LAT-111
Credit Hours:
4
Elementary Latin
An introduction to the fundamental morphology and syntax of Latin. Exercises in grammar and translation are based primarily upon quotations from Latin literature. No prerequisite. (Offered in Fall only)
LAT-112
Credit Hours:
4
Intermediate Latin
An introduction to advanced grammar and the idiomatic language of Latin. Emphasis is given to the development of translation skills by reading extended passages of Latin prose and poetry. Prerequisite: Latin 111 or consent of instructor. (Offered in Spring only)
LAT-211
Credit Hours:
4
Latin Prose and Poetry
Readings from ancient and medieval Latin. Selections range from Cicero's philosophical works to the Aeneid of Vergil and some attention is given to the literature's relationship to cultural milieu. Prerequisite: Latin 112 or consent of instructor. (Offered in Fall only)
LAT-301
Credit Hours:
4
Roman Rhetoric
Selections from the orations and rhetorical treatises of Cicero. Consideration is given to the influence of rhetoric in politics and education. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
LAT-302
Credit Hours:
4
Roman Comedy
Selected works of the comic playwrights Plautus and Terence. Colloquial Latin, the definition of humor and the influences of Greek comedy are important topics. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
LAT-311
Credit Hours:
4
Roman Historiography
Selections from the works of major Roman historians: Sallust, Livy and Tacitus. Emphasis will be given to the work of one author in matters of style, content and bias. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
LAT-312
Credit Hours:
4
Latin Lyric and Elegy
Selections from the Odes of Horace, the elegies of Propertius, and Ovid's Amores. Attention is directed to poetry as a vehicle of personal expression and social commentary. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
LAT-322
Credit Hours:
4
Latin Epic
The epic genre as defined by Roman poets. A typical focus is Vergil's Aeneid with some comparative analysis of epics written by Lucretius, Ovid and Lucan. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
LAT-331
Credit Hours:
4
Silver Age Latin
PROSE readings from the Satyricon of Petronius and the letters of Seneca and Pliny the Younger. Consideration is given to the literary expression of the changing mores and perspectives of imperial Roman society. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
LAT-332
Credit Hours:
4
Silver Age Latin
POETRY selections from the epigrams of Martial and the Satires of Juvenal. Consideration centers on poetry as an instrument for social criticism and personal invective. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
LAT-341
Credit Hours:
4
Topics in Latin Language and Literature
An examination of a particular genre, theme, or topic in the Latin language or literature. Past offerings have included 'Latin Prose Composition', 'Medieval Latin', and 'Imaginary Women'. Prerequisites: LAT 211, previous enrollment in Latin 300-level, or consent of instructor.
LAT-361
Credit Hours:
1-4
Directed Study
LAT-362
Credit Hours:
1-4
Directed Study
LAT-363
Credit Hours:
1-4
Independent Study
LAT-364
Credit Hours:
1-4
Independent Study
LAT-451
Credit Hours:
4
Senior Research
LAT-452
Credit Hours:
4
Senior Research