Courses in Classical Languages

GRK 101. Elementary Classical Greek I. Through a study of the formation of nouns, verbs, and other parts of speech, students will begin to learn how to read Classical Greek. At an early stage in the learning process, the class will read and discuss inscriptions and stories in the Greek language set within the context of the daily life of the ancient Greek. So students of GRK 101 will advance in their appreciation of ancient Greek history, politics, and thought as revealed in mythology, religion, philosophy, literature and art of ancient Greek culture.  Fulfills general education requirement: Language. 3 credits.

GRK 102. Elementary Classical Greek II. Students in GRK 102 continue to learn Classical Greek through additional vocabulary and study of syntax as well as less common verb and noun forms. Students will continue to learn formal intermediate grammar, by reading Greek, and not through abstract grammatical presentations.  Fulfills general education requirement: Language. Prerequisite: GRK 101. 3 credits.

LAT 101. Elementary Latin I. Elementary Latin teaches the basics of Latin grammar, syntax and vocabulary, allowing students to read adapted literature and unadapted literature with appropriate annotations. It will benefit students interested in linguistic studies and those considering advanced work in law, medicine, literature, history, fine arts, archaeology, anthropology, philosophy, religion, and classics.  Fulfills general education requirement: Language. 3 credits.

LAT 102. Elementary Latin II. Elementary Latin teaches the basics of Latin grammar, syntax and vocabulary, allowing students to read adapted literature and unadapted literature with appropriate annotations. It will benefit students interested in linguistic studies and those considering advanced work in law, medicine, literature, history, fine arts, archaeology, anthropology, philosophy, religion, and classics.  Fulfills general education requirement: Language. Prerequisite: LAT 101, or equivalent. 3 credits.

SKT 101. Elementary Sanskrit I. This course introduce the student to the Sanskrit language, including the devanagari script, pronunciation, basic grammar, and vocabulary. Students will also learn about Indian religious culture.  Fulfills general education requirement: Language. 3 credits.

SKT 102. Elementary Sanskrit II. Second semester of an introduction to the Sanskrit language, including the devanagari script, pronunciation, basic grammar, and vocabulary. Students will also learn about Indian religious culture.  Fulfills general education requirement: Language. Prerequisite: SKT 101 or equivalent. 3 credits.