Department of
Religion and Classics

Undergraduate Programs

Courses in Latin

Check the course schedules/descriptions available via the Registrar's Office for the official schedules for the widest range of terms for which such information is available.


Below you will find a list of all undergraduate courses that have been offered.

NOTE: Not all of these courses are offered in any given year.

LAT 101 ELEMENTARY LATIN I

Come learn the language of Vergil, Cicero, and St. Augustine. Latin has been the western world's learned language for 2000 years and is the source for most of the scholarly and technical vocabulary of English. The elementary Latin sequence (LAT 101, LAT 102, LAT 103) is designed to get you reading authentic materials quickly. For LAT 101, no Latin background is required or assumed.

Last Offered: Spring 2016

LAT 102 ELEMENTARY LATIN II

This course completes Latin 101's introduction to Latin grammar and introduces the reading of continuous Latin prose.

Prerequisites: LAT 101 or permission of instructor.
Last Offered: Fall 2016

LAT 103 INTERMEDIATE LATIN

This course will transition students from the study of grammar to reading lengthy prose passages in classical Latin. It will focus on authors from the end of the Roman Republic and will include grammar review and the historical context in which the texts were composed.

Prerequisites: LAT 102 or permission of instructor.
Last Offered: Spring 2016

LAT 104 INTERMEDIATE LATIN II

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LAT 105 INT CLASSICAL&MEDIEVAL LATIN

No description

Last Offered: Summer 2016

LAT 202 CAESAR

No description

Last Offered: Fall 2012

LAT 203 OVID

Translation and discussion of selections from Ovid's "Metamorphoses".

Last Offered: Fall 2015

LAT 204 CATULLUS

A close study of the poems of Catullus.

Prerequisites: LAT 103
Last Offered: Fall 2014

LAT 204W CATULLUS

No description

Last Offered: Fall 2014

LAT 206 VIRGIL'S AENEID

A study of Virgil's Aeneid. Concentration on translation and interpretation of the work and improving linguistic and critical skills in the student.

Last Offered: Fall 2013

LAT 207 LUCRETIUS, DE RERUM NATURA

Selections from Lucretius’ philosophical poetry.

Last Offered: Fall 2012

LAT 210 CICERO

This course examines representative works of the Roman orator, philosopher, and statesman Cicero, whose writings greatly influenced the development of Latin prose.

Last Offered: Spring 2014

LAT 210W CICERO

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LAT 216 ROMAN HISTORIANS

Selections from major Roman historians are read and discussed.

LAT 217 LIVY AND TACITUS

In this course, we will read selections of the writings of the Roman historians Livy and Tacitus. Much of the class time will be devoted to translation and to understanding the use of language and syntax by the two authors. We will also examine critically the historical content of the texts we are reading, and we will learn about the social and historical setting in which the authors themselves lived and wrote. In this context, we will read some modern scholarship on Livy and Tacitus and also writings (in translation) of other ancient authors.

Last Offered: Spring 2015

LAT 220 PLAUTUS & ROMAN COMEDY

A study and translation of one whole play of Plautus and passages from several others.

Prerequisites: LAT 103
Last Offered: Spring 2016

LAT 221 MEDIEVAL LATIN PROSE

Introduction to a variety of Medieval Latin texts. Students complete independent studies of an author or topic of their choice.

Last Offered: Summer 2015

LAT 222 LATIN EPIGRAPHY

No description

Last Offered: Spring 2012

LAT 223 LATIN EPIGRAPHY IN ROME

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Last Offered: Spring 2016

LAT 224 ROMAN SATIRE

Readings in Latin drawn from authors of Roman satire, who include Lucilius, Horace, Juvenal, Martial, Seneca the Younger, Petronius, and Persius.

Last Offered: Fall 2016

LAT 240W CATULLUS

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LAT 250 LATIN SKILLS

Focus is on the development of listening, speaking, and writing skills for Latin students and prospective teachers.

Last Offered: Fall 2011

LAT 390 SUPERVISED TEACHING

No description

Last Offered: Fall 2016

LAT 391 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Advanced readings in unadapted Latin texts, by arrangement with the instructor.

Last Offered: Fall 2016

LAT 391W INDEPENDENT STUDY

No description

Last Offered: Spring 2016

LAT 393 SENIOR PROJECT

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Last Offered: Fall 2016

LAT 421 MEDIEVAL LATIN PROSE

Introduction to a variety of Medieval Latin texts. Students complete independent studies of an author or topic of their choice.

Last Offered: Summer 2015

LAT 450 LATIN SKILLS

This course focuses on the development of listening, speaking, and writing skills for Latin students and prospective teachers.

Last Offered: Fall 2011

LAT 491 MASTER'S READING COURSE

No description

Last Offered: Spring 2016

LAT 495 MASTER'S RESEARCH LATIN

No description

Last Offered: Spring 2016

LAT 591 PHD READINGS

No description

Last Offered: Fall 2016

LAT 890 SUMMER IN RESIDENCE - MA

No description

Last Offered: Summer 2011

LAT 895 CONT OF MASTER'S ENROLLMENT

No description

Last Offered: Spring 2016

LAT 990 SUMMER IN RESIDENCE

No description

Last Offered: Summer 2011