Houston Baptist University Catalog
Classics ( CLAS ) Course Descriptions
CLAS 1351 CLASSICAL GREEK I
CLAS 1351 Classical Greek I
Elementary introduction to the fundamentals of Classical, principally Attic, Greek. Topics include alphabet, pronunciation, basic vocabulary, grammar and syntax, and practice in reading elementary Classical Greek. Graded reading material is adapted from classical texts and cultivates an appreciation of Classical literature and culture.
CLAS 1352 CLASSICAL GREEK II
CLAS 1352 Classical Greek II
Prerequisite(s): CLAS 1351
Continuation of elementary Classical Greek sequence. Topics include continued study of vocabulary, grammar and syntax, reading more difficult Greek, and gaining greater appreciation of Classical literature and culture.
CLAS 2351 CLASSICAL GREEK III
CLAS 2351 Classical Greek III
Prerequisite(s): CLAS 1352
An intermediate course in Classical Greek with three main goals: to develop proficiency in reading Classical Greek; to strengthen command of Classical Greek grammar and vocabulary; and, to explore key features of Greek life and culture. Students read extended selections in original Greek prose. Classroom discussion addresses cultural and historical issues while also reviewing grammar.
CLAS 4381 SPECIAL TOP/INDEPENDENT STUDY
CLAS 4381 Special Topics/Independent Study
Topics are selected on basis of student need and academic qualifications of staff. If regular lectures are not given, a minimum of 30 hours of work for each hour credit must be included.