Classics Major


Latin Concentration

The Latin concentration requires at least 30 major hours (15 hours of required courses and 15 hours of electives).


Latin language Sequence: 3 courses (13 credit hours):
Latin 1101.01    Elementary Latin I (5)
Latin 1102.01    Intermediate Latin I (5)
Latin 1103        Intermediate Latin II (3)

Required Courses (15 credit hours): At least 5 courses (15 credit hours) at or above the 2000 level, at least 2 courses (6 credit hours) of which should be taken at or above the 5000 level from the following:

Latin 2101  Cicero
Latin 2102  Vergil
Latin 2103  Roman Historians
Latin 2104  Ovid
Latin 2105  Latin Lyric
Latin 2106  Roman Comedy
Latin 5011   Roman Epic Poetry
Latin 5012  Roman Lyric and Erotic Poetry
Latin 5013  Roman Historians
Latin 5014  Roman Drama
Latin 5015  Roman Oratory and Rhetorical Theory
Latin 5016  Roman Philosophy
Latin 5017  Roman Satire and Novel
Latin 5018  Post Classical Latin
Latin 5030 Special Topics in Latin Literature
Latin 5797  Study at a Foreign University

Electives (15 credit hours):  At least 5 courses (15 credit hours) at or above the 2000 level are to be selected in consultation with and approved by the major advisor from Latin or from appropriate courses in Classics, History (Ancient History), History of Art (Greek, Roman, or Byzantine Art), Philosophy (Ancient Philosophy), or Theatre (Ancient History of Theatre).  *A maximum of 3 courses from outside the Department of Classics may count as electives toward the major. Please run your Degree Audit Report in Buckeye Link to view courses that meet the elective course major requirements.