This Course and Program Catalogue is effective from May 2019 to April 2020.

Not all courses described in the Course and Program Catalogue are offered each year. For a list of course offerings in 2019-2020, please consult the class search website.

The following conventions are used for course numbering:

  • 010-099 represent non-degree level courses
  • 100-699 represent undergraduate degree level courses
  • 700-999 represent graduate degree level courses

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LATN 112.3: Latin for Beginners I

Latin is the language of ancient Rome, but its relevance—as a language of empire, of religion, of science and learning—has persisted into the modern period. In this course, you will learn the basics of Latin. With attention to the grammatical forms of the language and through the regular practice of reading and writing in Latin, you will begin to understand the structures of Latin and prepare yourself for the reading of Latin literature.

Weekly hours: 5 Lecture hours


LATN 113.3: Latin for Beginners II

In this course, you will continue the sequence begun in LATN 112 and become familiar with more complex forms of Latin grammar. You will acquire a broad vocabulary and become more comfortable reading extended passages of Latin prose and poetry. You will have the opportunity to read selections from works written by a range of Roman authors like Cicero and Caesar, Catullus and Virgil.

Weekly hours: 5 Lecture hours
Prerequisite(s): LATN 112.


LATN 202.3: Intermediate Latin I

In this course, you will consolidate your knowledge of the language and its structures. You will continue to learn the more advanced grammar of Latin, but you will spend progressively more time reading original Latin works by Roman authors. The goal of this course is that you finish with the ability to read continuous passages of Latin literature.

Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
Prerequisite(s): LATN 113.
Note: Minimum of 75 per cent in Latin 113 recommended.


LATN 203.3: Intermediate Latin II

In this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of the language, especially through the regular reading of continuous passages of Latin literature. At the end of this course, you should have a firm grasp of the structures of the language and the preparation necessary for the more careful study of Roman authors.

Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
Prerequisite(s): LATN 202.


LATN 298.3: Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations. Students interested in these courses should contact the department for more information.

Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours


LATN 299.6: Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations. Students interested in these courses should contact the department for more information.

Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours


LATN 398.3: Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours


LATN 399.6: Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours


LATN 400.3: Senior Latin

Advanced study, in Latin, of particular authors, works, or genres, with emphasis on the precise translation and analysis (grammatical, metrical, stylistic, historical, and/or literary) of the assigned Latin texts. May be taken more than once for credit.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Prerequisite(s): LATN 203.
Note: Pre-1815; Europe and Great Britain. Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


LATN 498.3: Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours


LATN 499.6: Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours