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Greek (Modern) Language and Culture Minor

Effective Winter 2016

Exclusions:

The minor in Greek (Modern) Language and Culture is not open to students with a major in Greek (Modern) Language and Culture or any other minor in the Department of Classical Studies.

Advising

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 201 (or MODGREEK 201), or equivalent as determined by departmental placement examination.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 16
  1. Modern Greek Language and Literature: at least two courses in modern Greek language and literature, above GREEKMOD 201 (MODGREEK 201).
  2. Modern Greek culture: at least one broad introductory course. (GREEKMOD 302 (MODGREEK 302) can be used for this requirement if not used for the language and literature requirement)
  3. Upper-Level courses: at least two upper-level (300- or 400-level) courses in modern Greek diaspora and travel.

Substitutions: Any appropriate course taught in the area of Modern Greek Studies in departments other than Classical Studies must be approved by the program advisor and the Chair in Modern Greek.

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

Effective Winter 2015-Fall 2015

The  minor in   Greek (Modern) Language and Culture  is not open to students with a major in  Greek (Modern) Language and Culture or any other minor in the Department of Classical Studies.

This minor is designed to provide a basic, but contextual and broad, familiarity with Modern Greek language, literature, and culture. More specifically, it requires students to study, at the intermediate and advanced level, Modern Greek and authors writing poetry and/or prose, but at the same time it acquaints the student with the broader historical, social, and cultural content in which these authors lived and worked. The minor is for students who have a strong interest in contemporary Hellenism and who wish to explore it, under close and careful supervision, in a meaningful fashion.

Prerequisite to the Minor:

GREEKMOD 201 (or MODGREEK 201), or equivalent as determined by departmental placement examination.

Requirements for the Minor

At least 16 credits of courses, to be chosen from the following three categories as stated:

  1. Modern Greek Language and Literature: at least two courses in modern Greek language and literature, above GREEKMOD 201 (or MODGREEK 201).
  2. Modern Greek culture: at least one broad introductory course.
  3. Upper-Level courses: at least two upper-level (300- or 400-level) courses in modern Greek diaspora and travel.

Substitutions.

Any appropriate course taught in the area of Modern Greek Studies in departments other than Classical Studies must be approved by the program advisor and the Chair in Modern Greek.

Modern Greek Studies Minor (Fall 2012-Fall 2014)

Effective Fall 2012-Fall 2014

The Academic minor in  Modern Greek Studies is not open to students with a major in Modern Greek Studies or any other minor in the Department of Classical Studies.

This minor is designed to provide a basic, but contextual and broad, familiarity with Modern Greek language, literature, and culture. More specifically, it requires students to study, at the intermediate and advanced level, Modern Greek and authors writing poetry and/or prose, but at the same time it acquaints the student with the broader historical, social, and cultural content in which these authors lived and worked. The minor is for students who have a strong interest in contemporary Hellenism and who wish to explore it, under close and careful supervision, in a meaningful fashion.

Prerequisite to the Minor:

MODGREEK 201, or equivalent as determined by departmental placement examination.

Academic Minor Program:

At least 16 credits of courses, to be chosen from the following three categories as stated:

  1. Modern Greek Language and Literature: at least two courses in modern Greek language and literature, above MODGREEK 201.
  2. Modern Greek culture: at least one broad introductory course.
  3. Upper-Level courses: at least two upper-level (300- or 400-level) courses in modern Greek diaspora and travel.

Substitutions.

Any appropriate course taught in the area of Modern Greek Studies in departments other than Classical Studies must be approved by the program advisor and the Chair in Modern Greek.