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Course ID:GREK 1001. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Greek I
Course
Description:
The grammar, reading, and translation of Classical Attic Greek.
Athena Title:ELEMENTARY GREEK I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GREK 2050
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 1002. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Greek II
Course
Description:
The grammar, reading, and translation of Classical Attic Greek, continued from Elementary Greek I.
Athena Title:ELEMENTARY GREEK II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GREK 2060
Prerequisite:GREK 1001
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 2001. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Greek I
Course
Description:
Review of Classical Attic Greek grammar, as needed, plus selected readings in Herodotus and Euripides.
Athena Title:Intermediate Greek I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GREK 2001W
Prerequisite:GREK 1002 or GREK 2060
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 2001W. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Greek I
Course
Description:
Review of Classical Attic Greek grammar, as needed, plus selected readings in Herodotus and Euripides.
Athena Title:INTERMEDIATE GRK I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GREK 2001
Nontraditional Format:This version of the course will be taught as writing intensive, which means that the course will include substantial and ongoing writing assignments that a) relate clearly to course learning; b) teach the communication values of a discipline—for example, its practices of argument, evidence, credibility, and format; and c) prepare students for further writing in their academic work, in graduate school, and in professional life. The written assignments will result in a significant and diverse body of written work (the equivalent of 6000 words or 25 pages) and the instructor (and/or the teaching assistant assigned to the course) will be closely involved in student writing, providing opportunities for feedback and substantive revision.
Prerequisite:GREK 1002 or GREK 2060 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 2002. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Greek II
Course
Description:
Selected readings in Homer and Plato.
Athena Title:INTERMEDIATE GRK II
Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 2003. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Greek
Course
Description:
Introduction to reading Greek literature through selected major authors (prose, poetry, or both) and, as needed, review of Classical Attic Greek grammar.
Athena Title:Intermediate Greek
Prerequisite:GREK 1002 or GREK 2060 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 2050. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intensive Elementary Greek I
Course
Description:
The pronunciation, grammar, reading, and translation of Classical Attic Greek.
Athena Title:INTENSIVE GREEK I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GREK 1001
Corequisite:GREK 2060
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 2060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intensive Elementary Greek II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Intensive Elementary Greek I.
Athena Title:INTENSIVE GRK II
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GREK 1002
Corequisite:GREK 2050
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4010/6010. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Homer
Course
Description:
Selections from the Iliad and/or the Odyssey.
Athena Title:Homer
Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4020/6020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Hesiod
Course
Description:
Study of Hesiod's two surviving poems, the Theogony and the Works and Days, with special attention to the relationship of his language and religious thinking to that of Homer.
Athena Title:Hesiod
Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4030/6030. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Greek Lyric Poets
Course
Description:
Selected Greek elegy and lyric, with attention to its political and social background, and to the relation of these literary types to epic and dramatic poetry.
Athena Title:Greek Lyric Poets
Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4040/6040. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Herodotus and Thucydides
Course
Description:
The Persian and Peloponnesian wars through selected readings.
Athena Title:Herodotus and Thucydides
Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4050/6050. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Aeschylus
Course
Description:
Aeschylus' plays, with emphasis on his theology and special uses of the Greek language.
Athena Title:Aeschylus
Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4055/6055. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Greek Tragedy
Course
Description:
Selected plays from the tragedies and satyr plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, with emphasis on dramatic style and the treatment of social, political, and religious themes.
Athena Title:Greek Tragedy
Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4060/6060. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Sophocles
Course
Description:
Sophocles' plays, with emphasis on the poet's religious and humanistic values and his dramatic style.
Athena Title:Sophocles
Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4070/6070. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Euripides
Course
Description:
Euripides' plays, with emphasis on the poet's dramatic style and his treatment of social, political, and religious themes.
Athena Title:Euripides
Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4080/6080. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Aristophanes
Course
Description:
Selected comedies of Aristophanes. Emphasis is placed on language, style, and thought, and on the generic characteristics of Greek Old Comedy.
Athena Title:Aristophanes
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GREK 4080W
Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4080W. 3 hours.
Course Title:Aristophanes
Course
Description:
Selected comedies of Aristophanes. Emphasis is placed on language, style, and thought, and on the generic characteristics of Greek Old Comedy.
Athena Title:Aristophanes
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GREK 4080, GREK 6080
Nontraditional Format:This version of the course will be taught as writing intensive, which means that the course will include substantial and ongoing writing assignments that a) relate clearly to course learning; b) teach the communication values of a discipline—for example, its practices of argument, evidence, credibility, and format; and c) prepare students for further writing in their academic work, in graduate school, and in professional life. The written assignments will result in a significant and diverse body of written work (the equivalent of 6000 words or 25 pages) and the instructor (and/or the teaching assistant assigned to the course) will be closely involved in student writing, providing opportunities for feedback and substantive revision.
Prerequisite:GREK 2002 or permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:RELI(GREK) 4089/6089. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Biblical Greek
Course
Description:
Students will read through selections from the Greek New Testament or Septuagint in Greek. While attention will be given to issues of interpretation, the course will focus on Greek translation, grammar, and syntax.
Athena Title:BIBLICAL GREEK
Undergraduate Prerequisite:(GREK 1001 and 1002) or (GREK 2050 and 2060)
Graduate Prerequisite:(GREK 1001 and 1002) or (GREK 2050 and 2060) or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4090/6090. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Readings: Plato
Course
Description:
The dialogues of Plato. Emphasis is placed on the language, style, and philosophical thought of Plato.
Athena Title:Advanced Readings: Plato
Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4100/6100. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Attic Orators
Course
Description:
Orations drawn from the works of Demosthenes, Lysias, and Aeschines, with emphasis on the function and techniques of persuasion in oratory and on the political and social contexts of these orations.
Athena Title:Attic Orators
Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK(LATN)(LING) 4150/6150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin
Course
Description:
The positions of Greek and Latin within the Indo-European language family with special attention to the phonological evolution of both Greek and Latin from Proto-Indo-European.
Athena Title:COMP GRAM GK AND LT
Undergraduate Prerequisite:LATN 3010 or GREK 2002 or permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Pass on Classics Department Greek or Latin proficiency exam or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4200/6200. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Readings in Selected Greek Authors
Course
Description:
Selected Greek authors to be chosen according to the interests of students and instructor.
Athena Title:Selected Greek Authors
Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4205/6205. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Readings in Selected Greek Authors
Course
Description:
Selected Greek authors to be chosen according to the interests of students and instructor.
Athena Title:Readings Select Greek Authors
Undergraduate Prerequisite:GREK 2001 or GREK 2001W or GREK 2003 or permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 4800/6800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Greek Prose Composition
Course
Description:
Systematic study and review of advanced Greek grammar through translation exercises from English into Greek.
Athena Title:Greek Prose Composition
Prerequisite:One GREK 4000-level course or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 5001E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Reading Greek Prose
Course
Description:
Reading Greek prose develops and enhances the student’s ability to translate works of several authors typically encountered by undergraduate major courses. Authors typically covered include Xenophon, Lysias, Herodotus, and Plato.
Athena Title:READING GREEK PROSE
Nontraditional Format:The course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 5002E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Reading Greek Poetry
Course
Description:
Develops and enhances the student’s ability to translate works of several authors typically encountered by undergraduate major courses. Authors typically covered include Homer, Euripides, and Sophocles.
Athena Title:Reading Greek Poetry
Nontraditional Format:The course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 6300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Greek Poetry Survey
Course
Description:
The development of Greek poetry from Homer through the Hellenistic period. Epic, lyric poetry, tragedy, comedy, hymns and epigrams will be read and discussed. This course will be read in Greek.
Athena Title:GREEK POETRY SURVEY
Prerequisite:Graduate student standing or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 6400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Greek Prose Survey
Course
Description:
The development of Greek prose through the second century C.E. Philosophical, historical, medical forensic, and narrative will be read and discussed. The literature selections will be read in Greek.
Athena Title:GREEK PROSE SURVEY
Prerequisite:Graduate student standing or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GREK 7000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:GREK 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:GREK 8010. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Readings and Research in Greek Literature
Course
Description:
Intensive readings and research in Greek literature and pertinent critical readings; the topic examined will be determined by the student's prior training and interests.
Athena Title:READINGS GREEK LIT
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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