Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures
Greek courses are offered to help meet G.E. and can be used toward a Minor or Special Major Classical Studies.
GRK 1A. Elementary Greek (3) (offered during the Fall Semesters)
Prerequisite: G.E. Foundation A2. An introduction to the fundamentals of Classical and New Testament Greek, with practice in reading and writing the Greek language. Background study: Greek culture and its
relevancy to the modern world. G.E. Breadth C2.
GRK 1B. Elementary Greek (3) (offered during the Spring Semesters)
Prerequisites: G.E. Foundation A2, GRK 1A or permission of instructor. Second semester course in Classical and New Testament Greek; completion
of the fundamentals of Greek grammar. Emphasis on translation practice and composition skills. Background study: Greek culture and its relevancy to the modern world. G.E. Breadth C2.
GRK 10. The Rise of Rationalism: 5th Century Athens (3)
The origins of argumentation, logic, rhetoric, inductive thinking, and the role of literature in fifth-century Athens, as reflected in selections from Plato, hucydides, Euripides, and the orators. Discussions and lectures. Conducted in English.
GRK 131T. Greek Literature
(3; max total 12 if no topic repeated)
Prerequisite: GRK 1B. Concentration on a major Classical Greek poet or prose author. Translation and discussion. Research reports on literary, historical, and textual problems.
GRK 190. Independent Study (1-3; max total 6)
See Academic Placement -- Independent Study. Approved for RP grading.