Latin Course Catalog

 

1101.01 Elementary Latin I (U 5)

Elementary level introduction to the Latin language; the course begins the study of grammar and vocabulary. This course is a conversion of the entirety of 101.01 and the first half of 102.01. Not open to students with 3 or more years of high school study in this language, except by permission of department. This course is available for EM credit. FL Admis Cond course.
GE Foreign Language

1101.55 Accelerated Elementary Latin I (U 5)

First part of the accelerated introductory Latin sequence, covering material offered in Lat1101 and first half of the material covered in Lat1102. Not open to students with 3 or more years of high school study in this language, except by permission of department.  Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 1101, 1102, or 101.55. FL Admis Cond course.
GE Foreign Language


1102.01 Intermediate Latin I (U 5)

Completion of Latin grammar and syntax; introduction to reading of Latin authors. This course is a conversion of the second half of 102.01 and the entirety of 103. Prereq: 1101 or equiv, or Placement Test, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 103. This course is available for EM credit. FL Admis Cond course.
GE Foreign Language

1102.55 Accelerated Elementary Latin II (U 5)

Second part of the accelerated introductory Latin sequence; leads to readings of Latin authors such as Ovid, Caesar, Cicero, or Pliny.  Prereq: 1101.55. FL Admis Cond course.
GE Foreign Language

1103 Intermediate Latin II (U 3)

Selected readings in Latin literature. Prereq: 1102 (103), or Placement Test, or permission of instructor.
GE Foreign Language

1890 Intensive Latin Workshop I (U 6)

Intensive Latin workshop introducing grammar and vocabulary up to reading competence of Latin authors, covering the material offered in Latin 1101-1103. Su Sem. Concur: 1891.
GE Foreign Language

1891 Intensive Latin Workshop II (U 6)

Intensive Latin workshop covering the study of Latin authors at the 2000 level. Su Sem. Concur: 1890. Students may not register for any other course if they enroll in Latin 1891.

2101 Cicero (U 3)

Readings from Cicero's works, mainly the orations. Prereq: 1103 or 1890, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 210.

2102 Vergil (U 3)

Readings from Vergil's poetry. Prereq: 1103 or 1890, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 211.

2103 Roman Historians (U 3)

Readings from Caesar, Sallust, Livy, and/or Tacitus' Agricola. Prereq: 1103 or 1890, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 212.

2104 Ovid (U 3)

Readings from Ovid's narrative poetry (Metamorphoses and Fasti). Prereq: 1103 or 1890, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 213.

2105 Latin Lyric (U 3)

Readings from the poems of Catullus, Horace, Propertius, Tibullus, or the elegiac poems of Ovid. Prereq: 1103 or 1890, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 214.

2106 Roman Comedy (U 3)

Readings from the comedies of Plautus and Terence. Prereq: 1103 or 1890, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 206.

2193 Individual Studies (U 1-9)

Intermediate readings in Latin literature. Prereq: 1103 or equiv, and permission of department. Repeatable to a maximum of 36 cr hrs or 12 completions. This course is graded S/U.

4998 Research (U 1-3)

A program of study arranged for each student. Prereq: Sr standing, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.

4998H Honors Research (U 1-3)

A program of study arranged for each student. Prereq: Honors standing, and Sr standing, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.

4999 Thesis Research (U 1-6)

A program of study leading to the writing of a thesis and an oral defense that will ilntegrate the experience of earlier courses in Latin. Prereq: Jr standing or above, and enrollment in Classics Major; or permission of instructor or department. Repeatable to a maximum of 18 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.

4999H Honors Thesis Research (U 1-6)

A program of study leading to the writing of a thesis and an oral defense that will ilntegrate the experience of earlier courses in Latin. Prereq: Honors standing, Jr standing or above, and enrollment in Classics Major; or permission of instructor or department. Repeatable to a maximum of 18 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.

5011 Roman Epic Poetry (U/G 3)

Readings from Vergil, Ovid, Lucan, and others. Prereq: 2 courses more advanced than 1103, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 616.

5012 Roman Lyric and Erotic Poetry (U/G 3)

Readings from Catullus, Horatius, Propertius, Tibullus and others. Prereq: 2 courses more advanced than 1103, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 614.

5013 Roman Historians (U/G 3)

Readings from Sallust, Livy, Tacitus and other historians. Prereq: 2 courses more advanced than 1103, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 617.

5014 Roman Drama (U/G 3)

Readings from Roman comedy and/or tragedy. Prereq: 2 courses more advanced than 1103, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 622.

5015 Roman Oratory and Rhetorical Theory (U/G 3)

Readings in Roman orators and rhetoricians, including Cicero, Quintilian, and Tacitus. Prereq: 2 courses more advanced than 1103, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 615.

5016 Roman Philosophy (U/G 3)

Readings from Roman philosophers, especially Cicero, Lucretius and Seneca. Prereq: 2 courses more advanced than 1103, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 618.

5017 Roman Satire and Novel (U/G 3)

Readings from Roman satirical poetry and novels such as texts by Horatius, Juvenal, and Petronius. Prereq: 2 courses more advanced than 1103, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 623.

5018 Post Classical Latin (U/G 3)

Readings from texts illustrating the history of Latin language and literature in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.  Prereq: 2 courses more advanced than 1103, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 625.

5030 Special Topics in Latin Literature (U/G 3-9)

Study of a topic in Roman literature with extensive original readings. Prereq: 2 courses more advanced than 1103, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 660. Repeatable to a maximum of 18 cr hrs or 6 completions.

5193 Individual Studies (U/G 1-9)

A program of study arranged for each student, with specific passages for reading and topics from Roman literature, culture, or religion for investigation. Prereq: 4 courses more advanced than 1103 or 1890, or Grad standing. Repeatable to a maximum of 36 cr hrs or 12 completions. This course is graded S/U.

5194 Group Studies (U/G 1-9)

A program of study arranged for a small group of students, with specific passages for reading and topics from Roman literature, culture, or religion for investigation. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 36 cr hrs or 12 completions. This course is graded S/U.

5797 Study at a Foreign Institution (U/G 1-9)

Study at a foreign institution for which the student receives credit from OSU. All participants must be enrolled in the University's travel insurance available through the Office of International Affairs. Prereq: Permission of dept chairperson. Repeatable to a maximum of 27 cr hrs or 3 completions.

5890 Intensive Latin Workshop I (U/G 6)

Intensive Latin workshop offered during the first six weeks of the Summer Term (12-wks) introducing grammar and vocabulary up to reading competence of Latin authors, covering the material offered in Latin 1101-1103. Credit will be awarded upon completion of 5891. Concur: 5891. Not open to students with credit for 1101 through 1103. This course is progress graded.

5891 Intensive Latin Workshop II (U/G 6)

Intensive Latin workshop offered during the second half of the Summer Term (12-wks) covering the study of Latin authors at the 2000 level.  Concur: 5890. Not open to students with credit for 671.

6891 Latin Survey: Prose (G 5)

A survey of Latin Prose Literature from its beginning to late antiquity focusing on language competence and literary history. Au Sem in alternation with Greek 6891. Prereq: 2 courses at the 2000-level, and permission of instructor, or Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 701.

6892 Latin Survey: Poetry (G 5)

Survey of Latin Poetry from its beginning to late antiquity focusing on language competence and literary history. Sp Sem in alternation with Greek 6892. Prereq: 4 2000-level courses, and permission of instructor; or Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 702.

6893 Latin Prose Composition (G 3)

Writing Latin prose. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 802.

6894 Latin Pedagogy (G 1)

An introduction to the teaching of Latin, its methods and techniques. Taught Fall Semester when students typically begin their language teaching. Au Sem. Prereq: Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 801. This course is graded S/U.

7193 Individual Studies (G 1-9)

Assigned reading of Latin authors or topics of Roman culture to help with language requirements or to prepare for exams.  Au, Sp, Su Sems. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 36 cr hrs or 12 completions. This course is graded S/U.

7890 Graduate Seminar, Latin (G 1-3)

Research seminar on a topic of Latin literature and Roman culture. Repeatable to a maximum of 30 cr hrs or 15 completions.

7891 Linguistics Seminar (G 1-3)

Graduate research seminar on Latin or Italic linguistics. Repeatable to a maximum of 30 cr hrs or 15 completions.

8999 Research (G 1-9)

Readings and discussions connected with the writing of a thesis on a topic of Latin literature and culture. Au, Sp, Su Sems. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 36 cr hrs or 12 completions. This course is graded S/U.

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