Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Latin


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Notre Dame of Maryland University offers an 18-hour Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Latin to those individuals with a proficiency in Latin who seek certification.  All of the requirements for the Certificate must be completed within four years from the date of admission.  Fifteen of the 18 credits must be completed at NDMU; three credits may be transferred into this program.  Courses taken for the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate may be applied toward the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program; or, 12 of the credits may be used for a Latin Concentration within the Master of Arts in Leadership in Teaching program.  Study tours to countries once controlled by Rome and credits earned for these tours may be applied toward the Certificate, provided that the focus of the tour is related either to the Latin language or to ancient civilization.

Curriculum (18 Credits)

Required courses

          LCL-544 History of Classical Scholarship (3)
          LLT-561 Latin Composition (3)

          The remaining 12 credits may be chosen from the following electives:

          LLT-571 Roman Literature and Society (3)
          LLT-572 Letters of Cicero and Pliny (3)
          LLT-574 Evolution of Latin Literature I (3)
          LLT-575 Evolution of Latin Literature II (3)
          LLT-580 Aspects of Roman Culture (3)
          LLT-585 Readings in the Roman Historians (3)
          LLT-587 Fall of the Roman Republic (3)
          LLT-590 Poetry of the Augustan Age (3)
          LCL-541 Classical Mythology and Its Influence (3)
          LCL-542 The Classical Tradition (3)
          LCL-555 Cinema and Classics (3)
          LLT-525 Master Latin Teacher Workshop (3)