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Greek (Greek)

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See World Languages and Cultures

For courses in Greek literature taught in English, see Classical Studies.

Courses primarily for undergraduate students

Greek 101. Elementary Ancient Greek I. (4-0) Cr. 4. F. Grammar and vocabulary of ancient Attic Greek, within the context of Greek culture; reading knowledge through texts adapted from classical authors. Credit by examination in the Department of World Languages and Cultures for courses numbered 101, 102, and 201 is available only to students who are not currently enrolled in the course. Credit by examination for other courses in the Department is normally not available.

Greek 102. Elementary Ancient Greek II. (4-0) Cr. 4. S. Prereq: 101. Grammar and vocabulary of ancient Attic Greek, within the context of Greek culture; reading knowledge through texts adapted from classical and later authors. Credit by examination in the Department of World Languages and Cultures for courses numbered 101, 102 and 201 is available only to students who are not currently enrolled in the course. Credit by examination for other courses in the Department is normally not available.

Greek 201. Intermediate Classical Greek. (4-0) Cr. 4. F. Prereq: 102. Emphasis on grammatical principles, composition and reading classical or Hellenistic texts. Credit by examination in the Department of World Languages and Cultures for courses numbered 101, 102 and 201 is available only to students who are not currently enrolled in the course. Credit by examination for other courses in the department is normally not available.

Greek 332. Introduction to Classical Greek Literature. (3-0) Cr. 3. S. Prereq: 201. Readings in ancient Greek Literature with emphasis on critical analysis of style, structure or thought.

Greek 441. Advanced Readings in Greek Literature. (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F. Prereq: 332. Study of individual authors or genres; intensive reading in the original supplemented by modern criticism and analysis in English. Authors and genres will vary; courses may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits each. Nonmajor graduate credit.

Greek 442. Advanced Topics in Greek Literature. (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable. S. Prereq: 332. Advanced study of authors or topics relating to Greek literature. Authors and topics will vary; courses may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits each. Nonmajor graduate credit.

Greek 490. Independent Study. Cr. 1-6. Repeatable. Prereq: 6 credits in Greek and permission of department chair. Designed to meet the needs of students who seek work in areas other than those in which courses are offered, or who desire to integrate a study of literature or language with special problems in major fields. No more than 9 credits of Greek 490 may be counted toward graduation.