Ancient Greek temple

Why minor in ancient Greek at Missouri State University?

  • By learning ancient Greek, you will be able to read many ancient documents in their original language.
  • You will have a better understanding of legal and medical terms that come from ancient Greek.
  • You can immerse yourself in the legacy of great Greek thinkers, including Plato, Socrates, Aristotle and others.

Minor Requirements

Classics-Concentration in Ancient Greek

Bachelor of Arts

In consultation with advisor, complete 18 hours in Greek beyond courses 101 and 102 with six of those hours being 300-level or higher. LLT 121 or LLT 325 may be counted on this minor.

Greek (GRK) courses

  • GRK 101 Elementary Ancient Greek I

    Essentials of grammar and vocabulary building through reading and writing.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
    Projected offerings
  • GRK 102 Elementary Ancient Greek II

    Prerequisite: C or better in GRK 101.

    Continuation of GRK 101.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
    Projected offerings
  • GRK 201 Intermediate Ancient Greek I

    Prerequisite: C or better in GRK 102.

    Continuation of GRK 102 with increased emphasis on reading.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
    Projected offerings
  • GRK 202 Intermediate Ancient Greek II

    Prerequisite: C or better in GRK 201.

    Introduction to Greek literature; analysis of its subjects, forms, and ideals.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
    Projected offerings
  • GRK 297 Special Topics in Greek

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department head.

    Topics of selected interest in Greek studies, including travel courses to Greek-speaking countries. The specific subject matter and/or international component may change from semester to semester according to resources and demand. Variable content course. May be repeated, as topics change, to a maximum of 6 hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-6Upon demand
    Projected offerings
  • GRK 301 Studies in Greek Prose

    Prerequisite: C or better in GRK 201.

    An introduction to ancient Greek prose: study of the New Testament and/or such writers as Xenophon, Herodotus, Plato, and Lysias. May be repeated once with changed content. Variable content course.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
    Projected offerings
  • GRK 302 Studies in Greek Poetry

    Prerequisite: C or better in GRK 201.

    An introduction to ancient Greek poetry: study of works by such writers as Homer, Sophocles, and Euripides. May be repeated once with changed content. Variable content course.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
    Projected offerings
  • GRK 498 Seminar Course in Ancient Greek

    Prerequisite: C or better in GRK 202 and permission of instructor and department head.

    Supervised independent study in Greek literature and translation. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-3Upon demand
    Projected offerings
  • GRK 503 Advanced Greek Translation

    Prerequisite: GRK 202.

    Advanced training in the skills of translating and explicating texts in classical and koine Greek. May be repeated to 9 hours if topic varies. Variable content course.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Upon demand
    Projected offerings

Adding a minor

To add a minor, visit the Academic Advisement Center in University Hall 109.