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Spring/Summer '99 Course Guide

Courses in Latin (Division 411)


Calendars

Spring Half-Term, 1999 (May 3 June 22, 1999)
Spring/Summer Term, 1999 (May 3 August 17, 1999)
Summer Half-Term, 1999 (June 28 August 17, 1999)


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Two convictions are basic to the Elementary Latin Program of the Department of Classical Studies: (1) it is possible for every able-minded person to master the basic facts of a foreign language and (2) the learning experience leading to such a mastery is a privilege that is very specifically human and ought to be most satisfying. Essential facts of morphology, syntax, semantics, vocabulary, history, and culture are taught, and a knowledge of these facts enables students to understand Latin written by the famous authors of the Golden Age. Since at least 50% of the vocabulary of an educated speaker of English is Latin in origin, English vocabulary improves as Latin stems and derivatives are learned. The program normally takes four terms to complete. A placement test may be taken at the beginning or end of a term, and a student may succeed in placing out of one or more courses in the introductory sequence.

In the Elementary Latin Program, the department is offering Latin 504. Latin 504 (see below) is for students with little or no previous Latin. Successful completion of this course will permit entry into Latin 231. Students with questions about the Latin language sequence are encouraged to visit Professor Deborah Ross in 2143 Angell Hall, 764-0357.


Latin 421/EducationD 421. Teaching of Latin.

Advanced Courses

Section 101.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Junior standing in Latin and permission of instructor. (2). (Excl).

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

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.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 3

Latin 426. Practicum.

Advanced Courses

Section 101.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Junior or senior standing, and permission of instructor. (2). (Excl).

Credits: (3; 2 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

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.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 1 Waitlist Code: 3

Latin 499. Latin: Supervised Reading.

Advanced Courses

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). May not be included in a concentration plan in Greek Language and Literature or Classical Languages and Literatures. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Regular reports and conferences required.

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Latin 504. Intensive Latin.

Advanced Courses

Section 101.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. No credit granted to those who have completed 102, 193, or 502. (4). (LR).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed to provide the student having little or no prior Latin with the skills necessary for reading Classical Latin. It covers the material presented in Latin 101 and 102, using Knudsvig, Seligson, and Craig, Latin for Reading. It is primarily intended for graduate students and upperclass undergraduates in fields requiring reading knowledge of Latin. For students seeking to satisfy a language requirement, successful completion of this course will permit entry into Latin 231. Grading is based on class participation, quizzes, hour examinations, and a final.

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Latin 599. Supervised Reading in Latin Literature.

Advanced Courses

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Regular reports and conferences required.

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Latin 499. Latin: Supervised Reading.

Advanced Courses

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). May not be included in a concentration plan in Greek Language and Literature or Classical Languages and Literatures. (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Regular reports and conferences required.

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Latin 599. Supervised Reading in Latin Literature.

Advanced Courses

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Regular reports and conferences required.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

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