Teaching Certificate in Latin

Students interested in a secondary school teaching certificate with a major or minor in Latin must have Professor Deborah Ross (2147 Angell Hall; 734.764.0357; dpross@umich.edu) approve their program of study. The prerequisite for either the major or the minor is Latin 232 or the equivalent.

Requirements for the Latin Teaching Major 30 credits

  1. Fifteen credit hours in Latin beyond 194 or 232, of which twelve must be numbered 400 or above; neither 499 nor 599 will count toward the major without approval of the teaching certificate advisor
  2. One course in Latin composition
  3. One course in classical archaeology
  4. One course in Roman history
  5. One course in linguistics

Requirements for the Latin Teaching Minor 20 credits

  1. Twelve credits in Latin beyond 194 or 232, of which nine must be numbered 400 or above; neither 499 nor 599 will count toward the minor without approval of the teaching certificate advisor
  2. One course in Roman history
  3. One course in linguistics

Prof. Ross has the authority to modify Departmental requirements, in special cases, for a teaching major or minor, in keeping with the general requirements for the teaching certificate.