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A major in Latin is currently available only as a teaching major.
Teaching Major: A minimum of nine course
credits, which include six course credits in Latin beyond LAT
101; two additional course credits in Classical Studies
selected with the approval of the Department; ENG 311
(Grammar and the Politics of English) or LAL 352 (Linguistics); and LAL
308 (Language Teaching Methodology). In addition to the
foregoing requirements, prospective teachers must also apply for
admission to the Teacher Education Program
(preferably at the start of their sophomore year) and complete a second
major in Secondary Education described under
101-102. Beginning Latin I & II
Introduction to Classical Latin based upon grammatical analysis and reading. Latin prefixes found in English words. Techniques of etymology to increase recognition and comprehension of English vocabulary. Offered two out of every three years. J. GRUBER-MILLER
205. Introduction to Latin
Readings from one or more authors such as
Plautus, Catullus, Cicero, Caesar, Horace, Ovid, Petronius, Pliny, or
Martial. Prerequisite: LAT 102. Offered two
out of every three years. J. GRUBER-MILLER
280/380. Internship: see Courses 280/380.
290/390. Individual Project: see Courses 290/390.
291. Intermediate Tutorial
Topic selected by the student in consultation with the instructor. Prerequisite: LAT 102. Offered on request, subject to availability of faculty.
312. Age of Cicero
Fall of the Roman Republic, as seen through the eyes of Cicero and his contemporaries, Catullus, Lucretius, and Sallust. Prerequisite: LAT 205. Offered every third year. (Humanities) J. GRUBER-MILLER
313. Age of Augustus
Golden Age of Latin literature. Readings from Vergil, Horace, Ovid, or the Roman love elegists. Prerequisite: LAT 205. Offered every third year. (Humanities) J. GRUBER-MILLER
368. Roman Historians
Readings from Tacitus, Livy, or Caesar in order to assess the Romans' contribution to and influence upon the writing of history. Prerequisite: LAT 205. Offered every third year. (Humanities) J. GRUBER-MILLER
391. Advanced Tutorial
Topic selected by the student in consultation with the instructor. Prerequisite: LAT 291. Offered on request, subject to availability of faculty.
511. Latin Reading Group (1/4)
Maintenance of Latin language skills through reading a variety of Roman
authors. Texts selected in consultation with the participating students.
Course meets once a week for a semester. Prerequisite: LAT
102 or permission of instructor. (CR)
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