Greek (GREK)

GREK 1101. Elementary Modern Greek 1. 4 Hours.

Designed for students with very little or no prior knowledge of modern Greek, this course provides a lively introduction to basic oral expression, listening comprehension, and elementary reading and writing. Uses an instructional approach, with practical vocabulary drawn from realistic situations, and aims at good pronunciation and ease in response. Incorporates helpful information about daily life in Greece and the varied cultures within the world of Greek speakers. Uses extracurricular practice to complement class work, enable students to work aloud at their own speed, reinforce their acquisition of essential structures, and acquaint them with a vast library of audiovisual resources.

GREK 1102. Elementary Modern Greek 2. 4 Hours.

Continues GREK 1101. Reviews and continues the study of grammar and basic language skills. Offers progressively more intensive practice in oral and written communication. Uses laboratory practice to complement class work, enable students to work aloud at their own speed, reinforce their acquisition of essential structures, and acquaint them with a vast library of audiovisual resources.

GREK 1301. Elementary Greek Immersion 1. 4 Hours.

Designed for students who are in a Greek-speaking country, this is an off-campus immersion course. Offers students an opportunity to develop grammatical and conversational competence. Focuses on oral and aural skills that are enhanced by the immersion environment.

GREK 1302. Elementary Greek Immersion 2. 4 Hours.

Designed for students who are in a Greek-speaking country, this is an off-campus immersion course. Offers students an opportunity to continue to develop grammatical and conversational competence. Focuses on oral and aural skills that are enhanced by the immersion environment.

GREK 1990. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. May be repeated without limit.

GREK 2101. Intermediate Greek 1. 4 Hours.

Emphasizes further vocabulary building. Offers students an opportunity to master the fine points of grammar through written composition, prepared oral reports, and reading and discussion from contemporary Greek materials.

GREK 2102. Intermediate Greek 2. 4 Hours.

Builds on GREK 2101 and focuses on further development of vocabulary. Offers students an opportunity to continue to master the fine points of grammar through written composition, prepared oral reports, and reading and discussion from contemporary Greek materials.

GREK 2301. Intermediate Greek Immersion 1. 4 Hours.

Designed for students who are in a Greek-speaking country, this is an off-campus immersion course. Offers students an opportunity to continue to develop grammatical and conversational competence. Focuses on oral and aural skills that are enhanced by the immersion environment.

GREK 2302. Intermediate Greek Immersion 2. 4 Hours.

Designed for students who are in a Greek-speaking country, this is an off-campus immersion course. Offers students an opportunity to continue to develop grammatical and conversational competence. Focuses on oral and aural skills that are enhanced by the immersion environment.

GREK 2900. Specialized Instruction in Greek. 1-4 Hours.

Designed for individuals whose language skills are at the intermediate level and who seek specially focused language instruction. Such instruction might be the use of the language in specific settings, or it might be focused on specific conversational nuances of the language. Students must have at least an elementary level of competence in the language. May be repeated without limit.

GREK 2990. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. May be repeated without limit.

GREK 3101. Advanced Greek 1. 4 Hours.

Continues further development of vocabulary. Offers students an opportunity to continue to master grammar and conversation through advanced reading, composition, grammar review, and listening skills. Whenever possible, offers students an opportunity to engage in local community activities to enhance communication skills and cultural knowledge.

GREK 3102. Advanced Greek 2. 4 Hours.

Builds on GREK 3101 and continues further development of vocabulary. Offers students an opportunity to continue to master grammar and conversation through advanced reading, composition, grammar review, and listening skills. Whenever possible, offers students an opportunity to engage in local community activities to enhance communication skills and cultural knowledge.

GREK 3301. Advanced Greek Immersion 1. 4 Hours.

Designed for students who are in a Greek-speaking country, this is an off-campus immersion course. Offers students an opportunity to continue to develop grammatical and conversational competence.

GREK 3302. Advanced Greek Immersion 2. 4 Hours.

Designed for students who are in a Greek-speaking country, this is an off-campus immersion course. Offers students an opportunity to continue to develop grammatical and conversational competence.

GREK 3800. Special Topics in Greek. 1-4 Hours.

Focuses on a unique aspect of the Greek language. The specific topics are chosen to reflect current developments in the language and expressed student interests. Focuses on the use of the language for specific purposes or its use in specialized settings (e.g., media, business, health). Requires at least an intermediate level of skill in the language. May be repeated up to three times.

GREK 3900. Specialized Instruction in Greek. 1-4 Hours.

Designed for individuals whose language skills are at an advanced level and who seek specially focused language instruction. Such instruction might be the use of the language in specific settings, or it might be focused on specific conversational nuances of the language. Requires at least an advanced level of competence in the language. May be repeated without limit.

GREK 3990. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. May be repeated without limit.

GREK 4800. Special Topics in Greek. 1-4 Hours.

Focuses on a unique aspect of the Greek language. The specific topics are chosen to reflect current developments in the language and expressed student interests. Focuses on the use of the language for specific purposes or its use in specialized settings (e.g., media, business, health). Requires at least an advanced level of skill in the language. May be repeated up to four times.

GREK 4990. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. May be repeated without limit.

GREK 4991. Research. 4 Hours.

Offers an opportunity to conduct research under faculty supervision. May be repeated without limit.

GREK 4992. Directed Study. 1-4 Hours.

Offers students a way of going beyond work given in the regular curriculum; may also enable students to complete major or minor requirements in certain situations. Priority is given to language majors and to juniors and seniors. May be repeated without limit.

GREK 4993. Independent Study. 1-4 Hours.

Offers independent work under the direction of members of the department on a chosen topic. Course content depends on instructor. May be repeated up to three times.

GREK 5976. Directed Study. 1-4 Hours.

Offers independent work under the direction of members of the department on a chosen topic. Course content depends on instructor. May be repeated without limit.

GREK 5978. Independent Study. 1-4 Hours.

Offers independent work under the direction of members of the department on a chosen topic. Course content depends on instructor. May be repeated without limit.

GREK 6962. Elective. 1-4 Hours.

Offers elective credit for courses taken at other academic institutions. May be repeated without limit.