Students may begin this certificate program with no prior background in Greek and, with summer study, complete the Certificate in one calendar year of continuous enrollment.

  • List of Certificate Requirements

    • GR 511, Greek Prose Composition (3 cr)
    • 1 approved advanced Greek course (3 cr)
    • 1 approved advanced Greek course (3 cr)
    • 1 approved advanced Greek course (3 cr)
    • 1 approved advanced Greek course (3 cr)

Time to complete the Certificate in Greek

The Certificate in Greek can be completed in a minimum of one two-semester academic year for students who enter with intermediate-level language studies already completed and who are able to test directly into advanced-level courses. Summer study in this case is required for efficiency's sake (see below).

The Certificate in Greek may also be completed gradually, in which case this potential timeline need not apply.

Courses enclosed within square brackets in the schedule below are elementary- and intermediate-level courses that are available, if necessary, to bring language skills up to the level required to begin certificate studies. The credit hours for these bracketed courses do not count towards the total credit hours required for the certificate.

Term Courses Credits
Summer 1 [Greek 509] + [Greek 516-517] [6 cr] + [6 cr] = [12 cr]
Fall semester 2 approved advanced Greek courses 6 cr
Spring semester Greek 511; 1 approved advanced Greek course 6 cr
Spring semester or Summer 2 1 approved advanced Greek course 3 cr
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  • Graduate and Certificate Handbook

    Our Graduate and Certificate Handbook gathers into one place most of the departmental information that our students will need throughout their careers at Catholic University.

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