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2009-2011 Courses and Programs

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World Languages and Cultures

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Latin (Latin)

For courses in Latin literature taught in English, see Classical Studies.

Minor requirements

Minors are required to complete 9 credits at the 300 level or higher.

Courses primarily for undergraduate students

Latin 101. Elementary Latin I. (4-0) Cr. 4. F.Grammar and vocabulary of classical Latin, within the context of Roman culture; reading knowledge through texts adapted from classical authors. Credit by examination in the Department of World Languages and Cultures for courses numbered 101, 102 and 201 is available only to students who are not currently enrolled in the course. Credit by examination for other courses in the Department is normally not available.

Latin 102. Elementary Latin II. (4-0) Cr. 4. S.Prereq: 101. Grammar and vocabulary of classical Latin, within the context of Roman culture; reading knowledge through texts adapted from classical authors. Credit by examination in the Department of World Languages and Cultures for courses numbered 101, 102 and 201 is available only to students who are not currently enrolled in the course. Credit by examination for other courses in the Department is normally not available.

Latin 201. Intermediate Latin. (4-0) Cr. 4. F.Prereq: 102. Emphasis on grammatical principles, composition and reading Latin texts. Credit by examination in the Department of World Languages and Cultures for courses numbered 101, 102 and 201 is available only to students who are not currently enrolled in the course. Credit by examination for other courses in the Department is normally not available.

Latin 332. Introduction to Latin Literature. (3-0) Cr. 3. S.Prereq: 201. Readings in Latin Literature with emphasis on critical analysis of style, structure or thought.

Latin 441. Advanced Readings in Latin Literature. (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F.Prereq: 332. Study of individual authors or genres; intensive readings in the original supplemented by modern criticism and analysis in English. Authors and genres will vary; courses may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits each. Nonmajor graduate credit.

Latin 442. Advanced Topics in Latin Literature. (3-0) Cr. 3. Repeatable. S.Prereq: 332. Advanced study of authors or topics relating to Latin literature. Authors and topics will vary; courses may be repeated to a maximum of 6 credits each. Nonmajor graduate credit.

Latin 490. Independent Study. Cr. 1-6. Repeatable.Prereq: 6 credits in Latin and permission of department chair. Designed to meet the needs of students who seek work in areas other than those in which courses are offered, or who desire to integrate a study of literature or language with special problems in major fields. No more than 9 credits in Latin 490 may be counted toward graduation.