Hellenic Studies

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College of Arts and Letters

Program Description

The Hellenic Studies minor emphasizes coursework and independent study in the areas of Greek language, Greek History, Greek politics, and Greek arts and literature. The Hellenic Studies curriculum includes lower and upper division classes offered by the departments of Foreign Languages, History, Humanities and Religious Studies, Philosophy, Government, and Art. The minor is associated with the Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection www.library.csus.edu/tsakopoulos in the Sacramento State Library.

Contact Information

Katerina Lagos, Program Director
Tahoe Hall 3089
(916) 278-7103


Total units required in the minor: 23 with at least 12 in upper division.

Specific Course Requirements (17 Units)
GREK 6AElementary Modern Greek4
GREK 6BElementary Modern Greek4
HIST 109History of Modern Greece3
or HIST 103 Mediterranean Europe: From the Renaissance to the European Union
HIST 111Ancient Greece3
HRS 113The Culture of Classical Greece3
Electives (6 Units)
Select two of the following:6
Art in the Western World: From Stone Age to End of Middle Ages
Greco-Roman Art
Political Thought I
The Modern Middle East
Classical Mythology
Reason and Revelation: The Origins of Western Culture
History of Philosophy
History Of Ethics
Space and Time
History of the Theatre: Ancient to Renaissance
Total Units23

Note: Students are required to seek advising from a Hellenic Studies advisor.