Greek Courses

GRK 101 Elementary Greek I

4 hours

The first course of a two-semester sequence emphasizing basic grammar, vocabulary, and syntax of ancient Greek. Translation passages are drawn from different Greek works, including the New Testament. No prerequisite.

GRK 102 Elementary Greek II

4 hours

The second course of a two-semester sequence which continues the study of ancient Greek grammar, vocabulary, and syntax. Passages are drawn from a variety of Greek works, including the New Testament. Prerequisite: GRK 101.

GRK 201 Intermediate Greek

4 hours

A review of ancient Greek grammar, vocabulary, and syntax, followed by readings in both the New Testament and classical authors. Prerequisite: GRK 102. (HEPT)

GRK 202 Readings in Greek

4 hours

Fourth-semester readings from one or more ancient Greek authors or works, such as Homer, Plato, Sophocles, and the New Testament. Prerequisite: GRK 201. (HEPT)

GRK 285/295 Directed Study

2, 4 hours

An opportunity to pursue individualized or experiential learning with a faculty member, at the sophomore level or above, either within or outside the major. GRK 285 can be taken only during January Term, GRK 295 can be taken during the fall, spring, or summer terms.

GRK 301 Advanced Greek Prose

4 hours

Prose readings chosen from a single Greek author or from a variety of authors within a particular genre. Authors and works may include Herodotus, Xenophon, Lysias, Plato, the New Testament, the Septuagint, or others. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Prerequisite: GRK 202. (HEPT)

GRK 302 Advanced Greek Poetry

4 hours

Poetry readings chosen from a single Greek author or from a variety of authors within a particular genre. Authors and works may include Homer, Hesiod, Sappho, Sophocles, Euripides, or others. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Prerequisite: GRK 202. (HEPT, W)

GRK 375 Directed Readings

1, 2, or 4 hours

Consent of instructor.

GRK 395 Independent Study

1, 2, or 4 hours

GRK 490 Senior Project

4 hours

GRK 493 Senior Honors Project

4 hours

A yearlong independent research project. Applications are completed on the Honors Program form available at the registrar's office, requiring the signatures of a faculty supervisor, the department head, the honors program director, and the registrar. Interdisciplinary projects require the signatures of two faculty supervisors. The project must be completed by the due date for senior projects. The completed project is evaluated by a review committee consisting of the faculty supervisor, another faculty member from the major department, and a faculty member from outside the major department. All projects must be presented publicly. Only projects awarded an "A-" or "A" qualify for "departmental honors" designation. The honors project fulfills the all-college senior project requirement.