Latin (LAT)

LAT 101. Elementary Latin I. 3 Credit Hours.

This course presumes no previous study of Latin. It endeavors to prepare the student for continuing the language at the college level.

LAT 102. Elementary Latin II. 3 Credit Hours.

This course continues the study of Latin and builds upon the grammar and syntax already learned in LAT 101.

Prerequisite: LAT 101 or the high school equivalent.

LAT 103. Intermediate Latin I. 3 Credit Hours.

This course completes the study of grammar and syntax begun in LAT 101-102 and prepares the student for reading and understanding of unadapted Latin prose and verse.

Prerequisite: LAT 102 or the high school equivalent.

LAT 104. Intermediate Latin II. 3 Credit Hours.

The objective of this course is to introduce students to readings from a variety of less difficult Latin authors in order that they acquire a highter level of comprehension and reasonable speed in reading unadapted Latin.

Prerequisite: LAT 103 or the high school equivalent.

LAT 203. Intro to Latin Lit: Prose. 3 Credit Hours.

Designed as a general survey of the development of Latin prose and its historical and cultural backgrounds, this course introduces the student to selections from a number of representative authors, including Caesar, Cicero, Nepos, Livy and Pliny. The course also reviews the basic grammar and syntax of Latin prose and is suitable for students with four years of high school Latin.

Prerequisite: LAT 103 or equivalent.

LAT 204. Intro to Latin Lit:Poetry. 3 Credit Hours.

This course serves as an introduction to the reading and appreciation of Latin verse. Focusing primarily on epic and elegy, readings include selections from Vergil, Ovid, Tibullus, Propertius and Martial. The course introduces the student to the essentials of Latin meter and is suitable for students with four years of high school Latin.

Prerequisite: LAT 103 or equivalent.

LAT 215. Golden Age Prose. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected readings designed to introduce the student to the prose literature of typical Golden Age authors, including: Caesar, Cicero, Livy, and Sallust. In any given semester, authors and selections read will be based on student interest and program needs.

Prerequisite: LAT 103 or equivalent.

LAT 216. Silver Age Prose. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected readings designed to introduce the student to the prose literature of typical Silver Age authors, including Suetonius, Seneca, Petronius, Tacitus, and Pliny. In any given semester, authors and selections read will be based on student interest and program needs.

Prerequisite: LAT 103 or equivalent.

LAT 390. Independent Study. 1-3 Credit Hours.

A student who wishes to pursue an independent study project for academic credit must submit, prior to registration, a proposed plan of study that includes the topic to be studied and goal to be achieved, the methodology to be followed, schedule of supervision, end product, evaluation procedure and number of credits sought. The proposal must be approved by the supervising faculty member, the department chair and the academic dean. It will be kept on file in the academic dean's office. Credit and hours by arrangement.