Classical Literature World Literature






GRK 111-112. Beginning Greek I and II (3 hours)
Open to students with little or no previous instruction in Greek, this sequence enables students to attain a fundamental competency in Hellenistic Greek grammar and to build a basic Greek vocabulary drawn from The Greek New Testament. The courses focus on the mastery of fundamental elements of Greek grammar and vocabulary, the use of Greek language tools, and the translation of selected readings from the Greek New Testament.

GRK 251. Intermediate Greek (3 hours)
Prerequisite: successful completion or exemption from GRK 111-112. This course is designed to further students’ competency in Hellenistic Greek grammar and vocabulary through an intensive study of selected texts from the Greek New Testament. Attention will also be given to the history of the Greek language and to classical, Hellenistic, and Byzantine Greek culture and literature.

GRK 253S-353S. Greek Studies Abroad
(Variable credit; up to 9 hours) Prerequisite: completion of Greek 112 or consent of the instructor. Study abroad in Greece with emphasis on one or more of the following areas: Greek language, Greek literature, Greek archaeology (including inscriptions), classical history and literature.

GRK 385. Special Topics in Greek (Subtitle) (3 hours) Prerequisite: consent of instructor. This course focuses on the translation of Greek texts, which may include selections Homer, the Septuagint, the New Testament, Josephus, Philo, or Pausanias. May be repeated.