Foreign Language - Greek (GRK)

GRK 101  Elementary Greek I  (3 credit hours)  

Introduction to Classical Greek. Greek alphabet, basic grammar and syntax. Readings based on Greek mythology, philosophy, and literature.

Typically offered in Fall only

GRK 102  Elementary Greek II  (3 credit hours)  

A second course in Classical Greek, continuing and expanding the work of GRK 101, and completing the study of grammar. Readings from major authors including Herodotus, Thucydides, and Xenophon.

Prerequisite: GRK 101

Typically offered in Spring only

GRK 201  Intermediate Greek I  (3 credit hours)  

Introduction to Greek prose. Emphasis upon improvement of reading skill through vocabulary acquisition and study of complex grammar. Introduction to Attic dialect through reading Plato, and Koine Greek through reading the New Testament. Examination of the importance of these works to Western literature and culture.

Prerequisite: GRK 102

Typically offered in Fall only

GRK 202  Intermediate Greek II  (3 credit hours)  

Reading in Homer's Iliad and the New Testament. Techniques of oral poetry. Study of the use of myth, and of the literary and historical significance of the Iliad. Analysis of differences between classical and Koine Greek in the New Testament.

Prerequisite: GRK 201

GEP Global Knowledge

Typically offered in Spring only

GRK 399  Directed Readings in Greek  (3 credit hours)  

Advanced Greek language course introducing students to research methods in classical studies. Readings may include Plato, Homer, Sophocles, New Testament, or others. May be taken up to two times with different readings for credit.

Prerequisite:GRK 202