Greek (GREK)

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Course numbers with the # symbol included (e.g. #400) have not been taught in the last 3 years.

GREK 401 - Elementary Classical Greek I

Credits: 4

Grammar, simple composition, and translation. For students without previous training in Greek. Special fee.

GREK 402 - Elementary Classical Greek II

Credits: 4

Grammar, simple composition, and translation. For students without previous training in Greek. Special fee.

Attributes: Foreign Language Requirement

GREK 403 - Elementary Modern Greek I

Credits: 4

Aural-oral practice and the study of fundamental speech patterns, reading, and writing to achieve a firm basis for an active command of the language. (No credit for students who have had two or more years of modern Greek in secondary school.) Special fee.

GREK 404 - Elementary Modern Greek II

Credits: 4

Aural-oral practice and the study of fundamental speech patterns, reading, and writing to achieve a firm basis for an active command of the language. (No credit for students who have had two or more years of modern Greek in secondary school.) Special fee.

Attributes: Foreign Language Requirement

GREK 503 - Intermediate Classical Greek I

Credits: 4

Readings from Xenophon, Plato, Herodotus, Euripides, and the New Testament. Prereq: GREK 402. Special fee.

Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery); Foreign Culture GP 5

GREK 504 - Intermediate Classical Greek II

Credits: 4

Readings from Xenophon, Plato, Herodotus, Euripides, and the New Testament. Prereq: GREK 402. Special fee.

Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery); Foreign Culture GP 5

GREK 505 - Intermediate Modern Greek I

Credits: 4

Short selections from modern Greek literature with grammar review and oral practice. Readings from such authors as Solomos, Cavafy, Palamas, Kazantzakis, Venezis, Myrivilis, Seferis, and Elytis. Prereq: GREK 404 or equivalent. Special fee.

Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery); Foreign Culture GP 5

GREK 506 - Intermediate Modern Greek II

Credits: 4

Short selections from modern Greek literature with grammar review and oral practice. Readings from such authors as Solomos, Cavafy, Palamas, Kazantzakis, Venezis, Myrivilis, Seferis, and Elytis. Prereq: GREK 404 or equivalent. Special fee.

Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery); Foreign Culture GP 5

GREK 595 - Directed Reading in Greek

Credits: 2 or 4

Independent study of a classical, Byzantine, or modern Greek author. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits. Prereq: GREK 503, GREK 504, GREK 505, and GREK 506, or equivalent. Special fee.

GREK 596 - Directed Reading in Greek

Credits: 2 or 4

Independent study of a classical, Byzantine, or modern Greek author. May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits. Prereq: GREK 503, GREK 504, GREK 505, and GREK 506, or equivalent. Special fee.

GREK 635 - Third Year Modern Greek I

Credits: 4

Rapid review of basic grammatical structures and in-depth study of more complex linguistic patterns. Vocabulary building. Frequent compositions and oral presentations using materials on contemporary culture and literary texts as well as various media. Students develop oral/aural skills in lab and class. Prereq: GREK 505 and GREK 506; or GREK 595 and GREK 596 (if approved) with a grade of C or better. Special fee.

GREK 636 - Third Year Modern Greek II

Credits: 4

Rapid review of basic grammatical structures and in-depth study of more complex linguistic patterns. Vocabulary building. Frequent compositions and oral presentations using materials on contemporary culture and literary texts as well as various media. Students develop oral/aural skills in lab and class. Prereq: GREK 505 and GREK 506; or GREK 595 and GREK 596 (if approved) with a grade of C or better. Special fee.

GREK 751 - Homer and the Archaic Period

Credits: 4

Readings from the Iliad, the Odyssey, the Homeric hymns, Hesiod, Pindar, and the lyric poets. Prereq: permission. Special fee.

GREK 753 - Advanced Study in Athenian Literature

Credits: 4

A) Aeschylus, B) Sophocles, C) Euripides, D) Aristophanes, E) Herodotus, F) Thucydides, G) Xenophon, H) Plato, I) Aristotle, J) Lysias, K) Demosthenes, L) Isocrates. Major Attic authors from the Battle of Marathon to the death of Alexander the Great. Prereq: permission. Special fee. Each special topic may be repeated two times for up to eight credits.

GREK 754 - Advanced Study in Athenian Literature

Credits: 4

A) Aeschylus, B) Sophocles, C) Euripides, D) Aristophanes, E) Herodotus, F) Thucydides, G) Xenophon, H) Plato, I) Aristotle, J) Lysias, K) Demosthenes, L) Isocrates. Major Attic authors from the Battle of Marathon to the death of Alexander the Great. Prereq: permission. Special fee. Each special topic may be repeated two times for up to eight credits.

GREK 795 - Special Studies

Credits: 4

A) Pre-Socratic Philosophers; B) Hellenistic Greek Authors; C) Menander; D) Callimachus; E) Apollonius of Rhodes; F) Theocritus; G) Polybius; H) Greek Authors of the Roman Empire; I) Plutarch; J) Septuagint; K) New Testament; L) Greek Church Fathers; M) Byzantine Authors; N) Spoken Greek O) Advanced Greek Composition; P) Introduction to Classical Scholarship; Q) Greek Epigraphy; R) Greek Dialects; S) Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin; T) Homer: A Linguistic Analysis; U) Greek Institutions; V) Paleography and Textual Criticism. Topics selected by instructor and student in conference. Prereq: permission. Special fee. Writing intensive. Each special topic may be repeated two times for up to eight credits.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

GREK 796 - Special Studies

Credits: 4

A) Pre-Socratic Philosophers; B) Hellenistic Greek Authors; C) Menander; D) Callimachus; E) Apollonius of Rhodes; F) Theocritus; G) Polybius; H) Greek Authors of the Roman Empire; I) Plutarch; J) Septuagint; K) New Testament; L) Greek Church Fathers; M) Byzantine Authors; N) Spoken Greek O) Advanced Greek Composition; P) Introduction to Classical Scholarship; Q) Greek Epigraphy; R) Greek Dialects; S) Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin; T) Homer: A Linguistic Analysis; U) Greek Institutions; V) Paleography and Textual Criticism. Topics selected by instructor and student in conference. Prereq: permission. Special fee. Writing intensive. Each special topic may be repeated two times for up to eight credits.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course