LLT-101 Beginning Latin I

    Studies the fundamentals of Latin vocabulary, forms and syntax through extensive reading of Latin. Laboratory required. LLT-101 is for students with no prior experience in Latin. 3 credits]

    LLT-102 Beginning Latin II

    Studies the fundamentals of Latin vocabulary, forms and syntax through extensive reading of Latin. Laboratory required. [3 credits]

    LLT-103 Intermediate Latin

    Helps the student to develop reading and writing skills in Latin by reviewing basic forms, vocabulary and syntax. Special emphasis will be placed on the uses of the subjunctive. Students will read connected passages in Latin, both prose and poetry. Laboratory required. Fulfills the general education language requirement. Prerequisite: LLT-102 or two years of high school Latin. [3 credits]

    LLT-203 Intermediate Latin II

    Students are introduced to the writings of major Roman authors as they learn more sophisticated constructions in the language. This course prepares students to move into concentrated reading of Roman literature.

    LLT-234 Latin Poetry

    Offers reading of selections from major Latin poets including Horace, Catullus, Ovid, Martial and others. Includes a thorough review of grammar, exercises in translation and discussion of the poems as literature. Fulfills the general education literature requirement. Prerequisite: LLT-103 or placement test. [3 credits]

    LLT-258 Readings in Latin Literature

    Offers readings of a wide range of Latin authors with literary analysis and study of critical works by classical scholars. Fulfills the general education literature requirement. Prerequisite: LLT-103 or placement test. [3 credits]

    LLT-334 Roman Drama

    Offers reading in Latin of selections from the comedies of Plautus and Terence and the tragedies of Seneca. Several of the plays will be read in their entirety in English translation. Examines the evolution of Roman theatre and its influence. Permission required. Fulfills the general education literature requirement. [ 3 credits ]

    LLT-335 Roman Historians

    LLT-336 Vergil

    Provides opportunities to read the entire Eclogues, Georgics and Aeneid in English and selected passages from each in Latin. The reading will be accompanied by some grammar review to strengthen translation skills. Fulfills the general education literature requirement. Permission required. [3 credits]

    LLT-358 Roman Thought and Culture

    Introduces students to the language and literature, the art and architecture, the philosophical and religious beliefs of the ancient Romans, as well as their contributions in city planning, law and engineering, and their social structures. Fulfills the general education cross-cultural studies requirement. [3 credits]

    LLT-408 Early Christian Writers

    This course will introduce students to Christian literature of the early medieval period. Biblical texts, selections from the Fathers of the Church, hagiographical writings and poetry will be read in Latin.

    LLT-463 Independent Study

    Allows the student to undertake an individual program of study in Latin language or literature under the guidance of a member of the department. [3 credits]

    LLT-465 Directed Readings

    Allows the student opportunities for independent reading of selected passages in Latin under the guidance of a member of the department. Prerequisite: LLT-103. [3 credits]

    LLT-490 Poetry of Augustan Age

    LLT-496 Teaching Apprecticeship

    LLT-511 Topics in Latin Literature

    Provides an in-depth study of a significant author, literary period or genre in Roman literature. Students will read the texts in the original Latin and examine related literary criticism. Offers students the opportunity to acquire an extensive knowledge of ancient texts and their interpretations in later ages. This course may be taken more than once (on different subjects). [ 3 credits ]

    LLT-522 The Teaching of Latin

    LLT-525 Master Latin Teacher Workshop

    Focuses on the development and application of resources and methods for effective teaching of Latin, including the teaching of forms and syntax, translation skills, incorporating classical culture in the Latin class and the National Latin Exam. Students will examine teaching techniques and materials developed by experienced teachers and will complete a major project suitable for classroom use. [ 3 credits ]

    LLT-527 Archelogl Tour of Italy

    LLT-560 Latin Comp for Teaching

    LLT-561 Advanced Latin Prose Composition

    Sharpens composition and translation skills through improved mastery of the structure and usage of Latin and facilitates classroom teaching of forms and syntax. Beginning with translation into Latin of short sentences, students will be led to translation of longer connected prose passages and examination of Latin translations of English classics such as Lincoln?s Gettysburg Address and Kennedy's Inaugural Address. [ 3 credits ]

    LLT-570 Evolution Latin Litera

    LLT-571 Roman Litera/Society

    LLT-572 Letters of Cicero/Pliny

    LLT-574 The Evolution of Latin Literature I

    Provides an overview of Latin literature from its beginnings through the Republic, with readings from Roman authors in Latin and in English translation and readings in relevant literary criticism. Authors include Plautus, Terence, Cicero, Caesar, Lucretius and Catullus. [ 3 credits ]

    LLT-575 The Evolution of Latin Literature II

    Provides an overview of Latin literature from the Age of Augustus through the Silver Age, with readings from Roman authors in Latin and in English translation and readings in relevant literary criticism. Authors include Horace, Vergil, Ovid, Livy, Tacitus, Suetonius and Pliny the Younger. [ 3 credits ]

    LLT-580 Aspects of Roman Culture

    Examines various aspects of Roman culture, including history, private life, women in Roman society, archaeology and the influence of Greek myth. A number of guest speakers and museum tours will enhance the course. [ 3 credits ]

    LLT-581 Aspects Roman Cult II

    LLT-585 Readings in the Roman Historians

    Studies selected passages from the major historians in the original Latin, supplemented by additional readings in English. Leads to a clear understanding of the history of ancient Rome through the eyes of the Romans themselves, while at the same time strengthening reading and translation skills. Pre-requisite: advanced reading knowledge of Latin. [ 3 credits ]

    LLT-587 Fall of the Roman Republic

    Examines events of the late Roman Republic and contrasts this period with the stable reign of Trajan at the height of the Roman Empire. Eyewitness accounts by Cicero, Caesar, Pompey and their contemporaries and the correspondence between Trajan and Pliny will be read in Latin and discussed. [ 3 credits ]

    LLT-590 Poetry of the Augustan Age

    Provides an opportunity to read the major poets of Augustan Rome in the original Latin. Authors include Vergil, Ovid, Horace, Propertius and Tibullus. Studies the meters of lyric, epic and elegiac poetry and provides the background needed for an understanding of the poetry. Critical works by contemporary scholars will also deepen the understanding of the texts. [ 3 credits ]