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Title
Section
Instructor
Term
Credits
Requirements
LATIN 101 — Elementary Latin
Section 001, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 103, 193, or 502.

All of the assigned tasks/exercises in LATIN 101 are directed toward the reading and translation of Classical Latin and not toward writing or conversation. The course has as its primary objective the acquisition of a fundamental understanding of basic Latin grammar and the development of basic reading skills. The text for the course is Knudsvig, Seligson, and Craig, Latin for Reading. LATIN 101 covers approximately the first half of the text. Supplementary readings in Roman culture will also be assigned. Grading is based on quizzes, class participation, hour examinations, and a final.


LATIN 101 — Elementary Latin
Section 002, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 103, 193, or 502.

All of the assigned tasks/exercises in LATIN 101 are directed toward the reading and translation of Classical Latin and not toward writing or conversation. The course has as its primary objective the acquisition of a fundamental understanding of basic Latin grammar and the development of basic reading skills. The text for the course is Knudsvig, Seligson, and Craig, Latin for Reading. LATIN 101 covers approximately the first half of the text. Supplementary readings in Roman culture will also be assigned. Grading is based on quizzes, class participation, hour examinations, and a final.


LATIN 101 — Elementary Latin
Section 003, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 103, 193, or 502.

All of the assigned tasks/exercises in LATIN 101 are directed toward the reading and translation of Classical Latin and not toward writing or conversation. The course has as its primary objective the acquisition of a fundamental understanding of basic Latin grammar and the development of basic reading skills. The text for the course is Knudsvig, Seligson, and Craig, Latin for Reading. LATIN 101 covers approximately the first half of the text. Supplementary readings in Roman culture will also be assigned. Grading is based on quizzes, class participation, hour examinations, and a final.


LATIN 101 — Elementary Latin
Section 004, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 103, 193, or 502.

All of the assigned tasks/exercises in LATIN 101 are directed toward the reading and translation of Classical Latin and not toward writing or conversation. The course has as its primary objective the acquisition of a fundamental understanding of basic Latin grammar and the development of basic reading skills. The text for the course is Knudsvig, Seligson, and Craig, Latin for Reading. LATIN 101 covers approximately the first half of the text. Supplementary readings in Roman culture will also be assigned. Grading is based on quizzes, class participation, hour examinations, and a final.


LATIN 101 — Elementary Latin
Section 005, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 103, 193, or 502.

All of the assigned tasks/exercises in LATIN 101 are directed toward the reading and translation of Classical Latin and not toward writing or conversation. The course has as its primary objective the acquisition of a fundamental understanding of basic Latin grammar and the development of basic reading skills. The text for the course is Knudsvig, Seligson, and Craig, Latin for Reading. LATIN 101 covers approximately the first half of the text. Supplementary readings in Roman culture will also be assigned. Grading is based on quizzes, class participation, hour examinations, and a final.


LATIN 102 — Elementary Latin
Section 002, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 193 or 502.

All of the assigned tasks/exercises in LATIN 102 are directed toward the reading and translation of Classical Latin and not toward writing or conversation. The course continues the presentation of the essentials of the Latin language as it covers the last half of Knudsvig, Seligson, and Craig, Latin for Reading. Supplementary readings in Roman culture will also be assigned. Extended reading selections from Plautus (comedy) and Eutropius (history) are introduced. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour examinations, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 101.

LATIN 103 — Review Latin
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Ross,Deborah Pennell

FA 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: Credit is granted for no more than two courses among LATIN 101, 102 and 103. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 193 or 502.

All of the assigned tasks and exercises in LATIN 103 are directed toward the reading and translation of Classical Latin and not toward writing or conversation. The text used is the same as that in LATIN 101 and 102, and the course starts at the beginning of the book. A more rapid pace is maintained as LATIN 103 covers the material of LATIN 101 and 102. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour examinations, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: Some background in Latin and assignment by placement test.

LATIN 193 — Intensive Elementary Latin I
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Berlin,Netta

FA 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 101, 102, 103 or 502.

Designed to provide undergraduate students with an intensive introduction to elementary Latin. Introduces the basic principles of grammar and provides some experience in the reading of Latin, preparing students to advance rapidly towards upper level courses and, in the case of students with a serious interest in language, toward a concentration in Latin.

LATIN 195 — Intensive Latin I
Section 001, SEM

Instructor: Soter,Gina Marie

FA 2007
Credits: 8

This course meets for two hours per day and covers in one academic term the equivalent of two terms at the level of a non-intensive first-year collegiate course. During this term, students will learn the essential morphological, grammatical, and syntactical structures of Latin, and will build a basic vocabulary of the language. Through readings and discussion students will become acquainted with significant aspects of Roman history and culture.

LATIN 231 — Roman Kings and Emperors
Section 001, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 194 or 503.

This course reviews grammar as it introduces students to extended passages of classical Latin prose through selections from several authors of the first centuries B.C. and A.D., but primarily from Pliny the Younger. Class discussions center upon the readings. There will be supplementary readings assigned in Roman social history. Some course materials require the use of a computer. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour examinations, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 102 or 103.

LATIN 231 — Roman Kings and Emperors
Section 002, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 194 or 503.

This course reviews grammar as it introduces students to extended passages of classical Latin prose through selections from several authors of the first centuries B.C. and A.D., but primarily from Pliny the Younger. Class discussions center upon the readings. There will be supplementary readings assigned in Roman social history. Some course materials require the use of a computer. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour examinations, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 102 or 103.

LATIN 231 — Roman Kings and Emperors
Section 003, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 194 or 503.

This course reviews grammar as it introduces students to extended passages of classical Latin prose through selections from several authors of the first centuries B.C. and A.D., but primarily from Pliny the Younger. Class discussions center upon the readings. There will be supplementary readings assigned in Roman social history. Some course materials require the use of a computer. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour examinations, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 102 or 103.

LATIN 231 — Roman Kings and Emperors
Section 004, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 4
Other: Honors

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 194 or 503.

Great Romans in Latin prose and poetry is an intensive Honors section which covers the LATIN 231 material in half semester and includes an introduction to Vergil's Aeneid in its second half. Students who have completed successfully the Honors section can start accumulating credit towards a concentration/minor in a Classics-related field by enrolling into a 300-level LATIN course or higher for the last term of their language requirement.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 102 or 103.

LATIN 231 — Roman Kings and Emperors
Section 005, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 4

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 194 or 503.

Great Romans in Latin prose and poetry is an intensive Honors section which covers the LATIN 231 material in half semester and includes an introduction to Vergil's Aeneid in its second half. Students who have completed successfully the Honors section can start accumulating credit towards a concentration/minor in a Classics-related field by enrolling into a 300-level LATIN course or higher for the last term of their language requirement.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 102 or 103.

LATIN 232 — Vergil, Aeneid
Section 001, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 4
Other: Lang Req

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 194 or 503.

The goal of this course is simple: to learn to read extensive passages of the greatest work of Latin literature, Vergil's Aeneid, with comprehension and enjoyment. This course will ask you to bring together and apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired up to this point and to build on these as you learn to read poetry. There will be some grammar review as necessary. You will also study Vergil's epic poem in English translation. By term's end, you should have both a good understanding and appreciation of what the Aeneid is all about and an ability to handle a Latin passage of the poem with control and comprehension. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour exams, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 231

LATIN 232 — Vergil, Aeneid
Section 002, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 4
Other: Lang Req

Credit Exclusions: No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in LATIN 194 or 503.

The goal of this course is simple: to learn to read extensive passages of the greatest work of Latin literature, Vergil's Aeneid, with comprehension and enjoyment. This course will ask you to bring together and apply the knowledge and skills you have acquired up to this point and to build on these as you learn to read poetry. There will be some grammar review as necessary. You will also study Vergil's epic poem in English translation. By term's end, you should have both a good understanding and appreciation of what the Aeneid is all about and an ability to handle a Latin passage of the poem with control and comprehension. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour exams, and a final.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 231

LATIN 301 — Intermediate Latin I
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Markus,Donka D

FA 2007
Credits: 3
Reqs: HU

The purposes of this course are to read selections from the works of Catullus and Cicero with competence and appreciation; to increase mastery of Latin morphology, syntax, and vocabulary; and to develop advanced reading skills and sensitivity to word-order, meter, and style. Class sessions will consist of pre-reading, close reading, sight-reading, analysis, and discussion of passages with due attention to cultural context and the authors' social background. Students will be introduced to the major reference tools and resources for the study of Latin available in print and electronic format. The readings are selected and organized on the theme of Friendship in Ancient Rome.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 194 or 232.

LATIN 401 — Republican Prose
Section 001, REC

FA 2007
Credits: 3

Readings in Cicero or Caesar or Sallust or Livy.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 301 or 302 or permission of instructor.

LATIN 403 — Elementary Latin Composition
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Garbrah,Kweku A

FA 2007
Credits: 3

Introduction to the writing of Latin prose. Designed to cover the fundamentals of prose composition, i.e. all constructions and idioms (chiefly used by authors of the classical period of Latin literature i.e. ca. 80 B.C. — ca. A.D. 117) that are frequently required in Latin composition. Begins systematically with detached sentences (illustrating various constructions and the most notable differences between English and Latin idiom) to be rendered into Latin, in order to give practice in writing Latin correctly, and concludes with connected pieces or continuous narratives selected from original English passages for turning into Latin prose. Some familiarity with the basic elements of Latin syntax is assumed. Open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 301.

LATIN 409 — Augustan Poetry
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Markus,Donka D

FA 2007
Credits: 3

This course emphasizes fluent and accurate translation of poetic texts, as well as an introduction to scholarly issues such as genre, referentiality, and poetic genealogy within Latin poetry. The topic of the female monologue also provides scope for readings on cultural and historical context, the peculiar status of female speech in male-authored poetry, the representations of women and their contingencies. Texts include Catullus 63, 64, 66, Propertius 4.7, selections from Aeneid 4, the Fasti and Metamorphoses 10, as well as the Heroides.

Required texts available at Shaman Drum:
Anderson, W.S., ed. (1989) Ovid's Metamorphoses: Books 6-10. Norman.
Knox, P.E., ed. (1995) Ovid Heroides; Select Epistles. Cambridge.

Other readings will be available on the CTools website.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 301 or 302 or permission of instructor.

LATIN 421 — Teaching of Latin
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Ross,Deborah Pennell

FA 2007
Credits: 3

A workshop-type course designed to provide prospective secondary and college teachers with the skills necessary to analyze structures and texts, and to design instructional materials and class presentations. The course will also introduce the students to those aspects of modern linguistic theories that have practical application to teaching and learning Latin.

Advisory Prerequisite: Junior standing in Latin and permission of instructor.

LATIN 426 — Practicum
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Ross,Deborah Pennell

FA 2007
Credits: 3

Permission of the instructor is required to elect LATIN 426. Students must submit a plan for a project related to the teaching of Latin. The course is designed for students who wish to continue work begun in LATIN 421.

Advisory Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing, and permission of instructor.

LATIN 472 — Topics in Latin Literature and Culture
Section 001, REC
Later Latin Epic: Lucan and Statius

FA 2007
Credits: 3

This course explores a topic in ancient culture through extensive reading of primary texts in the original language. Students read, translate and discuss a variety of texts relevant to the topic. Secondary readings and papers may be assigned. Topics may include Rhetoric and Poetry in Rome, Patrons and Poets in Imperial Rome, Ancient Literary Criticism, Myths of Archaic Rome.

Intended audience:Declared Classical Lang & Lit concentrators fulfilling upper-level concentration requirements.

Course Requirements:Students are graded on in-class translation performance, a translation midterm and final, and a short paper (usually 10-15 pages) on a literary topic relevant to the particular course.

Class Format:3 hours/week in recitation format

LATIN 495 — Senior Honors Research
Section 001, IND

FA 2007
Credits: 1 — 3
Other: Honors, Indpnt Study

Work on the senior Honors thesis in Latin, under the supervision of a faculty advisor. It provides students with an appropriately designated course in which to undertake research, consultation, and writing necessary for the successful completion of the Senior Honors theses.

Advisory Prerequisite: Upperclass standing

LATIN 499 — Latin: Supervised Reading
Section 001, IND

FA 2007
Credits: 1 — 4
Other: INDEPENDENT

Regular reports and conferences required.

Advisory Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

LATIN 502 — Rapid Beginning Latin
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Berlin,Netta

FA 2007
Credits: 3

This course is a rapid introduction to Latin and is intended for students, with little or no prior Latin, in such fields as history, medieval or renaissance literature, or linguistics and who need to acquire a reading competence in Latin as quickly and as efficiently as possible. This first-term course covers elementary grammar and syntax.

Advisory Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

LATIN 505 — Intermediate Latin
Section 001, REC

Instructor: Markus,Donka D

FA 2007
Credits: 3

The purposes of this course are to read selections from the works of Catullus and Cicero with competence and appreciation; to increase mastery of Latin morphology, syntax, and vocabulary; and to develop advanced reading skills and sensitivity to word order, meter, and style. Class sessions will consist of pre-reading, close reading, sight reading, analysis, and discussion of passages with due attention to cultural context and the authors' social background. Students will be introduced to the major reference tools and resources for the study of Latin available in print and electronic format. The readings are selected and organized on the theme of Friendship in Ancient Rome.

Advisory Prerequisite: LATIN 502 or equivalent. Graduate standing.

LATIN 591 — History of Roman Literature, Beginnings to Cicero
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Dufallo,Basil J

FA 2007
Credits: 3

The purpose of this survey is to acquire a comprehensive historical perspective on Latin literature from the earliest period through the end of the Republic and a sense of its phases and the dynamics of its tradition; to read different styles of Latin poetry and prose with ease and confidence.

Advisory Prerequisite: CLASSICS,Graduate standing or permission of instructor

LATIN 801 — Topics in Roman History and Historiography
Section 001, SEM
Ancient Biography

Instructor: Potter,David G

FA 2007
Credits: 3

Course deals with topics connected with the social, intellectual and political history of the Greco-Roman world as well as the way that accounts of the past were constructed with antiquity.

Advisory Prerequisite: Graduate standing

LATIN 990 — Dissertation/Precandidate
Section 001, IND

FA 2007
Credits: 1 — 8

Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate.

Advisory Prerequisite: Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate. Graduate standing.

LATIN 993 — Graduate Student Instructor Training Program
Section 001, LEC

Instructor: Ross,Deborah Pennell

FA 2007
Credits: 1

A seminar for all beginning graduate student instructors, consisting of a two day orientation before the term starts and periodic workshops/meetings during the Fall Academic Term. Beginning graduate student instructors are required to register for this course.

Advisory Prerequisite: Must have GSI award. Graduate standing.

LATIN 995 — Dissertation/Candidate
Section 001, IND

FA 2007
Credits: 8

Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate. N.B. The defense of the dissertation (the final oral examination) must be held under a full term Candidacy enrollment period.

Enforced Prerequisites: Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate

 
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