Latin Courses

Latin: LAT

Lower-Division Courses

LAT 601C. Beginning Latin.

Fundamentals of grammar and reading. Six lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Latin 601C; 506 and 507

LAT 506. First-Year Latin I.

Fundamentals of grammar and reading. Five lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Latin 601C; or 506 and 507.

LAT 507. First-Year Latin II.

Continuation of Latin 506. Five lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Latin 601C; or 506 and 507 Prerequisite: Latin 506 with a grade of at least C.

LAT 309K. Conference Course.

Supervised individual instruction in second-year Latin reading. Conference course. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

LAT 311 (TCCN: LATI 2311). Intermediate Latin I.

Continuation of Latin 601C and 507. Introduction to reading classical authors in their cultural context. Includes grammar review. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Latin 311 and 511K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Latin 601C or 507 with a grade of at least C.

LAT 511K. Accelerated Intermediate Latin.

Five lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Latin 511K, 312K, 316. Latin 311 and 511K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Latin 507 with a grade of at least C.

LAT 312K (TCCN: LATI 2312). Intermediate Latin II.

Continuation of Latin 311. Selected readings from classical authors. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Latin 511K, 312K, 316. Prerequisite: Latin 311 with a grade of at least C.

LAT 316. Intermediate Latin II: Poetry.

Continuation of Latin 311. Selected readings from classical and medieval poets. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Latin 511K, 312K, 316. Prerequisite: Latin 311 with a grade of at least C.

LAT 119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Latin.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Classics. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

LAT 322. Advanced Latin I.

Reading and analysis of selected classical authors. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Latin 511K, 312K, or 316 with a grade of at least C.

LAT 323. Advanced Latin II.

Reading and interpretation of prose and poetry texts at an early advanced level. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Latin 322 with a grade of at least C.

Topic 5: Cicero and Catullus. Latin 323 (Topic: Cicero and Catullus) and 323 (Topic 5) may not both be counted.
Topic 6: Elegy. Latin 323 (Topic: Elegy) and 323 (Topic 6) may not both be counted.
Topic 7: Images of Augustus. Latin 323 (Topic: Images of Augustus) and 323 (Topic 7) may not both be counted.
Topic 8: Christian Martyrs in the Roman Empire. Latin 323 (Topic: Christian Martyrs in the Roman Empire) and 323 (Topic 8) may not both be counted.
Topic 9: Horace, Odes, and Satire. Latin 323 (Topic: Horace's Odes) and 323 (Topic 9) may not both be counted.
Topic 10: Sallust. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Latin 323 (Topic: Sallust) and 323 (Topic 10) may not both be counted.
Topic 11: Battle Scenes in Roman Literature. Latin 323 (Topic: Battle Scenes Roman Literature) and 323 (Topic 11) may not both be counted.
Topic 12: Vergil's Aeneid. Latin 323 (Topic: Jr Rdng: Vergil's Aeneid) and 323 (Topic 12) may not both be counted.

LAT 324. Advanced Latin Grammar and Composition.

Study of syntax, style, and principles of written composition. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Required of all Latin majors and students seeking a secondary school teaching certificate with Latin as a teaching field. Prerequisite: Latin 322 with a grade of at least C.

LAT 129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Latin.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Classics. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

LAT 365. Seminar in Latin.

Critical study of authors such as Horace, Livy, Lucretius, and Tacitus. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Latin 323 with a grade of at least C.

Topic 1: Horace.
Topic 2: Lucretius.
Topic 4: Tacitus.
Topic 8: Plautus and Early Latin. Latin 365 (Topic: Plautus and Early Latin) and 365 (Topic 8) may not both be counted.
Topic 9: Nero. Introduction to our most important extant sources in Latin for Nero's life and reign: the biographer Suetonius, the historian Tacitus, and the philosopher Seneca. Latin 365 (Topic: Nero) and 365 (Topic 9) may not both be counted.
Topic 10: Seneca. Latin 365 (Topic: Seneca) and 365 (Topic 10) may not both be counted.
Topic 11: Intertextuality. Discusses the development, problems, and limitations of intertextuality in Roman Literature through a core group of texts, modern and ancient, which define our approach to and practice of intertextual reading. Latin 365 (Topic: Seminar: Intertextuality) and 365 (Topic 11) may not both be counted.
Topic 12: Epyllion and Epos. The development of Latin epic from Catullus to Lucan. Latin 365 (Topic: Epyllion and Epos) and 365 (Topic 12) may not both be counted.
Topic 13: Vergil's Aeneid: Research and Writing.

LAT 370. Advanced Conference Course.

Supervised reading. Conference course. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

LAT 679H. Honors Tutorial Course.

Supervised conference course for honors candidates in Latin. Three conference hours a week for two semesters. Prerequisite: For 679HA, upper-division standing and admission to the Latin Honors Program; for 679HB, Latin 679HA.

Graduate Courses

LAT 380J. Proseminar in Classical Literature.

Brief survey of the history of classical literature; orientation to the major periods and genres. Three hours a week for one semester. Designed for first-year graduate students. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LAT 180K. Proseminar.

An introduction to the research methodology and the ancillary disciplines used in current classical studies, or to certain disciplines such as meter, textual criticism. One hour a week for one semester. Topics other than those listed below may also be taught. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Research Methods in Classical Studies. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only.

LAT 383. Graduate Reading.

Topics given in recent years include Latin literature survey, Latin prose, Seneca, and Augustine's Confessions. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LAT 383K. Current Concepts and Research in Latin.

An overview of important theories, issues, and research in classics. Three hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LAT 385. Studies in Classical Latin Literature.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Caesar.
Topic 2: Lucretius.
Topic 3: Ovid's Metamorphoses.
Topic 4: Tacitus.
Topic 5: Vergil's Aeneid, Books VII-XII.
Topic 6: Catullus. Latin 385 (Topic 6) and 385 (Topic: The World of Catullus) may not both be counted.
Topic 7: Vergil's Eclogues.

LAT 186, 386. Conference Course in Latin Literature.

Conference course. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

LAT 386L. Conference Course in Latin Language.

Restricted to students pursuing degrees other than in classics. Directed reading. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LAT 390. Seminar in Classical Studies.

Selected topics in Roman studies. Topics given in recent years include Roman comedy, Pliny, and Roman fragmentary historians. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Topics other than those listed below may also be taught. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LAT 398R. Master's Report.

Preparation of a research report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Latin and consent of the graduate adviser.

LAT 398T. Supervised Teaching in Latin.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LAT 399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.

May be repeated for credit. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

Professional Courses