Requirements for a Major in Latin

Requirements for a Major in Latin

7 courses in Latin

1 ancient Roman history course

1 Classics course

Students who begin Latin at the 231 (3rd-semester) level or higher have the option of taking 6 courses in Latin, 1 ancient Roman history course, and 1 Classics course.

Intended Learning Outcomes for a Major in Latin

Students will demonstrate: 

  1. advanced knowledge of the Latin language.
  2. the ability to translate and analyze Latin literature in at least three genres.
  3. basic cultural knowledge about ancient Rome.

Departmental distinction is not awarded in Latin (only in Classics).

To read the Classics Brochure, click here.

Questions? Contact the Classics Department Chair, Prof. Anne Groton.