Modern Greek Course Catalog

1101 Elementary Modern Greek I (U 5)

Introduces students to the language, covering the basic skills of reading, understanding and writing (Autumn semester).  Not open to native speakers, or to students with 3 or more years of study in high school, except by permission of instructor.  Prereq:  Not open to students with credit for 102. This course is available for EM credit.
GE Foreign Language
Quarter Equivalent:  Entirety of 101 Elementary Modern Greek I (U 5) and first half of 102 Elementary Modern Greek II (U 5)

1102 Intermediate Modern Greek I (U 5)

Offers intensive study of grammar and syntax, with extensive oral and written practice (Spring semester).
Not open to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit. Prereq: 1101. Not open to students with credit for 103.  This course is available for EM credit.
GE Foreign Language
Quarter Equivalent:  Second half of 102 Elementary Modern Greek II (U 5) and first half of 103 Intermediate Modern Greek I (U 5)

1103 Intermediate Modern Greek II (U 3)

Continues the 1101-1102 sequence. The course helps students expand their vocabulary and improve their fluency in speaking the language (Autumn only).  Not open to native speakers of this language through regular course enrollment or EM credit. Prereq: 1102.  Not open to students with credit for 104.  This course is available for EM credit.
GE Foreign Language
Quarter Equivalent:  104 Intermediate Modern Greek II (U 5)

2000 Athens: The Modern City (U 3)

The history and culture of modern Athens. The way events such as wars and migration transformed the urban fabric of the city. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 200.
GE Cultures and Ideas; Diversity Global Studies
Quarter Equivalent:  200 Athens: The Modern City (U 5)

2100 Greece and Beyond: The Crossing of Borders through Film (U 3)

Examines cross-cultural encounters between the Greeks and other peoples as depicted in film.
GE Cultures and Ideas; Diversity Global Studies

2193 Individual Studies (U 1-3)

Individual Studies.  Prereq:  1103 or equiv, or permission of instructor.  Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs or 12 completions.  This course is graded S/U.
Quarter Equivalent: 293 Individual Studies (U 1-3)

2194 Group Studies (U 1-3)

Topics in Modern Greek studies.  Prereq: Permission of instructor.  Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs or 9 completions.  
Quarter Equivalent: 294 Group Studies (U 1-5)

2240 Travels to Greece: The Search for a Cultural Ideal (U 3)

Starting in antiquity and ending in today's mass tourism and global migration, the course will introduce students to the phenomenon of travels to Greece. It will examine the reasons people have gone to Greece over the ages an why they have turned Greece into travel ideal.
GE Cultures and Ideas

2240H Honors Travels to Greece: The Search for a Cultural Ideal (U 3)

Considers the phenomenon of travel to Greece through the centuries.
GE Cultures and Ideas

2367 Issues in Greek-American Society and Culture (U 3)

Exploration of representative features of Greek-American culture and reflection on the social diversity in the United States. Prereq: English 110, 111 or equiv. Sophomore standing.  Not open to students with credit for 367.
GE Level 2 Writing and Communication; Social Diversity in the United States
Quarter Equivalent:  367 Issues in Greek-American Society and Culture (U 5)

2410 Culture of Contemporary Greece (U 3)

A general survey of socio-cultural trends and issues in modern Greece through close analysis of literature and the other arts. Not open to students with credit for 241. 
GE: Cultures and Ideas; Diversity Global Studies
Quarter Equivalent: 241 Culture of Contemporary Greece (U 5)

2410H Honors Culture of Contemporary Greece (U 3)

Explores in depth socio-cultural trends and issues in modern Greece through close analysis of literature and the other arts. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 241H.
GE: Cultures and Ideas; Diversity Global Studies
Quarter Equivalent: 241H Culture of Contemporary Greece (U 5)
Greece: Honors Study Abroad: Athens

2680 Folklore of Contemporary Greece (U 3)

A general survey of socio-cultural trends and issues in modern Greece through close examination of ethnographies and other folk expressions.  Not open to students with credit for 268.
GE for Visual and Performing Arts; Diversity Global Studies
Quarter Equivalent:  268 Folklore of Contemporary Greece (U 5)

3570 CLLC Radio (U 3 cr)

Student partners prepare 3 target language broadcasts, each 1 hour in length. Broadcasts stream live over the Internet, then become podcast for public use. Student "DJs" conduct target language research on radio broadcast history and at least 15 thematic topics and related music that interests them.  Students choose their music and content with approval and guidelines, then produce scripts. Prereq: Permission of instructor.

3710 Modern Greek Literature in Translation (U 3)

Review of the Modern Greek literary tradition of the last two centuries through representative works and from a theoretical perspective. Prereq: Junior or Senior standing. Not open to students with credit for 371. 
GE Literature and Diversity Global Studies
Quarter Equivalent: 371 Modern Greek Literature in Translation (U 5)

4001 Advanced Modern Greek I (U 3)

Introduces journalism, literary prose, and media. Students practice discussion and composition.  Prereq: 1103.  Not open to students with credit for 401.
Quarter Equivalent: 401 Advanced Modern Greek I (U 5)

4002 Advanced Modern Greek II (U 3)

Completes the language sequence. Students develop translation skills and continue practicing conversation and composition.  Prereq: 4001. Not open to students with credit for 402.
Quarter Equivalent: 402 Advanced Modern Greek II (U 5)

4998 Honors Research (U 1-3)

A program of study arranged for each student. Prereq: St standing, and permission of instructor.  Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs or 3 completions.  This course is graded S/U.

Quarter Equivalent: 783H Honors Research (U 3-5)

4998H Honors Research (U 1-3)

A program of study arranged for each student.  Prereq: Honors standing, and St standing, and permission of instructor.  Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs or 3 completions.  This course is graded S/U.
Quarter Equivalent: 783H Honors Research (U 3-5)

4999 Thesis Research (U 1-6)

A program of study leading to the writing of a thesis and an oral defense that will integrate the experience of earlier courses in Modern Greek. Prereq: Jr standing or above, and enrollment in Modern Greek Major; or permission of instructor or department. Repeatable to a maximum of 18 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U. 
Quarter Equivalent: 783H Honors Research (U 3-5)

4999H Honors Thesis Research (U 1-6)

A program of study leading to the writing of a thesis and an oral defense that will integrate the experience of earlier courses in Modern Greek. Prereq: Honors standing, Jr standing or above, and enrollment in Modern Greek Major; or permission of instructor or department. Repeatable to a maximum of 18 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U. 
Quarter Equivalent: 783H Honors Research (U 3-5)

5000 Modern Greek Language and Literature (U/G 3)

Literary texts illustrating Greek culture are the basis for discussion and exercises in vocabulary expansion, grammar, syntax, prose composition, and aural comprehension.  Au, Sp Sems.  Prereq: 4002 (402), or grad standing, or permission of instructor

5010 Advanced Studies in Modern Greek Language and Culture (U/G 1-3)

Sequel to 4002, giving students the opportunity to continue their studies on an individual and group basis in a structured way with the ultimate goal of achieving bilingualism in speaking, understanding, reading, and writing.  Prereq: 4002 with a grade of B or above, and permission of instructor or department chair.  Repeatable to a maximum of 27 cr hrs or 9 completions.

5193 Individual Studies (U/G 1-3)

Individual Studies.  Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs or 12 completions.  This course is graded S/U.
Quarter Equivalent: 693 Individual Studies (U/G 1-6)

5194 Group Studies (U/G 1-3)

Group Studies.  Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs or 12 completions.  This course is graded S/U.
Quarter Equivalent: 694 Group Studies (U/G 1-6)

5210 Studies in Modern Greek Literature (U/G 1-3)

Advanced study of specific literary periods, figures, and/or topics, involving extensive reading and discussion of appropriate primary and secondary source materials.  Prereq: 3 cr hrs of MdrnGrk literature at the 5000 level or equiv.  Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs. 
Quarter Equivalent: 721 Studies in Modern Greek Literature (U/G 5)

5510 Contemporary Greek Prose (U/G 3)

Reading and analysis of short stories and novels representative of major developments and trends in Greek prose of the 19th and 20th centuries.  Prereq: 4002.  Not open to students with credit for 651.
Quarter Equivalent: 651 Contemporary Greek Prose (U/G 5)

5520 Contemporary Greek Poetry (U/G 3)

Reading and analysis of short and longer poems representative of major developments and trends in Greek poetry of the 19th and 20th centuries.  Prereq: 5510.  Not open to students with credit for 652.
Quarter Equivalent:  652 Contemporary Greek Poetry (U/G 5)

5797 Study at a Foreign Institution (U/G 1-9)

An opportunity for students to study at a foreign institution and receive Ohio State credit for that work.
Students will pay Ohio State fees and any fees in excess of Ohio State tuition, as well as all travel and subsistence costs.  Prereq: Permission of dept chairperson.  Repeatable to a maximum of 27 cr hrs or 27 completions.  This course is progress graded.
Quarter Equivalent: 697 Study at a Foreign University (U/G 1-15)

8110 Seminar (G 3)

Advanced study of specific topic, involving extensive reading and discussion of appropriate primary and secondary source materials. Prereq: Permission of instructor.  Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs.
Quarter Equivalent: 811 Seminar in Modern Greek Studies (G 5)

8999 Research in Modern Greek (G 1-3)

Research for dissertation purposes only. Prereq: Permission of instructor.  Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs or 9 completions.  This course is graded S/U.
Quarter Equivalent: 998 Research in Modern Greek (G 1-10)

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