Undergraduate study in Greek
What you can study in Greek
You will acquire knowledge of ancient Greek language. This gives you access to literary texts, so you can develop an appreciation of ancient Greek literature, philosophy and history.
The Greeks established literary genres which have had a profound influence on European literature. Ancient Greek masterpieces include Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, the histories of Herodotus and the dramas of Euripides and Aristophanes. Greek myth and legend is a formative part of the European imagination, and the central stream of European philosophy flows from the thought and writings of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle.
Structuring your major in Greek
If you are beginning a BA in 2018
You can take a major in Greek as one of your two BA majors (a double major). You will need to pass at least 120 points (eight courses) towards each of your majors, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III.
If you first enrolled in a BA prior to 2018
For a single major you must pass at least 135 points, including at least 60 points above Stage II.
For a double major you must pass at least 120 points in each of two majors, including at least 45 points above Stage II in each major.
For a BA minor you must pass at least 90 points, including at least 60 points above Stage I.
How to choose your courses
You can choose your courses from those listed in the BA schedule for Greek. You must also meet any specific requirements indicated in the schedule.
Explore the undergraduate courses you can take as part of a major in Greek: