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Greek (Modern) Language and Culture Major

Effective Fall 2018

Advising

Students interested in the Department's majors in Greek, Latin, Classical Languages and Literatures, Classical Archaeology, Classical Civilization or Modern Greek major should check with the Department office for the name of the current advisor. Students interested in obtaining Teacher Certification in Latin should see Professor Deborah Ross.

The Department recommends that interested students see the department advisors as early as possible in order to plan their programs and avoid unnecessary scheduling conflicts.

Students wishing to pursue a minor in Classical Studies must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the Department's designated advisor.

Grade Policies

The department requires that a student earn a grade of at least C– in all language courses which are prerequisite for subsequent elections. A student should repeat any language course in which a D+ or lower grade is earned and which serves as a prerequisite to other courses which are to be elected. A grade of D+ signifies some achievement but denotes too weak a foundation for subsequent courses.

Prerequisites

GREEKMOD 101 and 102 (or MODGREEK 101 and 102).

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 32

Minimum of ten courses, distributed as follows:

  1. Modern Greek Language:
    Four (4) terms of Modern Greek language at the 200-level and above: GREEKMOD 201, 202, 301, and 302 (or MODGREEK 201, 202, 301, and 302); (205 and 305 are excluded).
  2. Modern Greek Literature and Culture:
    Three courses in Modern Greek literature and culture at the 300-level and above.
  3. Structure courses: Three courses, selected in consultation with, and approved by, the department advisor.

Distribution Policy

No course used to fulfill a major requirement may be used toward the LSA Distribution Requirement. In addition, courses in the CLARCH, CLCIV, CLLING, GREEK, GREEKMOD, and LATIN subject areas may not be used toward the Distribution Requirement.

Honors

In addition to the above requirements, students who have demonstrated superior ability in the language and serious interest in a project of research, may be admitted to a program of advanced study at the beginning of the senior year, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Modern Greek Studies. Students pursuing an Honors major must satisfy the following:

  • 3.4 minimum overall GPA; 3.5 minimum major GPA
  • Completion of an Honors thesis and oral defense in coordination with a Classics faculty member
  • CLCIV 480: Studying Antiquity, section titled "Research Seminar" (Fall term)

Students may also elect GREEKMOD 495 for 1-2 credits in the Fall and 1-3 credits in the Winter but are not required to do so.

Greek (Modern) Language and Culture (Major) (Fall 2016 - Summer 2018)

Effective Fall 2016

Advising

Students interested in the Department's majors in Greek, Latin, Classical Languages and Literatures, Classical Archaeology, Classical Civilization or Modern Greek major should check with the Department office for the name of the current advisor. Students interested in obtaining Teacher Certification in Latin should see Professor Deborah Ross.

Major advising for Modern Greek is provided by Professor Vassilios Lambropoulos and Artemis Leontis. Information about scheduling appointments is available from the department office.

The Department recommends that interested students see the department advisors as early as possible in order to plan their programs and avoid unnecessary scheduling conflicts.

Students wishing to pursue a minor in Classical Studies must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the Department's designated advisor. Appointments may be scheduled at 2160 Angell Hall.

Grade Policies

The department requires that a student earn a grade of at least C– in all language courses which are prerequisite for subsequent elections. A student should repeat any language course in which a D+ or lower grade is earned and which serves as a prerequisite to other courses which are to be elected. A grade of D+ signifies some achievement but denotes too weak a foundation for subsequent courses.

Prerequisites

GREEKMOD 101 and 102 (or MODGREEK 101 and 102).

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 32

Minimum of ten courses, distributed as follows:

  1. Modern Greek Language:
    Four (4) terms of Modern Greek language at the 200-level and above: GREEKMOD 201, 202, 301, and 302 (or MODGREEK 201, 202, 301, and 302); (205 and 305 are excluded).
  2. Modern Greek Literature and Culture:
    Three courses in Modern Greek literature and culture at the 300-level and above.
  3. Structure courses: Three courses, selected in consultation with, and approved by, the department advisor.

Distribution Policy

No course used to fulfill a major requirement may be used toward the LSA Distribution Requirement. In addition, courses in the CLARCH, CLCIV, CLLING, GREEK, GREEKMOD, and LATIN subject areas may not be used toward the Distribution Requirement.

Honors

In addition to the above requirements, students who have demonstrated superior ability in the language and serious interest in a project of research, may be admitted to a program of advanced study at the beginning of the senior year, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Modern Greek Studies. Students pursuing an Honors major must satisfy the following:

  • 3.4 minimum overall GPA; 3.5 minimum major GPA
  • Completion of an Honors thesis and oral defense in coordination with a Classics faculty member
  • CLCIV 480: Studying Antiquity, section titled "Research Seminar" (Fall term)

Students may also elect GREEKMOD 495 for 1-2 credits in the Fall and 1-3 credits in the Winter but are not required to do so.

Greek (Modern) Language and Culture Major (Winter 2016-Sumer 2016)

May be elected as a departmental major

Effective Winter 2016-Summer

Prerequisites to the major

GREEKMOD 101 and 102 (or MODGREEK 101 and 102).

Requirements for the Major

Minimum of ten courses, distributed as follows:

  1. Modern Greek Language:
    Four (4) terms of Modern Greek language at the 200-level and above: GREEKMOD 201, 202, 301, and 302 (or MODGREEK 201, 202, 301, and 302); (205 and 305 are excluded).
  2. Modern Greek Literature and Culture:
    Three courses in Modern Greek literature and culture at the 300-level and above.
  3. Structure courses: 
    Three courses, selected in consultation with, and approved by, the department advisor.

Honors Plan

Students holding a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and Modern Greek Studies Major GPA of 3.5, who have demonstrated superior ability in the language and serious interest in a project of research, may be admitted to a program of advanced study at the beginning of the senior year, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Modern Greek Studies. In addition to the normal requirements for the major, students must complete an Honors Thesis and a reading list in their senior year.

Greek (Modern) Language and Culture Major (Winter 2015-Fall 2015)

May be elected as a departmental major

Effective Winter 2015-Fall 2015

Prerequisites to the major

GREEKMOD 101 and 102 (or MODGREEK 101 and 102).

Requirements for the Major

Minimum of ten courses, distributed as follows:

  1. Modern Greek Language:
    Four (4) terms of Modern Greek language at the 200-level and above: GREEKMOD 201, 202, 301, and 302 (or MODGREEK 201, 202, 301, and 302); (205 and 305 are excluded).
  2. Modern Greek Literature and Culture:
    Three courses in Modern Greek literature and culture at the 300-level and above.
  3. Structure courses: 
    Three courses, selected in consultation with, and approved by, the department advisor. At least one course must be selected in three of the areas listed below:
    1. Classical Civilization
    2. Byzantine History and Art
    3. Anthropology
    4. Political Science

Honors Plan

Students holding a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and Modern Greek Studies Major GPA of 3.5, who have demonstrated superior ability in the language and serious interest in a project of research, may be admitted to a program of advanced study at the beginning of the senior year, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Modern Greek Studies. In addition to the normal requirements for the major, students must complete an Honors Thesis and a reading list in their senior year.

Modern Greek Studies Major (Winter 2010 - Fall 2014)

Effective Winter 2010 - Fall 2014

May be elected as a departmental major

Prerequisites to the major

MODGREEK 101 and 102.

Requirements for the Major

Minimum of ten courses, distributed as follows:

  1. Modern Greek Language:
    Four (4) terms of Modern Greek language at the 200-level and above:  MODGREEK 201, 202, 301, and 302 (205 and 305 are excluded).
  2. Modern Greek Literature and Culture:
    Three courses in Modern Greek literature and culture at the 300-level and above.
  3. Structure courses: Three courses, selected in consultation with, and approved by, the department advisor. At least one course must be selected in three of the areas listed below:
    1. Classical Civilization
    2. Byzantine History and Art
    3. Anthropology
    4. Political Science

Honors Plan

Students holding a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and Modern Greek Studies Major GPA of 3.5, who have demonstrated superior ability in the language and serious interest in a project of research, may be admitted to a program of advanced study at the beginning of the senior year, leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Modern Greek Studies. In addition to the normal requirements for the major, students must complete an Honors Thesis and a reading list in their senior year.