GRS 250

Greek and Latin Roots of English

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Exploration of the principles of derivation of English words from Latin and Greek sources. Focus on areas of study with terminology particularly indebted to the classical languages, such as biology, psychology, law and medicine.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GRS 250, CLAS 250.
  • Assumes no knowledge of Greek and Latin.

Undergraduate course in Greek and Roman Studies offered by the Department of Greek and Roman Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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