2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Latin (LATN)

LATN 1010 -  Elementary Latin I  (5 Credits)  

Introduces grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of Classical Latin, with an emphasis on preparing students to read Latin while improving English grammar and vocabulary skills. Two semesters of Latin may be used to fulfill the CLAS language competency requirement. Term offered: fall. Max hours: 5 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

LATN 1020 -  Beginning Latin II  (5 Credits)  

Completes the presentation of basic Latin grammar, syntax and vocabulary. Introduces students to Latin literature through readings in select authors adapted to meet the needs of beginning students. Note: This course assumes that students have passed LATN 1010 or equivalent, or have taken one year of high school Latin, or possess equivalent proficiency. A grade of C- or higher in LATN 1010 is recommended for success in this course. Term offered: spring. Max hours: 5 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

LATN 1050 -  Vocabulary for Professionals  (3 Credits)  

Studies English words derived from Latin and Greek by analyzing their component parts (prefixes, stems, and suffixes). Cross-listed with ENGL 1050. Term offered: spring, fall. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

LATN 2010 -  Intermediate Latin I  (3 Credits)  

Introduces advanced Latin grammar, vocabulary, syntax, and stylistics of Latin prose via readings in Caesar, Cicero and Livy. Includes review of basic Latin grammar, plus introduction to Latin prose composition and Latin rhetoric. Emphasis on historical, cultural, social context of authors and works. Note: This course assumes that students have passed LATN 1020 or equivalent, or have taken two years of high school Latin, or possess equivalent proficiency. A grade of C- or higher in LATN 1020 is recommended for success in this course. Term offered: spring, fall. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

LATN 2020 -  Intermediate Latin II  (3 Credits)  

(Continuation of LATN 2010.) Completes the presentation of advanced Latin grammar, vocabulary, syntax, and stylistics of Latin prose. Continues the study of Latin prose composition and Latin rhetoric with emphasis on historical, cultural, and social context of authors and works. Note: This course assumes that students have passed LATN 2010 or equivalent, or have taken three years of high school Latin, or possess equivalent proficiency. A grade of C- or higher in LATN 2010 is recommended for success in this course. Term offered: spring, fall. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

LATN 2840 -  Independent Study  (1-3 Credits)  

Repeatable. Max Hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 12.

LATN 3000 -  Medical Terminology  (3 Credits)  

The course enables students to understand medical terms by learning the Greek and Latin word elements that form these terms. Term offered: summer. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

LATN 3840 -  Independent Study  (1-3 Credits)  

Repeatable. Max Hours: 12 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 12.

LATN 4840 -  Independent Study  (1-3 Credits)  

Repeatable. Max Hours: 12 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 12.