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The Department Languages, Literatures and Cultures offers a variety of courses that bring students more fully into contact with the roots of their culture through the Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies, as well as minors in Greek, Latin, classical languages and classical cultures. Students gain an awareness and appreciation of the continuity of Western thought by studying the historical, literary, linguistic and religious elements of Greece and Rome. The department approaches this study through its two concentrations: language, literature and culture.


Course Requirements

18 credits minimum
  • LATN 1101-1102 Elementary Latin I-II (6 credits)
  • LATN 2101-2102 Intermediate Latin I-II (6 credits)
  • LATN 3111-3395 Choose two (6 credits)

Students entering college with intermediate or advanced competency in Latin may substitute 6-12 credits of advanced Latin for LATN 1101-1102 and/or LATN 2101-2102, per departmental placement. Students may substitute 12 credits in Classical Culture for 6 credits of Latin.

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