Latin (LAT)

Latin (LAT) Courses

LAT 1114. Introductory Latin I. (3-2) 4 Credit Hours. (TCCN = LATI 1411)

Fundamentals of Latin grammar and readings in Latin. May be applied toward the Core Curriculum requirement in Language, Philosophy and Culture. Generally offered: Fall.

LAT 1124. Introductory Latin II. (3-2) 4 Credit Hours. (TCCN = LATI 1412)

Prerequisite: LAT 1114. Fundamentals of Latin grammar and readings in Latin. Generally offered: Spring.

LAT 1214. Self-Paced Introductory Latin. (4-0) 4 Credit Hours.

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. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours. (TCCN = LATI 2311)

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. Generally offered: Fall.

LAT 2123. Intermediate Latin II. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours. (TCCN = LATI 2312)

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. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

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 Credit Hours.

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 3213. Latin Epic Poetry. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Intermediate Latin II or equivalent. Students will read, analyze and discuss selections from Vergil’s Aeneid and Ovid’s Metamorphoses, setting the poems in the context of the historical and social events in Rome that inspired them as well as exploring their Greek precedents.

LAT 3223. Latin Lyric Poetry. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Intermediate Latin II or equivalent. Students will read, analyze and discuss the poetry of Catullus and Horace, setting the poems in the context of the historical and social events in Rome that inspired them and exploring the Greek precedents for the genre of lyric poetry.

LAT 3253. Republican Prose. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Intermediate Latin II or equivalent. An overview of the development of prose in the Republican era, with an emphasis on the works of Cicero and Caesar. Students consider the rhetorical and generic features of their composition and the historical social and political circumstances that produced them.

LAT 4013. Advanced Readings in Latin. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.

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.