining natural phenomena), mythology is evaluated as the literature of the ancient world. Students are expected to establish the relationship between mythology and literature through the art of storytelling. Implied meanings and thematic repetitions are taught so that students can make use of these techniques in their future studies.
Course Length: One semester
Language of Course: English
Main Teaching Methods: Lecture, classroom discussion, visual material.
Assessment Methods: Written examination, assignments, and slide identification.
Hamilton, Edith. Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes. New York: Mentor, 1982.
ECTS Credits: 5