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Latin Studies

Although there is no Latin minor, all Latin courses at Elon count towards the Classical Studies minor. As of Fall 2011, we offer the full range of introductory and intermediate courses.

 

Courses

LAT 121. ELEMENTARY LATIN I 4 sh
This course provides a survey of elementary Latin grammar and syntax while giving some practice in reading and writing Latin. During the study of the language, students will be introduced to the culture of the Romans through the study of their language. No prerequisite. Counts toward the Classical Studies minor. 
 
LAT 122. ELEMENTARY LATIN II 4 sh
This course is the continuation of LAT 121 and completes the study of Latin grammar and syntax while providing more in-depth practice in the reading of ancient authors. Prerequisite: LAT 121 or placement at this level. Counts toward the Classical Studies minor. 
 
LAT 221. INTERMEDIATE LATIN I 4 sh
This course uses the works of ancient Roman authors to build students' comfort with and enjoyment of reading Latin as it refines their mastery of Latin grammar and syntax. Our work may be focused on one author or on a genre, or on a theme that crosses the styles of both prose and poetry; it will be concerned with topics and questions of a cultural, historical and literary nature. Prerequisite: LAT 122, placement at this level, or permission of the instructor. 
 
LAT 222. INTERMEDIATE LATIN II
This course uses the works of ancient Roman authors to build students' comfort with and enjoyment of reading Latin as it refines their mastery of Latin grammar and syntax. Our work may be focused on one author or on a genre, or on a theme that crosses the styles of both prose and poetry; it will be concerned with topics and questions of a cultural, historical and literary nature. Prerequisite: LAT 122, 221, placement at this level or permission of the instructor.
 
This page was updated July 3, 2014.