Latin Courses

LAT 101 Elementary Latin I

4 hours

The first course of a two-semester sequence emphasizing basic grammar, vocabulary, and syntax of Latin. No prerequisite.

LAT 102 Elementary Latin II

4 hours

The second course of a two-semester sequence which continues the study of ancient Latin grammar, vocabulary, and syntax. Passages are drawn from a variety of Latin works. Prerequisite: LAT 101.

LAT 201 Intermediate Latin

4 hours

A review of Latin grammar, vocabulary, and syntax, followed by readings from a variety of authors and works. Prerequisite: LAT 102. (HEPT)

LAT 202 Readings in Latin

4 hours

Fourth-semester readings from one or more Latin authors or works, such as Cicero, Catullus, Virgil, and Medieval Latin. Prerequisite: LAT 201. (HEPT)

LAT 285/295 Directed Study

2, 4 hours

An opportunity to pursue individualized or experiential learning with a faculty member, at the sophomore level or above, either within or outside the major. LAT 285 can be taken only during January Term, LAT 295 can be taken during the fall, spring, or summer terms.

LAT 301 Advanced Latin Prose

4 hours

Prose readings chosen from a single Latin author or from a variety of authors within a particular genre. Authors and works may include Cicero, Livy, Tacitus, early Christian literature, Medieval Latin, or others. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Prerequisite: LAT 202. (HEPT)

LAT 302 Advanced Latin Poetry

4 hours

Poetry readings chosen from a single Latin author or from a variety of authors within a particular genre. Authors and works may include Virgil, Horace, Ovid, or others. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Prerequisite: LAT 202. (HEPT, W)

LAT 375 Directed Readings

1, 2, or 4 hours

Consent of instructor.

LAT 395 Independent Study

1, 2, or 4 hours

LAT 490 Senior Project

4 hours

LAT 493 Senior Honors Project

4 hours

A yearlong independent research project. Applications are completed on the Honors Program form available at the registrar's office, requiring the signatures of a faculty supervisor, the department head, the honors program director, and the registrar. Interdisciplinary projects require the signatures of two faculty supervisors. The project must be completed by the due date for senior projects. The completed project is evaluated by a review committee consisting of the faculty supervisor, another faculty member from the major department, and a faculty member from outside the major department. All projects must be presented publicly. Only projects awarded an "A- or A" qualify for "department honors" designation. The honors project fulfills the all-college senior project requirement.