The Latin minor program of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages allows students to develop skills in the Latin language. The department’s mission is to prepare and enable students, through the acquisition of a second language, to participate in a multilingual and multicultural world.
The Latin language program employs a culture-based communicative approach that fosters the requisite skills to speak, listen to, read, write and learn Latin. Cultural awareness is integrated at every level since language is culture and culture is language.
Requirements for Minor in Classical Latin (18 credits)
A minor in Latin requires six courses beyond LT 203 both in the target language as well as non-language courses that are offered by other departments of the college. A placement exam is required before you begin study in the Latin program.
Required Courses (12 credits):
LT 204 Intermediate Latin II - 3 credits
Any 300 level course(s) and above in literature - 6 credits
Any 300 level course(s) and above in culture/civilization - 3 credits
Select any two non-language courses from the following (6 credits):
EL 321 Classical Greek Poetry and Drama - 3 credits
HI 204 Measure of All Things: The Greek Legacy - 3 credits
HI 206 Caesar and Christ: The Roman Legacy 3 credits
AR 101 Art History, Ancient through Renaissance - 3 credits
AN 230 Archaeology - 3 credits
Students who minor in Latin have the opportunity to