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Latin Language and Literature Minor

Effective Fall 2020

Exclusions:

The Latin Language and Literature minor is not open to students with a major in Classical Languages or any other minor in the Department of Classical Studies.

Advising

The Department recommends that interested students see the department advisors as early as possible in order to plan their programs and avoid unnecessary scheduling conflicts.

Students wishing to pursue a minor in Classical Studies must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the Department's designated advisor. Appointments may be scheduled at 2160 Angell Hall.

Grade Policies

The department requires that a student earn a grade of at least C– in all language courses which are prerequisite for subsequent elections. A student should repeat any language course in which a D+ or lower grade is earned and which serves as a prerequisite to other courses which are to be elected. A grade of D+ signifies some achievement but denotes too weak a foundation for subsequent courses.

Prerequisites

LATIN 231 (Honors section), LATIN 232, LATIN 233, LATIN 194, or equivalent as determined by departmental placement examination.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 16
  1. Latin Language and Literature courses: at least two upper-level courses.
  2. Roman Civilization courses: at least one broad introductory course (CLCIV 102 or 302, CLARCH 222, or HISTORY 201).
  3. Upper-Level courses: at least one upper-level (300- or 400-level) course in Roman civilization, archaeology, or history.
  4. Another course from numbers 1, 2, or 3 above

Latin Language and Literature (Minor) (Winter 2015 - Summer 2020)

Effective Winter 2015

Exclusions:

The Latin Language and Literature minor is not open to students with a major in Classical Languages or any other minor in the Department of Classical Studies.

Advising

The Department recommends that interested students see the department advisors as early as possible in order to plan their programs and avoid unnecessary scheduling conflicts.

Students wishing to pursue a minor in Classical Studies must develop a specific plan for its completion in consultation with the Department's designated advisor. Appointments may be scheduled at 2160 Angell Hall.

Grade Policies

The department requires that a student earn a grade of at least C– in all language courses which are prerequisite for subsequent elections. A student should repeat any language course in which a D+ or lower grade is earned and which serves as a prerequisite to other courses which are to be elected. A grade of D+ signifies some achievement but denotes too weak a foundation for subsequent courses.

Prerequisites

LATIN 232, or equivalent as determined by departmental placement examination.

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 16
  1. Latin Language and Literature courses: at least two upper-level courses.
  2. Roman Civilization courses: at least one broad introductory course (CLCIV 102 or 302, CLARCH 222, or HISTORY 201).
  3. Upper-Level courses: at least one upper-level (300- or 400-level) course in Roman civilization, archaeology, or history.
  4. Another course from numbers 1, 2, or 3 above

Language, Literature, and Culture of Ancient Rome Minor (Fall 2012-Fall 2014)

Language, Literature, and Culture of Ancient Rome

Effective Fall 2012-Fall 2014

The Language, Literature, and Culture of Ancient Rome Minor is not open to students with a major in Classical Languages or any other minor in the Department of Classical Studies

 

This minor is designed to provide a basic, but contextual and broad, familiarity with Latin language and literature and the civilization of ancient Rome. More specifically, it requires students to study, at the intermediate and advanced level, Latin and authors writing poetry and/or prose, but at the same time it acquaints the student with the broader historical, social, and cultural content in which these authors lived and worked.

Prerequisite to the Minor: LATIN 232, or equivalent as determined by departmental placement examination.

Academic Minor Program: At least 16 credits of courses, to be chosen from the following three categories as stated:

  1. Latin Language and Literature courses: at least two upper-level course.
  2. Roman Civilization courses: at least one broad introductory course (CLCIV 102 or 302, CLARCH 222, or HISTORY 201).
  3. Upper-Level courses: at least one upper-level (300- or 400-level) course in Roman civilization, archaeology, or history.
  4. Another course from numbers 1, 2, or 3 above