Greek

  • Department Information

    Greek

    Department of Classical Studies

    Julie Laskaris, Chair
    Professor Simpson
    Associate Professors Baughan, Damer, Laskaris, Stevenson
    Assistant Professor Gunkel

  • Major

    The Greek Major

    Note: A grade of not less than C- (1.70) is required in all coursework comprising the major.

    10 units, including

    Two units, selected from

    CLSC 301 Greek Art and Archaeology

    CLSC 306 The Classical Tradition (or approved CLSC substitute)

    HIST 221 Classical Greece or HIST 222 Hellenistic Greece and Republican Rome or HIST 223 The Roman Empire

    GREK 498 Major Seminar

    Seven units of Greek electives

    Note: A minimum of two years of Latin is recommended for students intending to pursue graduate study.

  • Minor

    The Greek Minor

    Note: A grade of not less than C- (1.7) is required in all coursework comprising the minor.

    Six units of Greek with at least two units at the 300 or 400 level.

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Courses

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  • GREK 101 Elementary Greek

    Units: 1

    Description

    Introduction to ancient Greek language and culture.

  • GREK 102 Elementary Greek

    Units: 1

    Description

    Introduction to ancient Greek language and culture.

    Prerequisites

    Greek 101.

  • GREK 201 Intermediate Greek

    Units: 1

    Description

    Continued study of ancient Greek language and culture plus selected readings.

    Prerequisites

    Greek 102.

  • GREK 202 Intermediate Greek

    Units: 1

    Fulfills General Education Requirement (COM2)

    Description

    Continued study of ancient Greek language and culture plus selected readings.

    Prerequisites

    Greek 201.

  • GREK 301 Greek Epic

    Units: 1

    Description

    Readings from the "Iliad" and "Odyssey."

    Prerequisites

    Greek 202 or permission of department.

  • GREK 302 Greek Drama

    Units: 1

    Description

    Readings from Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides.

    Prerequisites

    Greek 202 or permission of department.

  • GREK 303 Greek Historiography

    Units: 1

    Description

    Readings from Herodotus and Thucydides.

    Prerequisites

    Greek 202 or permission of department.

  • GREK 304 Greek Philosophical Prose

    Units: 1

    Description

    Readings from Plato and Aristotle.

    Prerequisites

    Greek 202 or permission of department.

  • GREK 310 Ancient Drama in Performance

    Units: 1

    Fulfills General Education Requirement FSVP

    Description

    Study of Greek or Latin drama through performance of selected scenes in the original language. Students enroll in either Greek 310 or Latin 310 and focus their work scenes in one language. Readings in translation and of the scholarship on ancient drama and its staging will provide a fuller understanding of the genre and its cultural context. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

    Prerequisites

    Greek 202.

  • GREK 398 Selected Topics

    Units: 1

    Description

    Topics or themes in Greek literature. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

    Prerequisites

    Greek 202 or permission of department.

  • GREK 406 Summer Undergraduate Research

    Units: 0

    Description

    Documentation of the work of students who receive summer fellowships to conduct research [or produce a creative arts project] in the summer. The work must take place over a minimum of 8 weeks, the student must engage in the project full-time (at least 40 hours per week) during this period, and the student must be the recipient of a fellowship through the university. Graded S/U.

    Prerequisites

    Approval for summer Arts and Sciences fellowship by faculty mentor

  • GREK 498 Major Seminar

    Units: 1

    Description

    Required of all majors. Methodologies appropriate to Greek studies and the writing of a research paper.

    Prerequisites

    Permission of department.

  • GREK 499 Independent Study

    Units: .5-1

    Description

    Content suited to the requirements and interests of student, chosen by student and faculty director in advance of the semester in which the independent study is to be done.

    Prerequisites

    Permission of department.