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Bachelor of Arts in Latin - Latin Courses

LAT 101: Elementary Latin I

Fundamentals of the Latin language. Cr 4.


LAT 102: Elementary Latin II

Fundamentals of the Latin language.

Prerequisite: LAT 101 or equivalent. Cr 4.


LAT 199: Review Latin

Fast-paced review of elementary Latin grammar for those who have taken two or more years of high school Latin but do not feel qualified to go on to LAT 203/204; substantial written assignments. The course is also appropriate for students at all levels who have been away from Latin for sometime and wish to review their Latin skills. This class is not the equivalent of LAT 203/204 level language courses.

Prerequisite: 2 years of high school Latin or permission of instructor. Lec 2. Cr 3.


LAT 203: Readings in Latin Literature I

Selections from Latin prose authors: Cicero, Caesar, the letters of Pliny. Facility in reading through grammatical analysis will be emphasized.

Satisfies the General Education Western Cultural Tradition, Social Contexts and Institutions and Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives requirement. Cr 3.


LAT 204: Readings in Latin Literature II

Selections from Latin poetry. Meter, scansion and the interpretation of poetry will be emphasized.

Satisfies the General Education Western Cultural Tradition, Social Contexts and Institutions and Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives requirement.

Prerequisite: LAT 203 or the eqivalent or permission of instructor. Cr 3.


LAT 247: Latin Prose Composition and Stylistics I

Review of grammar and syntax, with particular attention to Cicero and Tacitus. The writing of prose, especially in the style of Cicero. Required for majors; should be taken in the junior year or earlier, if possible.

Satisfies the General Education Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives and Writing Intensive requirements.

Prerequisite: LAT 204 or the equivalent or permission of instructor. Cr 3.


LAT 248: Latin Prose Composition and Stylistics II

Continued study of grammar and syntax. Required for majors; should be taken in the junior year or earlier, if possible.

Satisfies the General Education Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives and Writing Intensive requirements.

Prerequisite: LAT 247 or permission of instructor. Cr 3.


LAT 451: Roman Comedy:

Plautus and Terence A study of the source of Roman comedy, its literary features, and influence upon later literature. One play by each dramatist will be read. Given every three years.

Satisfies the General Education Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives requirement.

Prerequisite: LAT 204 or permission. Cr 3.


LAT 452: Roman Philosophical Thought

Examines the three major philosophical schools: Academic, Stoic, Epicurean, and their ifluence on Roman thought with selection from: Lucretius, .us De Rerum Natura, and Cicero’s philosophical essays. Offered every three years.

Satisfies the General Education Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives requirement. Cr 3.


LAT 453: Poetry of the Republic and Early Empire

Considers the lyric poetry of Catullus, the Odes of Horace and the origin and development of satire, with selections from the satires of Horace and Juvenal. Offered every three years.

Satisfies the General Education Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives requirement. Cr 3.


LAT 454: Prose of the Republic and of Early Empire

Includes selections from Cicero’s letters, Pliny’s letters, and Tacitus’ Annals. Offered every three years.

Satisfies the General Education Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives requirement. Cr 3.


LAT 481: Virgil: The Ecologues, Georgics, Aeneid

The poet’s background achievements and influence upon later literature. Offered every three years.

Satisfies the General Education Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives requirement. Cr 3.


LAT 482: Medieval Latin

Introduction to a variety of Latin prose and texts from the Middle Ages. Emphasis on stylistic and thematic continuities with and differences from classical Latin prose and poetry. Offered upon sufficient demand.

Satisfies the General Education Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives requirement. Cr 3.


LAT 497: Projects in Latin I

Individual work on a project selected by the student.

Satisfies the General Education Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives requirement.

Prerequisite: LAT 204 or equivalent or permission of instructor. (maximum: 3 hrs.) Cr Ar.


LAT 498: Projects in Latin II

Individual work on a project selected by the student.

Satisfies the General Education Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives requirement.

Prerequisite: LAT 204 or equivalent or permission of instructor. (maximum: 3 hrs.) Cr Ar.

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