Academic Calendar

Greek (GRK)

GRK 1010  Introduction to the Reading of Ancient Greek 1  3 cr  

Readings in Ancient Greek poetry and prose with related exercises in grammar and composition intended to prepare students to read Classical and Hellenistic Greek.

Mutually Exclusive: GRK 1030

Attributes: Humanities, Recommended Intro Courses

GRK 1020  Introduction to the Reading of Ancient Greek 2  3 cr  

Further readings in Ancient Greek poetry and prose with related exercises in grammar and composition intended to prepare students to read Classical and Hellenistic Greek. Students may not hold credit for both GRK 1020 and GRK 1030.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in GRK 1010.

Mutually Exclusive: GRK 1030

Attributes: Humanities, Recommended Intro Courses

GRK 1030  New Testament Greek  6 cr  

The grammar and syntax of New Testament Greek. Normally taught only in the Approved Teaching Centres. May be used for credit towards the Major or Minor in Greek only with written consent of department head. Students may not hold credit for GRK 1030 and any of: GRK 1010 or GRK 1020.

Mutually Exclusive: GRK 1010, GRK 1020

Attributes: Humanities, Recommended Intro Courses

GRK 1060  Introductory Modern Greek 1  3 cr  

A practical introduction to the written and spoken language for those with little or no knowledge of Modern Greek. Personal instruction in script, vocabulary, aural comprehension, pronunciation and syntax is supplemented with the use of audio recording in the laboratory or via other media such as the internet. Not for credit towards the Major or Minor in Classical Studies.

Attributes: Humanities, Recommended Intro Courses

GRK 1070  Introductory Modern Greek 2  3 cr  

The continuation of GRK 1060 with further personal instruction in vocabulary, aural comprehension, pronunciation and syntax supplemented with the use of audio recordings in the laboratory or via other media such as the internet. Not for credit towards the Major or Minor in Classical Studies.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in GRK 1060] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities, Recommended Intro Courses

GRK 2060  Intermediate Modern Greek 1  3 cr  

Continued study and practice in oral and written communication in Modern Greek. Course work includes conversation, prose composition and reading of selected texts from Greek literary works and popular media. Not for credit towards a Major or Minor in Classical Studies.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in GRK 1070] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 2070  Intermediate Modern Greek 2  3 cr  

Continued study and practice in oral and written communication in Modern Greek. Course work includes conversation, prose composition and reading of selected texts from Greek literary works and popular media. Not for credit towards a Major or Minor in Classical Studies.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2060] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 2700  Intermediate Readings in Ancient Greek  3 cr  

Further readings in ancient Greek poetry and prose with related exercises in grammar and composition intended to advance the student's skill at reading Classical and Hellenistic Greek. Students may not hold credit for both GRK 2700 and the former GRK 1310.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in GRK 1020 or GRK 1030.

Equiv To: GRK 1310

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 2710  The Acts of the Apostles  3 cr  

The complete Book of Acts is read in Greek with attention to related textual, linguistic and historical matters. Students may not hold credit for both GRK 2710 and the former GRK 1330.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2700 or the former GRK 1310] or written consent of department head.

Equiv To: GRK 1330

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 2732  Readings in Greek Poetry  3 cr  

Readings from the works of selected poets of the Archaic and Classical periods. Students may not hold credit for both GRK 2732 and the former GRK 2730.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2700 or the former GRK 1310.

Equiv To: GRK 2730

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 2752  Readings in Greek Prose Literature  3 cr  

Readings from the works of selected prose authors of the Classical period. Students may not hold credit for both GRK 2752 and the former GRK 2750.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2700 or the former GRK 1310.

Equiv To: GRK 2750

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 2770  Greek Prose Composition and Sight Translation  3 cr  

Assignments in writing Greek prose and practice in the techniques for effective reading of prose and poetry at sight.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2700 or the former GRK 1310.

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 2790  History of the Greek Language  3 cr  

A survey of the language from its Indo-European pre-history to the modern era. The phonological, morphological and lexical aspects of the language are investigated in the light of Greek literary and inscriptional documents and some comparative evidence from cognate languages.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2700 or the former GRK 1310] or [a working knowledge of Modern Greek and written consent of department head].

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 2810  Prose Writings of the Hellenistic and Greco-Roman Periods  3 cr  

Reading of selected literary and historical documents relating to Judaism and early Christianity.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in any of: GRK 2700 or GRK 2710 or the former GRK 1310 or the former GRK 1330.

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 3750  Homer  3 cr  

At least three complete books of the Iliad or Odyssey are read with attention to compositional technique and metre.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2732 or GRK 2752 or the former GRK 2730 or the former GRK 2750] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 3770  Greek Poetry of the Archaic Period  3 cr  

Reading of selections from Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns and such lyric poets as Sappho, Alcaeus, Anacreon, Pindar and Bacchylides.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2732 or GRK 2752 or the former GRK 2730 or the former GRK 2750] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 3790  The Greek Tragedians  3 cr  

Reading of at least one tragedy from among those of Aeschylus, Sophocies or Euripides.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2732 or GRK 2752 or the former GRK 2730 or the former GRK 2750] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 3810  Aristophanes  3 cr  

Reading of at least one complete comedy.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2732 or GRK 2752 or the former GRK 2730 or the former GRK 2750] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 3830  The Greek Historians  3 cr  

Selected readings from the works of Herodotus and Thucydides and/or the historical works of Xenophon.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2732 or GRK 2752 or the former GRK 2730 or the former GRK 2750] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 3850  Plato  3 cr  

Readings of two of the shorter dialogues or of selections from several dialogues.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2732 or GRK 2752 or the former GRK 2730 or the former GRK 2750] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 3870  The Attic Orators  3 cr  

Readings from the works of such orators as Isocrates, Lysias and Demosthenes.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2732 or GRK 2752 or the former GRK 2730 or the former GRK 2750] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 3930  Advanced Studies in Greek Prose Literature  3 cr  

Readings in a particular genre such as philosophy, history, or rhetoric with substantial reading in secondary critical or interpretive literature. The course content may vary. Students can earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2732 or GRK 2752 or the former GRK 2730 or the former GRK 2750 or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

GRK 3940  Advanced Studies in Greek Poetry  3 cr  

Readings in a particular genre such as epic, tragedy, comedy, lyric or epigram with substantial reading in secondary critical or interpretive literature. The course content may vary. Students can earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in GRK 2732 or GRK 2752 or the former GRK 2730 or the former GRK 2750 or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities