Foreign Language - Latin (LAT)

LAT 101  Elementary Latin I  (3 credit hours)  

Beginning course in Classical Latin, emphasizing elementary grammatical form and basic syntax. Readings based on brief selections from Roman authors, including Cicero and Catullus.

Typically offered in Fall only

LAT 102  Elementary Latin II  (3 credit hours)  

Continuation of Latin 101. Completion of the study of elementary grammar. Readings from a variety of Latin authors, including texts on mythological themes.

Typically offered in Spring only

LAT 201  Intermediate Latin I  (3 credit hours)  

Introduction to Latin prose and poetry. Emphasis on increased reading skill. Review of grammar fundamentals and exposure to new and more complex syntax. Examination of cultural significance of readings.

Prerequisite: LAT 102

Typically offered in Fall and Summer

LAT 202  Intermediate Latin II  (3 credit hours)  

Lyric poetry of Catullus and Horace emphasizing vocabulary, syntax, and techniques of Latin verse. Traditions and the evolution of lyric poetry and the social role of the Roman poet.

Prerequisite: LAT 201

Typically offered in Spring only

LAT 399  Directed Readings in Latin  (3 credit hours)  

Advanced Latin language course introducing students to research methods in classical studies. Readings may include Vergil, Ovid, Livy, Cicero, or others. May be taken up to two times with different readings for credit.

Prerequisite:LAT 202

Typically offered in Spring only