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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


Approved Courses

The following list includes undergraduate courses that have been approved as of May 2014.  Courses added after that date do not appear in this list.  Courses eliminated after that date may still appear.  Not every course is offered regularly.  Students should consult the Schedule of Classes at www.testudo.umd.edu to ascertain which courses are actually offered during a given semester.

COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

Number   Eligibility
000-099   Non-credit course
100-199   Primarily freshman course
200-299   Primarily sophomore course
300-399   Junior, senior course not acceptable for credit toward graduate degrees
386-387   Campus-wide internship courses; refer to information describing Experiential Learning
400-499   Junior, senior course acceptable for credit toward some graduate degree
500-599   Professional School course (Dentistry, Architecture, Law, Medicine) or post-baccalaureate course
600-899   Course restricted to graduate students
799   Master Thesis credit
899   Doctoral Dissertation credit

 

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Courses in "GREK-Greek"

GREK - Greek

GREK 101 Elementary Ancient Greek I (4) Restriction: A student who has had two units of Greek in high school may register for GREK101 for purposes of review but not for credit. Study of basic grammar, development of reading facility, and introduction to Athenian life and culture in the fifth century B.C.

GREK 102 Elementary Ancient Greek II (4) Prerequisite: GREK101; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Continuing development of basic grammar and reading skills; study and discussion of central aspects of Greek culture.

GREK 111 Elementary Modern Greek I (3) Restriction: Must not be a native speaker of Greek. Credit only granted for: FOLA108G or GREK111. Formerly: FOLA108G. An introduction to the language and culture of modern Greece. Students begin to acquire the basic tools of the language and to communicate, in simple everyday situations. This is the first of our two-semester sequence in Elementary Modern Greek and contributes to the fulfillment of the Global Engagement requirement of the College of Arts and Humanities.

GREK 112 Elementary Modern Greek II (3) Prerequisite: GREK111; or permission of instructor. Credit only granted for: FOLA109G or GREK112. Formerly: FOLA109G. It is designed for students who have already completed the first semester course (GREK111) and/or those whose level of proficiency in Greek is not advanced enough for the intermediate level. Like GREK111, an introduction is provided to the language and culture of modern Greece. Students acquire the basic tools of the language and learn to communicate in simple, everyday situations. This is the second of our two-semester sequence in Elementary Modern Greek and contributes to the fulfillment of the Global Engagement requirement of the College of Arts and Humanities.

GREK 201 Intermediate Ancient Greek (4) Prerequisite: GREK102; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Advancing beyond the basic skills developed in GREK 101 and GREK 102; review of selected grammatical concepts; continuous reading of passages from Greek literature.

GREK 211 Intermediate Modern Greek I (3) Prerequisite: GREK112; or permission of instructor. Credit only granted for: FOLA118G or GREK211. Formerly: FOLA118G. A continuation of the study of basic structures and the development of fluency in functional, spoken and written communication. This is the first of our two-semester sequence in Intermediate Modern Greek and contributes to the fulfillment of the Global Engagement requirement of the College of Arts and Humanities.

GREK 212 Intermediate Modern Greek II (3) Prerequisite: GREK211; or permission of instructor. Credit only granted for: FOLA119G or GREK212. Formerly: FOLA119G. A continuation in the development of fluency in spoken and written communication along with the exploration of syntactic and grammatical structures. Comprehension and vocabulary enrichment are further developed through selected readings from Modern Greek prose and poetry. This is the second of our two-semester sequence in Intermediate Modern Greek and contributes to the fulfillment of the Global Engagement requirement of the College of Arts and Humanities.

GREK 269 Special Topics in Study Abroad II (1-6) Repeatable to 15 credits if content differs. Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

GREK 301 Scenes from Athenian Life (3) Credit only granted for: GREK301 or GREK351. Formerly: GREK351. Makes the transition from study of Greek grammar to reading. Focus on selected aspects of life in Athens: marriage, friendship, the courts, festival, theatre. Reading short works by three authors: Lysias, Plato, and a playwright (e.g., Menander). Readings are in ancient Greek.

GREK 369 Special Topics in Study Abroad III (1-6) Repeatable to 15 credits if content differs. Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

GREK 386 Experiential Learning (3-6) Restriction: Must have a Learning Proposal approved by the Office of Experiential Learning Programs, faculty sponsor, and student's internship sponsor; and junior standing or higher.

GREK 388 Intermediate Ancient Greek Readings (3) Prerequisite: GREK201; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. The reading of one or more selected Greek authors from the archaic period through late antiquity. Appropriate for those at an intermediate level in the study of ancient Greek.

GREK 398 Advanced Modern Greek (3) Prerequisite: GREK212; or permission of ARHU-Classics department. Repeatable to 6 credits. Develops advanced communication skills in the modern Greek language: speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

GREK 399 Topics in Advanced Modern Greek Language and Culture (3) Prerequisite: GREK212; or permission of ARHU-Classics department. Repeatable to 6 credits. Development of communicative skills in advanced Modern Greek. Topics will be drawn from the social and folk life of modern Greece.

GREK 403 Greek Tragedy (3)

GREK 411 Modern Greek Literature and History (3) Prerequisite: Students must have earned a grade of C- or better in a 300-level Modern Greek course. Restriction: Permission of instructor. Credit only granted for: GREK311 or GREK411. Formerly: GREK311. Students will study historical and political events in Greece during the 19th and 20th centuries through the viewpoint of the man of letters. Poetry, prose, plays, and essays reflect national emancipation, social reconstruction, and political struggles. Readings and discussion are in Modern Greek.

GREK 415 Homer (3) Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-Classics department. Extensive readings in Greek from the Iliad or the Odyssey, with special attention to the features of Homeric style and the relationship between the two epics.

GREK 472 History and Development of the Greek Language (3) Restriction: Permission of instructor. Mastery of ancient Greek through grammar review, prose composition, and analysis of historical developments in Greek writers' modes of expression.

GREK 488 Greek Readings (3) Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-Classics department. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. The reading of one or more selected Greek authors. Reports.

GREK 499 Independent Study in Greek Language and Literature (1-3) Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-Classics department. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs.

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