Latin (LATN)

LATN 101 —  Introduction To Latin 1 Course count: 1 

A grammar course introducing the student to the Latin language and its literature.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies

Typically Offered: Annually

LATN 102 —  Introduction To Latin 2 Course count: 1 

A grammar course introducing the student to the Latin language and its literature.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies

Typically Offered: Annually

LATN 213 —  Intermediate Latin 1 Course count: 1 

For students who have completed LATN 101 and 102 or two years of pre-college Latin. This course includes selected readings from Latin authors and an extensive grammar review.

Prerequisite: LATN 102 or equivalent. Students who have taken a higher level LATN course may not register for LATN 213.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies

Typically Offered: Annually

LATN 214 —  Intermediate Latin 2 Course count: 1 

For students who have completed LATN 101 and 102 or two years of pre-college Latin. This course includes selected readings from Latin authors and an extensive grammar review.

Prerequisite: LATN 213 or equivalent. Students who have taken a higher level LATN course may not enroll in LATN 214.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies

Typically Offered: Annually

LATN 275 —  Advanced Latin Workshop Course count: 1 

This intensive intermediate level course will consolidate the student's knowledge of Latin grammar through reading a variety of Latin texts.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies

Typically Offered: Fall

LATN 320 —  Sallust & Livy Course count: 1 

Extensive readings from the works of the Roman historians Sallust and Livy. Study of the sources and methods of Roman historiography.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Historical Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

LATN 321 —  Tacitus Course count: 1 

Concentrates on the Annales of Tacitus. Consideration is given to the Historiae, Agricola, and Germania.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Historical Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

LATN 322 —  Cicero's Speeches Course count: 1 

Selected orations of Cicero are read in the original. Emphasis is placed on rhetorical analysis and on the interpretation of historical and political developments of the first century B.C.E.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

LATN 323 —  Roman Letter Writers Course count: 1 

Selected letters of Cicero and Pliny are read in the original Latin, while those of Seneca are read in English. Consideration is also given to historical background and to the development of letter writing as a literary form.

Prerequisite: LATN 214 or LATN 315 or equivalent. Students without the prerequisite should consult the Department.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

LATN 324 —  Juvenal Course count: 1 

A detailed study of selected satires of Juvenal. Although emphasis is placed on the literary analysis of satire, some attention is also given to Juvenals works as a source for understanding first century CE Rome.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

LATN 343 —  Horace: Odes Course count: 1 

Selected poems from the four books of Odes are read in the original. Emphasis is placed on literary analysis and interpretation. In addition, students read a sampling of Horace's other poetic works in the original.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

LATN 344 —  Catullus Course count: 1 

A literary study and analysis of the poems of Catullus.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

LATN 350 —  Early Christian Literature Course count: 1 

Reading in the original of selected works from the Patristic period. This course can count toward fulfillment of the Religious Studies major.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Literature, Studies in Religion

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

LATN 359 —  Vergil, Eclogues & Georgics Course count: 1 

The development of pastoral and agricultural poetry, as exemplified in Vergil's two poetic masterpieces, Eclogues and Georgics.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

LATN 363 —  Roman Comedy Course count: 1 

Selected plays of Plautus and Terence read in Latin, combined with a study of Greek sources of Roman comedy.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

LATN 365 —  Latin Elegy Course count: 1 

Selected poems from the four books Propertius' elegies are read in the original. Appropriate attention is paid to the background of the elegiac genre. Emphasis is placed on literary analysis and interpretation. One unit.

Prerequisite: LATN 214 or LATN 315 or equivalent. Students without the prerequisite should consult the Department.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

LATN 366 —  Ovid's Metamorphoses Course count: 1 

A close examination of the literary artistry of a number of individual stories in the Metamorphoses.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies, Literature

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

LATN 370 —  Josephus Course count: 1 

Study of the ancient Latin translation of Josephus with comparison to the original Greek text.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies

Typically Offered: Every Third Year

LATN 401 —  Tutorial Course count: 1 

Designed for selected students with approval of a professor and the Department Chair. This work may be done for one or two semesters.

GPA units: 1

Typically Offered: Annually

LATN 402 —  Tutorial Course count: 1 

Designed for selected students with approval of a professor and the Department Chair. This work may be done for one or two semesters.

GPA units: 1