Academic Calendar

Latin (LATN)

LATN 1080  Introduction to the Reading of Latin 1  3 cr  

Readings in Latin poetry and prose with related exercises in grammar and composition intended to prepare students to read Classical and Medieval Latin.

Attributes: Humanities, Recommended Intro Courses

LATN 1090  Introduction to the Reading of Latin 2  3 cr  

Further readings in Latin poetry and prose with related exercises in grammar and composition intended to prepare students to read Classical and Medieval Latin.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in LATN 1080.

Attributes: Humanities, Recommended Intro Courses

LATN 2700  Intermediate Readings in Latin  3 cr  

Further readings in Latin prose and poetry with related exercises in grammar and syntax as continued preparation for the reading of Classical and Medieval Latin. Students may not hold credit for both LATN 2700 and the former LATN 1320.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in LATN 1090] or written consent of department head.

Equiv To: LATN 1320

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 2720  Selected Readings in Republican and Augustan Poetry  3 cr  

Readings from among the comedies of Plautus and Terence, the shorter poems of Catullus, and the Metamorphoses of Ovid.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2700 or the former LATN 1320.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 2740  Selected Readings in Republican and Augustan Prose  3 cr  

Readings from among the works of Livy and Caesar and the letters and philosophical writings of Cicero.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2700 or the former LATN 1320.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 2760  Latin Prose Composition and Sight Translation  3 cr  

Assignments in writing Latin prose and practice in the techniques for effective reading of poetry and prose at sight.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2700 or the former LATN 1320.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 2780  History of the Latin Language  3 cr  

A survey of the language from its Indo-European pre-history to its position as the matrix of the Romance languages. Phonological, morphological and lexical aspects of the language are investigated in the light of Latin documents and some comparative evidence from cognate languages.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2700 or the former LATN 1320.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 2800  Readings in Medieval or Renaissance Latin  3 cr  

Selections of prose and poetry written after the beginning of the fourth century after Christ.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2700 or the former LATN 1320.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 3740  Roman Comedy  3 cr  

Reading of at least two plays from among the comedies of Plautus and Terence.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2720 or LATN 2740] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 3760  Orations of Cicero  3 cr  

Reading of at least two complete speeches from among the political and forensic works of Cicero.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2720 or LATN 2740] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 3780  Roman Satire  3 cr  

Reading of selected Satires of Horace and Juvenal and of excerpts from the Apocolocyntosis of Seneca and the Satyricon of Petronius.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2720 or LATN 2740] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 3800  Lyric and Elegiac Poetry of the Augustan Age  3 cr  

Selected Odes and Epodes of Horace and amatory elegies of Propertius, Ovid and Tibullus.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2720 or LATN 2740] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 3820  Vergil's Aeneid  3 cr  

Reading of at least three books of the Aeneid.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2720 or LATN 2740] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 3840  Vergil's Eclogues and Georgics  3 cr  

Reading of the Eclogues in their entirety and at least two books of the Georgics.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2720 or LATN 2740] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 3860  The Roman Historians  3 cr  

Reading of selected passages from the works of Livy, Caesar, Sallust and Tacitus.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2720 or LATN 2740] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 3880  Poetry of the Silver Age  3 cr  

Reading of one or two tragedies of Seneca with selections from the works of Martial, Statius or Lucan.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: [a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2720 or LATN 2740] or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 3932  Advanced Studies in Latin Prose Literature  3 cr  

Readings in a particular genre such as philosophy, history, or rhetoric with substantial reading in secondary critical or interpretive literature. The course content may vary. Students can earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2720 or LATN 2740 or LATN 2800 or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities

LATN 3942  Advanced Studies in Latin Poetry  3 cr  

Readings in a particular genre such as epic, lyric, comedy or elegy with substantial reading in secondary critical or interpretive literature. The course content may vary. Students can earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.

PR/CR: A minimum grade of C is required unless otherwise indicated.
Prerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in LATN 2720 or LATN 2740 or LATN 2800 or written consent of department head.

Attributes: Humanities