LATIN 503 - Intensive Reading of Latin
Fall 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Latin (LATIN)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course reviews grammar as it introduces you to the masters of classical Latin prose and poetry through adapted texts on Rome's history and through extensive passages from Caesar' De Bello Gallico, Augustus' Res Gestae and Vergil. Efficient reading, vocabulary and translations skills are the goal. In addition, you will acquire knowledge of meter and poetic style. The successful completion of the course allows you to fulfill the final semester of your language requirement with a 300 or 400 level Latin class which already counts towards a minor or major in a Classics-related field. For freshmen, LAT 301 or higher taken in their first year also carries automatically an honors notation. The graduate number for this course is LAT 503.

Course Requirements:

Daily home-work, short quizzes, 3 review tests, 2 sight quizzes and 2 basic skills tests.

Intended Audience:

The class is for highly motivated students. If you are not in the honors college, you need an override to register, but anyone with a desire to take this course receives an override by emailing

Class Format:

Four 50 min language classes taught by a very experienced and enthusiastic professor.


LATIN 503 - Intensive Reading of Latin
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001 (REC)
 In Person
MTuThF 1:00PM - 2:00PM

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