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Greek Undergraduate Courses

<h2>GK 1110 - 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>General Education Code:</strong> 2CP</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GK 1120 - 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 1110</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> 2CP</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 4.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GK 2110 - Intermediate Greek I</h2><p>Study of intermediate-level ancient texts, typically drawn from Homer and Plato.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 1120</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> 2HL</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GK 2120 - Intermediate Greek II</h2><p>Study of intermediate-level ancient texts, typically drawn from Homer and Plato.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 2110</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> 2HL</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GK 2710 - Demotic Greek I</h2><p>Beginning demotic (modern) Greek.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GK 2720 - Demotic Greek II</h2><p>Continuation of demotic (modern) Greek.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 2710</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GK 3110 - 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 2120</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GK 3120 - 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 2120</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GK 3130 - 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 B.C.E.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 2120</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GK 3140 - Greek Historians</h2><p>Readings in Greek chiefly from Herodotus and Thucydides. Comparative study of the subjects, aims, and methods of historical inquiry in the 5th century B.C.E.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 2120</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GK 3160 - 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 2120</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GK 4900 - Special Topics in Greek Literature</h2><p>Special topics in Greek literature, authors and genres.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 2120</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>GK 4930 - Independent Study in Greek</h2><p>Independent or guided study in topics of Greek literature</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> GK 2120 or 3 years Greek</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 independent study</p>
<h2>GK 2900 - Special Topics in Greek</h2><p>Specific course content will vary with offering.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1 - 15</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 lecture</p>