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Classics

Courses - GK Upper Division

General Education Category A must be completed prior to taking any upper-division course except upper division language courses where students meet formal prerequisites and/or competency equivalent for advanced study.

301A‑B. Intermediate Greek (3‑3)

301A. Prerequisite: GK 101B or equivalent.

301B. Prerequisite: GK 301A or equivalent.

Continued study of the language and culture. Reading and translating selections of classical writers.

401. Homer (3)

Prerequisite: GK 301B or equivalent.
Translation and literary study of selected books of the Iliad or Odyssey.

402. Plato (3)

Prerequisite: GK 301B or equivalent.
Translation and literary study of one or more dialogues of Plato.

403. Tragic Poets (3)

Prerequisite: GK 301B or equivalent.
Reading of a play of Aeschylus, Sophocles or Euripides.
May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units with different topics in different semesters.

404. Historians (3)

Prerequisite: GK 301B or equivalent.
Reading from selections from Herodotus, Thucydides and/or Xenophon.
May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units with different topics in different semesters.

405. Attic Orators (3)

Prerequisite: GK 301B or equivalent.
Reading of a speech of Demosthenes, Antiphon, Andocides, Lysias, Isocrates, Aeschines, Hyperides, Isaeus, Lycurgus, Dinarchus or selections from various orators.
May be repeated to a maximum of 9 units with different topics in different semesters.

490. Selected Topics in Greek (1‑3)

Prerequisites: 12 units of upper-division Greek courses or consent of instructor.
Translation and literary study of the selected works of an author, genre (e.g., oratory) or period (e.g., Hellenistic Greek).
May be repeated to a maximum of 12 units. Topics announced in the Schedule of Classes.

499. Directed Studies (1‑3)

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Directed studies to permit individual students to pursue topics of special interest.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.