Comparative Arts and Letters

Classical Studies (Greek option)

Classical Studies (Greek option)
Hours22 - 30 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

requirement 1 Complete 16.0 hours from the following course(s)
requirement 2 Complete 6.0 hours from the following course(s)
Note: Greek 411R may be taken only once.
Program Outcomes: 

Mechanics of the Greek language

With minimal and informed recourse to dictionaries, grammars, commentaries, and other translation aids, students will be able to read and comprehend the prose and poetry of Classical Greek authors. Specifically, they will be able to read and comprehend the writings of Xenophon, Homer, Plato, Euripides, and other Greek authors of comparable difficulty. Students will be able to compose Greek sentences and paragraphs in imitation of the style of Classical Greek masters.

Interpretation and analysis of Greek texts

Students will demonstrate their ability to write analytical papers or the equivalent that apply close readings to Classical literary texts to develop and clearly express original interpretations of these texts.

Understanding and contextualizing ancient Greek culture

Students will demonstrate a broad knowledge and comprehension of the history, literature, philosophy, and visual arts of Greece from Mycenaean civilization through the Hellenistic Age.