Skills in Hellenic Studies



  • Communicate ideas clearly and efficiently in a variety of mediums through listening, clarifying, and responding comprehensively 
  • Read critically and write persuasively with a comprehensive knowledge of grammar and vocabulary
  • The ability to build an argument and support it with empirical evidence

Problem Solving and Critical Analysis

  • Use critical thinking skills to evaluate and solve problems, demonstrating the ability to be creative and innovative in identifying solutions 
  • Analyze complex textual and cultural phenomenon 
  • Develop critical observations and attention to detail
  • Critically examine differing accounts of historical events
  • Develop solutions based on a diversity of world views, time periods, cultures and sources


  • Framing the central question 
  • Clarifying/developing ideas and theories
  • Gather information and use information resources 
  • Conduct and explain research results
  • Evaluating evidence for causal vs. correlation data

Information Management

  • Locate, gather and organize data using appropriate technology and information systems
  • Deduction of information from various sources 

Citizenship and Global Perspective

  • Integrates an awareness of how social, organizational, and global issues are inter-related with individual and local concerns
  • Knowledge of issues concerning the Canadian Greek community 
  • Deep understanding of Greek culture, from ancient to modern 

Interpersonal Abilities and Teamwork

  • Establish good relations with the people you work with as well as respecting individual differences 
  • Work with culturally diverse individuals and communities 
  • Work effectively within a group, demonstrating leadership 
  • Monitoring the success of a project and identifying ways to improve it