LATN - Latin


2017-2018 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG

Effective 1 June 2017 through 31 May 2018

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Course Descriptions

LATN 1090 Elementary Latin: Level I (1-3)

Introduces the language and culture of ancient Rome. The acquisition of vocabulary, grammatical forms, and linguistic structures enables students to decipher complex Latin sentences and encourages them to think critically about the nature of this language, and that of their own native language. The cultural content of this course touches on the roots of Western civilization and develops students' intercultural skills. May be repeated once for credit with permission of department chair.

LATN 1100 Elementary Latin: Level II (1-3)

This course is a continuation of Elementary Latin I. The remaining grammar, inflected forms, and syntax of Latin are learned, while texts illustrating these various constructions are read. The texts used for translation are stories from Roman mythology and history, and excerpts from classical literature. The cultural content of this course touches on the roots of Western civilization and develops students' intercultural skills. Prerequisite: LATN 1090 or equivalent. May be repeated once for credit with permission of department chair.

LATN 2090 Intermediate Latin: Level I (1-3)

This course is a continuation of LATN 1100, with increased emphasis on translation of the classical authors into thoughtful and accurate English and a deeper insight into the culture of Ancient Rome. Prerequisite: LATN 1100 or equivalent. May be repeated once for credit with permission of department chair.