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Greek Graduate Courses

<h2>GK 5010 - Beginning Greek I</h2><p>Introduction to reading classical Greek. Focus on Greek grammar and reading Greek texts adapted from classical originals.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>GK 5020 - Beginning Greek II</h2><p>Introduction to reading classical Greek, continued. Conclusion of study of elementary grammar and reading classical texts that are increasingly complex and less adapted. At completion, ready to begin reading Homer, Plato, the New Testament, or other Greek classics. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 5010</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>GK 5110 - Intermediate Greek I</h2><p>Study of short readings from ancient authors. Examples include the Platonic myths of creation (Protagoras) and of sexuality (Symposium).</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 5020</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>GK 5120 - Intermediate Greek II</h2><p>Study of intermediate-level ancient texts, typically drawn from Homer and Plato.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 5110</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>GK 5210 - Archaic Greek Poetry</h2><p>Readings in Greek epic and didactic poetry (Homer, Hesiod) and the lyric poets (Sappho, Archilochus, Anacreon, etc). Emphasis on poetic form and poet's social function.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 5120</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>GK 5220 - Greek Drama</h2><p>Reading of one or two complete Attic plays, by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes and/or Menander. Emphasis on the cultural and social place of tragedy and comedy in the Athenian democracy. Secondary readings.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 5120</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>GK 5230 - Greek Sophists and Philosophers</h2><p>Readings in Greek chiefly from Plato and the Sophists. Emphasis on the role of the authors on cultural, social, and educational transformations of the 5th century BCE.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 5120</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>GK 5240 - Greek Historians</h2><p>Readings in chiefly Greek from Herodotus and Thucydides. Comparative study of the subjects, aims, and methods of historical inquiry in the 5th century BCE.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 5120</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>GK 5260 - The Greek New Testament and the Milieu of Early Christianity</h2><p>Readings in Greek from the New Testament, the early Greek fathers, and/or non-Christian writers of interest for the study of early Christianity.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 5120</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>GK 5710 - Demotic Greek I</h2><p>Beginning demotic (modern) Greek.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>GK 5720 - Demotic Greek II</h2><p>Continuation of demotic (modern) Greek.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 5710</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>GK 5900 - Special Topics in Greek Literature</h2><p>Special topics in Greek literature, authors and genres.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 15</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>GK 5930 - Independent Study in Greek</h2><p>Independent or guided study in topics in Greek literature.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 8.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 independent study</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>