Greek Course Descriptions

GREE 101: Elementary Greek I. 3 hours.
For beginners. Designed to develop, with GREE 102, an elementary proficiency for communicating in Greek and to intensify familiarity with the cultural values of Greek peoples. Offered spring semester in preparation for second semester of study in Greece.

GREE 102: Elementary Greek II. 3 hours.
Prerequisite:  GREE 101.
A continuation of GREE 101 designed to develop an elementary proficiency for communicating in Greek and to intensify familiarity with the cultural values of Greek peoples.

GREE 103: Introduction to Biblical Greek I. 3 hours.
An introduction to the elements of New Testament (Koine) Greek with emphasis on grammar, vocabulary and syntax.

GREE 104: Introduction to Biblical Greek II. 3 hours.
Prerequisite:  GREE 103.
A continuation of GREE 103 with emphasis on verbs and participles. We will translate sections of the New Testament and the Septuagint.

GREE 201: Intermediate Greek III. 3 hours.
A continuation of GREE 101 and GREE 102, this course is a two-pronged course with two distinct goals:  understanding the language and appreciating the culture. Through a variety of sources and analytical thinking, this course will employ the student’s personal experiences from the semester on the island of Aigina, Greece, for an academic journey into the nuances of the Greek culture, at the end of which students will have improved self-awareness and an enriched world view.

GREE 202: Intermediate Greek IV. 3 hours.
Prerequisite:  GREE 201.
A continuation of GREE 201, this course is a two-pronged course with two distinct goals:  understanding the language and appreciating the culture. Through a variety of sources and analytical thinking, this course will employ the student’s personal experiences from the semester on the island of Aigina, Greece, for an academic journey into the nuances of the Greek culture, at the end of which students will have improved self-awareness and an enriched world view.