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  • LATIN 101  Fundamentals of Latin I

    Description:
    Latin 101 introduces students to the Latin language by teaching them to read, write, and speak in elementary forms. The goals are to enable students (1) to read elementary texts with some ease and fluency, (2) to manipulate Latin and English grammar, and (3) to enhance their English vocabulary.   More Info

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  • LATIN 102  Fundamentals of Latin II

    Description:
    Latin 102 continues the reading, writing and speaking exercises of Latin 101. Particular attention will be given to using and understanding complex sentences and to increasing Latin vocabulary. The goals are to enable students (1) to read increasingly complex Latin texts with some ease and fluency, (2) to manipulate the grammar, syntax and vocabulary of Latin, and (3) to deepen their knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary.   More Info

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  • LATIN 115  Intensive Elementary Latin

    Description:
    An intensive course aimed at developing reading skills in Latin. This course covers a year's worth in one semester. Open to students with no previous training in Latin.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • LATIN 211  Intermed Latin

    Description:
    Review of the basic grammar and introductory reading of prose, to include Caesar and Pliny. Students with three years of high school Latin May Qualify.   More Info

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  • LATIN 220  Readings in Latin Literature

    Description:
    This fourth-semester Latin course will introduce students to a variety of Latin authors, focusing on the goals of enhancing the students' reading speed and proficiency, developing their ability to analyze literary structure, and increasing their understanding of Roman culture and history as well as its lasting influence.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • LATIN 222  Ovid-Metamorphoses

    Description:
    Continuation of Latin 211. Reading in Ovid's Metamorphoses.   More Info

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  • LATIN 301  Cicero

    Description:
    Reading in Cicero's orations, philosophical, or rhetorical works; background and scholarship.   More Info

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  • LATIN 302  Caesar

    Description:
    Reading in the works of Caesar; background and scholarship.   More Info

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  • LATIN 303  Roman Comedy

    Description:
    Reading in the plays of Plautus and Terence; background and scholarship.   More Info

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  • LATIN 306  Tacitus

    Description:
    Reading in the historical works of Tacitus; background and scholarship.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • LATIN 308  Livy

    Description:
    Reading in the historical works of Livy; background and scholarship.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • LATIN 309  Lucretius

    Description:
    Reading On the Nature of Things; background and scholarship.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • LATIN 310  Virgil

    Description:
    Reading in the works of Virgil with primary emphasis on the Aeneid; background and scholarship. Required for Latin majors, and for combined Greek/Latin majors.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • LATIN 312  Horace

    Description:
    Reading in the works of Horace; background and scholarship.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • LATIN 313  Juvenal

    Description:
    Reading in the satires of Juvenal; background and scholarship.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • LATIN 314  Catullus and Horace

    Description:
    In this course we read, in Latin, significant excerpts from the poetry of Catullus and Horace. We discuss the influences of lyric and Hellenistic poetic traditions; the political back ground of the late republic and early empire; and attitudes toward love, death, and nature.   More Info

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  • LATIN 320  Latin Letters

    Description:
    A survey of the epistolary genre in Latin literature. Readings will focus on Cicero, Seneca and Pliny; short examples from Horace, Ovid, Fronto and Petrarch will also be included. Letters will be considered in historical, social and literary contexts. Students will evaluate the structure, content and evolution of the genre.   More Info

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  • LATIN 330  Latin Love Poetry

    Description:
    This course focuses on readings in the amatory poetry of Catullus, Horace, Virgil and the Roman elegists. Significant attention is paid to historical, philosophical, and cultural context, literary history and genre distinctions, and the love poets' use of their poetry to reflect their constructions of self and society. Students will be introduced to relevant secondary literature.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • LATIN 335  Latin Historians

    Description:
    This course surveys the Latin historians, focusing primarily on Sallust, Livy, and Tacitus. Earlier writers, such as Cato the Elder, and later ones, such as Ammianus Marcellinus, are briefly considered. Substantial excerpts of these historians will be read in Latin and studied in their historical, social and literary contexts.   More Info

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  • LATIN 376  Latin Prose Composition

    Description:
    This course provides an intensive introduction to written composition in the Latin language. Stress will be laid on writing as an active methodology, on the premise that fluency in Latin is achieved more effectively through Latin-on-Latin composition, rather that through a traditional English-to-Latin translation approach. The normal starting point for activities will be a Latin text; assignments will progress in complexity from rephrasings or restructurings of parts of the text to free composition.   More Info

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  • LATIN 397  Special Topics

    Description:
    This course will cover selected topics in Latin, taught by staff or visiting lecturers.   More Info

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  • LATIN 415  Methods of Teaching in the Latin Language

    Description:
    This course explores the theory and practice of teaching in the schools (K-12). We will discuss pedagogical approaches that have been developed in recent decades and the textbooks that they have produced. Members of the class will develop imaginative activities and techniques for teaching out to students.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • LATIN 460  History of Latin Literature

    Description:
    This course is a survey of Latin literature by genre and chronology from the earliest Latin writing through the reign of Hadrian. Students will read selections of Latin prose and poetry from the works of all major authors and will evaluate the structure and content of each work within its historical and literary contexts. The goals of the course are to give students a strong foundation in the development and evolution of Latin literature and to prepare them for subject area examinations for prospective teachers of Latin such as Praxis and MTEL.   More Info

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    • TBA
  • LATIN 478  Independent Study

    Description:
    Directed projects in Latin language and literature.   More Info

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  • LATIN 479  Independent Study

    Description:
    Directed projects in Latin language and literature.   More Info

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  • LATIN 490  Honors

    Description:
    Special projects in Latin language and literature for honors candidates.   More Info

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