GRK: Greek

GRK 101: Intensive Elementary Modern Greek

An intensive introduction to spoken and written modern Greek, stressing pronunciation, speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing. This course is designed for students who have no prior knowledge of the language.

DEC:     S3
SBC:     LANG

6 credits

GRK 111: Elementary Ancient Greek I

An introduction to the language and culture of ancient Greece. The course focuses on grammar, syntax, and techniques of translation. Development of reading skills is stressed.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

Partially fulfills: LANG

4 credits

GRK 112: Elementary Ancient Greek II

A continuation of GRK 111: the grammar and syntax of ancient Greek, with emphasis on reading comprehension.

Prerequisite: GRK 111

DEC:     S3
SBC:     LANG

4 credits

GRK 121: Elementary Modern Greek I

An introduction to spoken and written Modern Greek, stressing pronunciation, speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing. Language Center supplements class work. The course is designed for students who have no prior knowledge of the language. Students who have had two or more years of Modern Greek in high school (or who has otherwise acquired an equivalent proficiency) may not take GRK 121 without written permission from the supervisor of the course. May not be taken for credit in addition to GRK 101.

3 credits

GRK 122: Elementary Modern Greek II

An introduction to spoken and written Modern Greek, stressing pronunciation, speaking, comprehension, reading, and writing. Language Center supplements class work. May not be taken for credit in addition to GRK 101.

Prerequisite: GRK 121

DEC:     S3
SBC:     LANG

3 credits

GRK 211: Intermediate Modern Greek I

Build proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, writing and grammar of the Greek language. Develop interpersonal, interpretive and presentational modes of communication. Explore how Greek culture influenced other Mediterranean cultures past and present. Emphasis on comparison of languages and cultures.

Prerequisite: GRK 101 or GRK 122

DEC:     S3
SBC:     GLO

3 credits

GRK 212: Intermediate Modern Greek II

Develop a functional competence in speaking, listening, reading and writing in interpersonal, interpretive and presentational modes of communication. Explore the Greek language and culture and how it integrates and compares with other languages and cultures. Focus on the use of the Greek language in both the university and global setting through different modes of media, including film, literature, music and print.

Prerequisite: GRK 211

DEC:     S3
SBC:     GLO, HUM

3 credits

GRK 321: Advanced Modern Greek I

Students learn to read, understand and interpret advanced Modern Greek texts relating to a wide variety of themes and situations. Accelerated emphasis on grammar and interpersonal and presentational conversation and composition. Advanced knowledge of the characteristics of the Modern Greek culture in regard to interpersonal relations, social and folklore life, and related topics

Prerequisite: GRK 222 or permission of instructor

SBC:     HFA+

3 credits

GRK 322: Advanced Modern Greek II

Second course in a two-semester advanced course sequence in the reading and interpretation of a wide variety of selected Modern Greek texts. Conversation, grammar and composition writing. Reading, analyzing and translating of representative literary and other texts. Completion of grammatical and syntactic points not covered in Advanced Modern Greek I. Extensive practice in interpersonal and presentational conversation.

Prerequisite: GRK 321 or permission of instructor

SBC:     HFA+

3 credits