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LAT 101 , LAT 102, LAT 103 Elementary Latin

The first two terms concentrate on grammar; the third term provides an introduction to classical Latin poetry and prose. Prerequisite(s): LAT 102 and LAT 103 each require the completion of the preceding course in the sequence or permission of the instructor; LAT 103 is SL; LAT 101, 102, 103 offered every FA, WI, SP sequentially; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 210 , LAT 310 Latin Prose Composition

This course reviews the fundamentals of Latin grammar and works toward refined knowledge of Latin idiom and sentence structure. Class meetings emphasize a workshop approach, with group critiques of composition assignments and stylistic analysis of selected prose passages. Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; The course is graded on a S/U basis; Offered occasionally; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 211 , LAT 311 Roman Historians

Selections from authors such as Caesar, Livy, and Tacitus are read in Latin. Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; IC; Offered on a 3-year rotation; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 212 , LAT 312 Latin Epic Poetry

Selections from works such as Virgil's Aeneid are read in Latin. Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; IC; Offered on a 3-year rotation; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 213 , LAT 313 Roman Comedy

Selected plays of Plautus or Terence are read in Latin. Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; IC; Offered on a 3-year rotation; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 214 , LAT 314 Roman Philosophy

Selections from Cicero's or Seneca's philosophical works or Lucretius' De Rerum Natura, are read in Latin. Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; IC; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 215 , LAT 315 Roman Rhetoric and Oratory

Selections from Cicero's speeches and/or his works on rhetoric are read in Latin. Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; IC; Offered on a 3-year rotation; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 216 , LAT 316 Roman Tragedy (1/2 or 1)

A tragedy of Seneca is read in Latin. Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; IC; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 217 , LAT 317 Roman Novel

Selections from works such as Petronius' Satyricon and/or Apuleius' Golden Ass are read in Latin. Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; IC; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 218 , LAT 318 Roman Lyric and Elegiac Poetry

Selections from Catullus, Horace, Propertius, and Ovid are read in Latin. Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; IC; Offered on a 3-year rotation; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 270 , LAT 370 Topics in Latin Literature (1/2 or 1)

Topics will vary from year to year, focusing on a particular text or theme in Latin literature. Examples: Mytth in Ovid; Horace and Rome; Roman Satire. Offered on a 3-year rotation; Staff

LAT 270I

Students read Ovid's works in the original Latin and trace the cultural legacy of his mythological narratives.

LAT 295 Special Topics (1/2 or 1)

Courses offered occasionally to students in special areas of Latin not covered in the usual curriculum. Staff

LAT 312

Selections from works such as Virgil's Aeneid are read in Latin.

LAT 314 Roman Philosophy

Prerequisite(s): LAT 103 or permission of the instructor; H. Lehmann; M. Parks

LAT 370I

Students read Ovid's works in the original Latin and trace the cultural legacy of his mythological narratives.

LAT 395 Special Topics (1/2 or 1)

Courses offered occasionally to students in special areas of Latin not covered in the usual curriculum. Staff

LAT 400 Advanced Studies (1/2 or 1)

See College Honors Program. Staff

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