Latin (LATN)

Latin (LATN)

LATN 1010  Elementary Latin  (4 Credit Hours)  

In this course, students learn the fundamentals of Latin grammar and syntax so that they can begin reading snippets of Latin literature. Prerequisite: none.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'LATN 1010 Placement'.

LATN 1020  Intermediate Latin  (4 Credit Hours)  

This course continues the introduction to the Latin language begun in LATN 1010, including pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, style, and translation. In addition to learning a lot of Latin, you can also anticipate learning about English grammar and vocabulary. Studying Latin is also an important way to learn about ancient Roman culture, especially Latin literature. Prerequisite: LATN 1010 or equivalent

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'LATN 1020 Placement' or LATN 1010.

LATN 1290  Semester Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

Study abroad in Latin language. Department approval required.

LATN 1390  Junior Semester Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

Study abroad in Latin language. Department approval required.

LATN 1940  Transfer Coursework  (3 Credit Hours)  

For transfer of credit in Latin language. Department approval required.

LATN 2030  Intro to Latin Literature  (4 Credit Hours)  

This course provides an introduction to Latin prose and poetry through readings from some of the great works of Latin literature. While reading a broad selection of Latin texts, we will consider how Roman literature evolved along with the changing culture and politics of the city. We will also learn about important authors, historical figures, and events that you are likely to encounter again later in your studies. The class emphasizes precise and accurate translation, vocabulary building, and grammatical understanding. Prerequisite: LATN 1020 or equivalent.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'LATN 2030 Placement' or LATN 1020.

LATN 2390  Semester Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

Study abroad in Latin language. Department approval required.

LATN 2940  Transfer Coursework  (3 Credit Hours)  

For transfer of credit in Latin language. Department approval required.

LATN 3030  Readings In Latin Poetry  (3 Credit Hours)  

Selections from Latin poets such as Catullus, Virgil, Ovid, Horace, and others. Prerequisite: LATN 2030 or equivalent.

LATN 3070  Readings In Latin Prose  (3 Credit Hours)  

Selections from such authors as Cicero, Sallust, Nepos, and Apuleius. Practice in Latin prose composition. Prerequisite: LATN 2030 or equivalent.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'LATN 3070 Level Placement' or LATN 2030.

LATN 3890  Service Learning: LATN 3030  (0-1 Credit Hours)  

Optional service learning to accompany LATN 3030: Readings in Latin Poetry.

LATN 3910  Independent Study  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Prerequisite: Approval of department. Students wishing to maintain and improve their skill in reading Latin may enroll in a reading course for one, two, or three credits. The reading normally will be part or all, depending on the amount of credit sought, of the assigned reading in an existing 3000-level course.

LATN 3920  Independent Study  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Students wishing to maintain and improve their skill in reading Latin may enroll in a reading course for one, two, or three credits. Requires departmental approval and an appropriate faculty supervisor.

LATN 3940  Transfer Coursework  (0-20 Credit Hours)  

For transfer of credit in Latin language. Department approval required.

LATN 4010  Roman Comedy  (3 Credit Hours)  

Selected plays of Plautus and Terence to suit the needs and desires of the students enrolled.

LATN 4020  Catullus & Elegiac Poets  (3 Credit Hours)  

Readings in Catullus, and the elegies of Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid.

LATN 4030  Virgil  (3 Credit Hours)  

Selected readings in Latin from the Aeneid, Eclogues, and/or Georgics.

LATN 4040  Roman Philosophy  (3 Credit Hours)  

Readings in Latin from Lucretius, Seneca, and other authors.

LATN 4070  Medieval Latin  (3 Credit Hours)  

Survey of medieval Latin literature with special attention to the various styles and literary types, and to the cultural background.

LATN 4080  Literature of The Age Of Nero  (3 Credit Hours)  

This course examines the reign of the emperor Nero through readings in the literature of that period. Particular focus will be placed upon the changing status of the emperor, the role of the emperor as patron of the arts, and the development of intellectual and political resistance to Nero and the principate.

LATN 4110  Special Authors  (3 Credit Hours)  

Readings in Latin from a Roman author.

LATN 4130  Rom Historians of the Republic  (3 Credit Hours)  

Readings in Livy's History or Sallust's Catiline and Jugurtha.

LATN 4140  Roman Satire  (3 Credit Hours)  

Readings in the satires of Horace, Persius, or Juvenal.

LATN 4150  Roman Historians of the Empire  (3 Credit Hours)  

Readings in the historical works of Tacitus and other historians of the Roman empire.

LATN 4170  Cicero  (3 Credit Hours)  

A study of the man and the period based on portions of his work.

LATN 4180  Horace  (3 Credit Hours)  

Close study of the Latin work of Rome’s most important poet.

LATN 4910  Independent Study  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Prerequisite: Approval of department. Students wishing to maintain and improve their skill in reading Latin may enroll in a reading course for one, two, or three credits. The reading will normally be part or all, depending on the amount of credit sought, of the assigned reading in an existing 4000-level course.

LATN 4920  Independent Study  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Prerequisite: Approval of department. Students wishing to maintain and improve their skill in reading Latin may enroll in a reading course for one, two, or three credits. The reading will normally be part or all, depending on the amount of credit sought, of the assigned reading in an existing 4000-level course.

LATN 4990  Honors Thesis  (3 Credit Hours)  

Course reserved for students writing an honors thesis for a major in Latin. Requires approval of the department and an appropriate faculty director.

LATN 5000  Honors Thesis  (4 Credit Hours)  

Course reserved for students writing an honors thesis for a major in Latin. Requires approval of the department and an appropriate faculty director.

LATN 5190  Semester Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

Study abroad course in Latin language. Requires department approval.

LATN 5370  Washington Semester  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

For transfer of credit. Department approval required.

LATN 5380  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

Study abroad course in Latin language. Requires department approval.

LATN 5390  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

Study abroad course in Latin language. Requires department approval.

LATN 5940  Transfer Coursework  (3 Credit Hours)  

For transfer of credit in Latin language. Department approval required.

LATN 6010  Roman Comedy  (3 Credit Hours)  

Selected plays in Latin of Plautus and Terence to suit the needs and desires of the students enrolled.

LATN 6020  Catullus & Elegiac Poets  (3 Credit Hours)  

Readings in Latin from Catullus, the elegies of Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid.

LATN 6030  Virgil  (3 Credit Hours)  

Selected readings in Latin from the Aeneid, Eclogues, and/or Georgics.

LATN 6040  Roman Philosophy  (3 Credit Hours)  

Readings in Latin from Lucretius, Seneca, and other authors.

LATN 6080  Literature of the Age of Nero  (3 Credit Hours)  

This course examines the reign of the emperor Nero through readings in the literature of that period. Particular focus will be placed upon the changing status of the emperor, the role of the emperor as patron of the arts, and the development of intellectual and political resistance to Nero and the principate.

LATN 6110  Special Authors  (3 Credit Hours)  

Readings in Latin from a Roman author.

LATN 6130  Rom Historians of the Republic  (3 Credit Hours)  

Readings in Livy's History or Sallust's Catiline and Jugurtha.

LATN 6140  Roman Satire  (3 Credit Hours)  

Readings in the satires of Horace, Persius, or Juvenal.

LATN 6150  Roman Historians of the Empire  (3 Credit Hours)  

Readings in the historical works of Tacitus and other historians of the Roman empire.

LATN 6170  Cicero  (3 Credit Hours)  

A study of the man and the period based on portions of his work.

LATN 6180  Horace  (3 Credit Hours)  

Close study of the Latin work of Rome’s most important poet.

LATN 6910  Independent Study  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Prerequisite: Graduate student status and approval of department. Students wishing to maintain and improve their skill in reading Latin may enroll in a reading course for one, two, or three credits. The reading will normally be part or all, depending on the amount of credit sought, of the assigned reading in an existing 6000-level course.

LATN 6920  Independent Study  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Prerequisite: Graduate student status and approval of department. Students wishing to maintain and improve their skill in reading Latin may enroll in a reading course for one, two, or three credits. The reading will normally be part or all, depending on the amount of credit sought, of the assigned reading in an existing 6000-level course.

LATN 7040  Selected Readings  (1-9 Credit Hours)  

Prerequisite: Graduate student status and approval of department. Students wishing to maintain and improve their skill in reading Latin may enroll in a reading course for up to 9 credits.

LATN 7920  Independent Study  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Graduate students wishing to maintain and improve their skill in reading Latin may enroll in a reading course for one, two, or three credits. Requires departmental approval and an appropriate faculty supervisor.

LATN 9980  Masters Research  (0 Credit Hours)  

Course reserved for students writing a thesis for the Master's degree in Latin. Requires approval of the department and an appropriate faculty director.