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Latin (LAT) Course Descriptions

Department of Philosophy and Classics, College of Liberal and Fine Arts


LAT 1114  Introductory Latin I [TCCN: LATI 1411.]
(3-2) 4 hours credit.
Fundamentals of Latin grammar and readings in Latin.

LAT 1124  Introductory Latin II [TCCN: LATI 1412.]
(3-2) 4 hours credit. Prerequisite: LAT 1114.
Fundamentals of Latin grammar and readings in Latin.

LAT 1214  Self-Paced Introductory Latin
4 hours credit.
Fundamentals of Latin grammar and readings in Latin. Students take two semesters of this course to complete the first two semesters of Latin on a self-paced basis. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 8 semester credit hours may be used in any degree program. Students must demonstrate competency with a “C” or better before repeating this course for credit. Students cannot receive credit for both LAT 1114 and a first semester of this course; students cannot receive credit for both LAT 1124 and a second semester of this course.

LAT 2113  Intermediate Latin I [TCCN: LATI 2311.]
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: LAT 1124 or the equivalent.
Continued practice in reading Latin. Selections from Cicero, Sallust, Catullus, and/or Virgil. Review of Latin grammar and syntax.

LAT 2123  Intermediate Latin II [TCCN: LATI 2312.]
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: LAT 2113 or the equivalent.
Reading and in-depth analysis of a particular Latin author such as Ovid, Virgil, Cicero, Lucretius, Petronius, or Plautus.

LAT 2213  Self-Paced Intermediate Latin
3 hours credit. Prerequisite: LAT 1124 or the equivalent.
Review of Latin grammar and syntax. Continued practice in reading Latin, including such authors as Catullus, Cicero, Lucretius, Ovid, Petronius, Plautus, Sallust, and Virgil. Students take two semesters of this course to complete the third and fourth semesters of Latin on a self-paced basis. May be repeated for credit, but not more than 8 semester credit hours may be used in any degree program. Students must demonstrate competency with a “C” or better before repeating this course for credit. Students cannot receive credit for both LAT 2113 and a first semester of this course; students cannot receive credit for both LAT 2123 and a second semester of this course.

LAT 3113  Selected Latin Authors
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: LAT 2123 or the equivalent.
Close reading and critical analysis of a Latin text or texts, author, topic, or genre. May be repeated for credit when authors vary.

LAT 4013  Advanced Readings in Latin
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: LAT 2123 or the equivalent.
Concentrated readings and interpretation of a selected Latin author, genre, or series of texts. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.