Ancient Greek - GKA


The information below lists courses approved in this subject area effective Spring 2015. Not all courses will necessarily be offered these terms. Please consult the Schedule of Classes for a listing of courses offered for a specific term.

500-level courses require graduate standing.

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101 Elementary Ancient Greek I
4 hours. The fundamentals of ancient classical Greek, including the reading of simple prose.

102 Elementary Ancient Greek II
4 hours. Continues GKA 101. Grammar and reading. Prerequisite(s): GKA 101.

103 Intermediate Ancient Greek I
4 hours. Introduction to Greek philosophers and historians. Selections from Plato, Thucydides, Demosthenes, and other Attic prose writers. Prerequisite(s): GKA 102.

104 Intermediate Ancient Greek II
4 hours. Introduction to Greek epic and tragedy. Readings from Homer and Euripides. Prerequisite(s): GKA 103.

292 Topics in Ancient Greek Prose Authors
3 hours. Readings in Ancient Greek prose chosen from a single author, period, or single genre in different periods. Same as CL 292. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours if topics vary. Taught in English. Students who register in CL 292 will complete assignments in English translation. Students who register in GKA 292 will complete more than half of the readings in Ancient Greek. Prerequisite(s): GKA 104 or the equivalent, or consent of the instructor for students who register in GKA 292 only. Recommended background: CL 102.

299 Independent Reading
3 hours. Individual study under faculty direction. For students qualified by preparation and interest. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): GKA 104 or the equivalent.

392 Topics in Ancient Greek Poetry
3 hours. Advanced readings in Ancient Greek poetry chosen from a single author, period, or single genre in different periods. Same as CL 392. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours if topics vary. Taught in English. Students who register in CL 392 will complete assignments in English translation. Students who register in GKA 392 will complete more than half of the readings in Ancient Greek. Prerequisite(s): CL 250 or CL 251 or CL 252 or CL 340; or consent of the instructor; and GKA 292 or the equivalent for students who register in GKA 392 only. Recommended background: CL 102.

498 Advanced Topics in Ancient Greek Literature
3 OR 4 hours. Intensive reading of ancient Greek literature. Topics vary. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated to a maximum of 9 hours. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 4 hours of ancient Greek at the 200-level or the equivalent.

499 Independent Reading
3 OR 4 hours. Individual study under faculty direction. For students qualified by preparation and interest. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 4 hours of ancient Greek at the 200-level or the equivalent.


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