The study of the Greek language is foundational for understanding the classical and Byzantine worlds. In addition, knowledge of Greek is valuable for better understanding language in general and English in particular. At New College, students can pursue a Joint Area of Concentration (AOC) in Greek, pairing it with any other AOC offered in the curriculum.
Requirements for the Joint AOC in Greek
A minimum of six (6) academic units.
|Greek Language Courses
|Select four from the following examples:
|Elementary Homeric Greek I
|Elementary Homeric Greek II
|Advanced Greek: Euripides' Cyclops*
|Advanced Greek, Lucian's True Histories
|Intermediate/Advanced Greek: Homer, Iliad 24
|Select two from the following examples in the Greek language, in the Latin language, or in classical civilization:
|Advanced Greek: Herodotus' Histories*
|Advanced Greek: Euripides' Medea*
|Advanced Latin: Pliny, Natural History
|Greek Monsters and Marvels*
|Ancient Greek Drama*