Latin (LATN)

LATN 10100 Elementary Latin I (LA)

Latin language, literature, and culture of ancient Rome and the Middle Ages. Emphasis on pronunciation, noun cases, agreement, phrases, and clauses. Readings include simple prose narratives from Roman history, fables, and mythology. Students work with an interactive computer program, supplemented by weekly review classes, drills, translations, and tests administered by the instructor. Open to students with no previous Latin, or by placement examination. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: 3A, CSA, G, H, HM, HU, TIDE
3 Credits

LATN 10200 Elementary Latin II (LA)

Continuation of LATN10100 Elementary Latin I. Latin language, literature, and culture of ancient Rome and the Middle Ages. Emphasis on noun and verb system, agreement, phrases, and clauses. Readings include simple prose narratives from Roman history, fables, and mythology, and simple poetry. Students work with an interactive computer program, supplemented by weekly review classes, drills, translations, and tests administered by the instructor. Prerequisites: LATN10100 with a grade of C- or better, or by placement exam. (F-S,Y)
Attributes: 3A, G, H, HU
3 Credits

LATN 20000 Comprehensive Intermediate Latin (LA)

Intensive completion of Latin grammar for intermediate proficiency, with a study of Latin literature focused on the poetry of Ovid and other authors of the Golden Age. Prerequisite: LATN 10200 with a grade of C- or better. (Y)
Attributes: 3A, CSA, G, H, HU
3 Credits

LATN 25000 Classical Mythology (LA)

A study of major themes in western mythology, including Creation and Flood narratives, Jason and the Argonauts, Orpheus and Eurydice, Perseus, the Labors of Hercules, and the Trojan War, among others, using translations of the ancient Roman poet Ovid with supplementary material from other classical authors. Examines later retelling of the ancient myths as seen in medieval and modern adaptations. Prerequisites: sophomore standing. (Y)
Attributes: 3A, G, H, HU
3 Credits

LATN 29900-49900 Independent Study (LA)

Individual research, study, and/or writing on particular topics, supervised by a mentor of the department. Offered on demand only. Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and department chair. (IRR)
1-3 Credits