Latin (LAT)

LAT 100  Ecclesiastical Latin(Rome Exp)    3 sem. hrs.

Introductory study of Latin language through the lens of ecclesiastical (medieval) Latin. The course will concentrate on basic Latin grammar with an emphasis on liturgical vocabulary and medieval Latin syntax. Replaces Latin 101 for students with Rome experience.

LAT 101  Elementary Latin I    3 sem. hrs.

Basic structure and vocabulary of the language enabling students to comprehend elementary Latin prose. Attention to English vocabulary building through Latin derivational study. These courses can be used to satisfy the foreign language requirement of the core curriculum only by students who have never studied Latin or who have had no more than two years of the language at the high school level or three semester hours at the college level.

LAT 102  Elementary Latin II    3 sem. hrs.

Basic structure and vocabulary of the language enabling students to comprehend elementary Latin prose. Attention to English vocabulary building through Latin derivational study. These courses can be used to satisfy the foreign language requirement of the core curriculum only by students who have never studied Latin or who have had no more than two years of the language at the high school level or three semester hours at the college level.

LAT 201  Intermediate Latin I    3 sem. hrs.

Review of basic structure and syntax; study of advanced grammatical structures; readings in Latin stories and poetry; emphasis on Latin vocabulary development with attention to English vocabulary building through derivational study. These courses can be used to satisfy the foreign language requirement of the core curriculum only by students who have had three years or more of Latin at the high school level.

Prerequisite: LAT 102 or placement.

LAT 202  Intermediate Latin II    3 sem. hrs.

Review of basic structure and syntax; study of advanced grammatical structures; readings in Latin stories and poetry; emphasis on Latin vocabulary development with attention to English vocabulary building through derivational study. These courses can be used to satisfy the foreign language requirement of the core curriculum only by students who have had three years or more of Latin at the high school level.

Prerequisite: LAT 102 or placement.

LAT 301  Advanced Latin I    3 sem. hrs.

Readings from selected Roman prose writers and poets; study of advanced syntax and Latin prose composition; continued emphasis on vocabulary development.

LAT 302  Advanced Latin II    3 sem. hrs.

Readings from selected Roman prose writers and poets; study of advanced syntax and Latin prose composition; continued emphasis on vocabulary development.

LAT 491  Studies in Latin    3 sem. hrs.

Directed readings and discussions of specific literary or linguistic texts or topics.

Prerequisites: Permission of the Division Chair and Vice President for Academic Affairs is required.