Latin

Course Descriptions

 

LATN 1001. Beginning Latin I. 4 Credits.

Grammatical essentials of Latin, appropriate reading selections, development of English derivatives, introduction to Roman life and literature.

LATN 1002. Beginning Latin II. 4 Credits.

Continuation of LATN 1001. Grammatical essentials of Latin, appropriate reading selections, development of English derivatives, introduction to Roman life and literature.

LATN 2001. Intermediate Latin. 3 Credits.

Development of ability to read and understand Latin literature of moderate difficulty. Prerequisites: LATN 1001 and LATN 1002.

LATN 2002. Vergil's Aeneid. 3 Credits.

Significant passages of Vergil’s famous epic in Latin; reading and discussion of the entire poem in translation. Prerequisites: LATN 2001 or permission of the instructor.

LATN 2002W. Vergil's Aeneid. 3 Credits.

Significant passages of Vergil’s famous epic in Latin; reading and discussion of the entire poem in translation. Includes a significant engagement in writing as a form of critical inquiry and scholarly expression to satisfy the WID requirement. Prerequisites: LATN 2001 or permission of the instructor.

LATN 3001. Major Latin Authors I. 0-3 Credits.

Topics vary; selections from one or two major authors each semester. May be repeated for credit provided the topic differs. See department for more details. Prerequisites: LATN 2001 and LATN 2002; or permission of the instructor.

LATN 3001W. Major Latin Authors I. 0-3 Credits.

Topics vary; selections from one or two major authors each semester. May be repeated for credit provided the topic differs. See department for more details. Includes a significant engagement in writing as a form of critical inquiry and scholarly expression to satisfy the WID requirement. Prerequisites: LATN 2001 and LATN 2002; or permission of instructor.

LATN 3002. Major Latin Authors II. 3 Credits.

Continuation of LATN 3001. Selections from one or two major authors will be read each semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: LATN 2001LATN 2002; or permission of instructor.

LATN 3002W. Major Latin Authors II. 3 Credits.

Continuation of LATN 3001. Selections from one or two major authors will be read each semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: LATN 2001LATN 2002; or permission of instructor.

 

Latin Placement Exam

Latin Placement Exam

To take the Latin Placement Exam, go to the Foreign Language Placement Test, found here, and follow the steps for Latin.