Classics Major

Classical Greek Concentration

The Classical Greek concentration requires at least 30 major credit hours (15 hours of required courses and 15 hours of elective).

Prerequisites:  Students may choose between the Greek language sequence or the Intensive Workshop, which is offered every other summer on the even year and covers the equivalent material of Greek 1101.01, 1102.01, 1103 and two 2000-level courses (19 credit hours).

Greek Language Sequence: 3 courses (13 credit hours)
Greek 1101    Elementary Greek I (5)
Greek 1102    Intermediate Greek I (5)
Greek 1103    Intermediate Greek II (3)

Greek Intensive Workshop: 2 courses (12 credit hours)
Greek 5890: Intensive Greek Workshop I (6)
Greek 5891: Intensive Greek Workshop II (6)

Required Courses (15 credit hours):  At least 5 courses (15 credit hours) at or above the 2000 level, at least 2 courses (6 credit hours) of which should be taken at or above the 5000 level from the following: 

Greek 2101  Attic Prose
Greek 2102  Homer
Greek 2103  The Greek Historians
Greek 2104  Sophocles
Greek 2110  The Greek New Testament
Greek 5011  Greek Epic
Greek 5012  Greek Hymn, Lyric, and Elegy
Greek 5013  Greek Historians
Greek 5014  Greek Drama
Greek 5015  Attic Oratory
Greek 5016  Readings in Greek Philosophy
Greek 5017  Later Greek Prose
Greek 5030  Special Topics in Greek Literature
Greek 5797  Study at a Foreign Institution (1-9)

Electives (15 credit hours):  At least 5 courses (15 credit hours) at or above the 2000 level are to be selected in consultation with and approved by the major advisor from Classical Greek or from appropriate courses in Classics, History (Ancient History), History of Art (Greek, Roman or Byzantine Art), Philosophy (Ancient Philosophy) or Theatre (Ancient History of Theatre).  *A maximum of 3 courses from outside the Department of Classics may count as electives toward the major.

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