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Summer Study

Summer 2018

The University of Washington is one of the few institutions in the West where basic first-year Greek and Latin are available in one Summer Quarter. Students completing intensive Greek or Latin courses earn 10 quarter credits. These courses prepare students to continue the language at the intermediate level.

full term: June 18-Aug.17

a-term: June 18-July 18

b-term: July 19-Aug. 17

* ACCELERATED GREEK (GREEK 300 a-term, 301 b-term) First year Classical Greek taught at an accelerated pace. Daily 8:30-10:40 a.m., 5 credits per course. Open to high school students

UNDERGRADUATE SEMINAR  (CLAS 405) Readings in Greek. TTh 2:20-4:50 p.m., 5 credits. James Clauss

* ACCELERATED LATIN (LATIN 300 a-term, 301 b-term) First year Latin taught at an accelerated pace. Daily 8:30-10:40 a.m., 5 credits per course. Open to high school students.

UNDERGRADUATE SEMINAR (CLAS 405) Readings in Latin and /or Greek. TTh 2:20-4:50, 5 credits. James Clauss

* LATIN AND GREEK IN CURRENT USE (CLAS 101) TTh 8:30, 9:40, 10:50 a.m., noon, or M or T 7-9 p.m., 2 credits, no auditors.

* BIOSCIENTIFIC VOCABULARY BUILDING FROM LATIN AND GREEK (CLAS 205)  MWF 8:30, 9:40, 10:50 a.m. or noon, 3 credits, no auditors.

* GREEK AND ROMAN ATHLETICS (CLAS 324)   Dy 1:10-2:10 p.m., 5 credits, Prof. Sarah Stroup

* GREEK AND ROMAN MYTHOLOGY (CLAS 430) MWF 10:50-11:50 a.m., 3 credits

For those interested in graduate studies, it is possible to earn the Master of Arts degree in Classics or Latin by attending Summer Quarters only. Contact the department for more information.

* Indicates a course with no prerequisite. Many courses have no prerequisites and require no previous study of Greek or Latin.


To enroll at the UW as a nonmatriculated summer-only student, and for more details, see

High school students can enroll in courses through the Advanced Study Program, designed for high-achieving students. For details, call 206-543-6160.


For more information, visit or contact the Department of Classics, 262 Denny Hall, 206-543-2266,