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  Dec 13, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Classics: Concentration in Latin


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This program is recommended for students interested in Classics, linguistics, medieval studies, ancient history, archaeology, secondary school education licensure or law school.

I. Required courses in the major—at least 30 hours, including:


6 hours chosen from:


CLAS 212  (if taken before enrolling in upper-level Latin language course), 300‐400 level Classics language courses, additional Classical Civilization courses, or special topics courses covering Latin themes. Using special topics courses to fulfill major requirements needs prior approval of the department chair.

II. Required courses outside major—None


Courses dealing with the Greco-Roman world offered by other departments may be substituted for the Classical Civilization course with prior approval of department chair. Competency at the intermediate level in Greek, French or German is recommended.

III. Other departmental requirements:


Major and oral competency will be demonstrated by comprehensive departmental examinations consisting of 3 hours of written Latin translation, one hour of essays on Classical culture, a one-hour oral examination on literature, history, and culture based on student readings over the course of study. Formal presentation of research conducted in CLAS 498 will be part of the demonstration of competency. Writing and Information Literacy competencies will be demonstrated in CLAS 498.

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