Latin (LATI)

LATI 101 - ELEMENTARY LATIN I

Short Title: ELEMENTARY LATIN I

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Description: Study of the fundamentals of Latin grammar with emphasis on acquisition of reading skills. Cross-list: MDEM 101.

LATI 102 - ELEMENTARY LATIN II

Short Title: ELEMENTARY LATIN II

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Prerequisite(s): LATI 101 or MDST 101

Description: Continuation of LATI 101 and MDST 101. Graduate students require permission of instructor. Cross-list: MDEM 102.

LATI 104 - AP/OTH CREDIT IN ELEMENTARY LATIN

Short Title: AP/OTH CREDIT ELEMENTARY LATIN

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Transfer

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Description: This course provides credit for students who have successfully completed approved examinations, such as Advanced Placement exams. This credit counts toward the total credit hours required for graduation.

LATI 201 - INTERMEDIATE LATIN I: PROSE

Short Title: INTERMEDIATE LATIN I: PROSE

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Description: Review of grammar and readings in Latin prose. Cross-list: MDEM 211.

LATI 202 - INTERMEDIATE LATIN II

Short Title: INTERMEDIATE LATIN II

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Prerequisite(s): LATI 201 or MDST 211

Description: Readings in Virgil. Cross-list: MDEM 212.

LATI 204 - AP/OTH CREDIT IN INTERMEDIATE LATIN

Short Title: AP/OTH CREDIT INTERM. LATIN

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Transfer

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Lower-Level

Description: This course provides credit for students who have successfully completed approved examinations, such as Advanced Placement exams. This credit counts toward the total credit hours required for graduation.

LATI 302 - ADVANCED LATIN

Short Title: ADVANCED LATIN

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: We will read Propertius' elegies with a view to understanding the poetics of Latin love elegy and the relationship of this genre to its social context. D1 credit.

LATI 303 - ADVANCED LATIN: PLAUTUS AND TERENCE

Short Title: ADV LATIN: PLAUTUS & TERENCE

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: We will read Plautus' Pseudolus and Terence's Adelphoe. We will consider the background of Greek comedy and the contemporary social situation in Rome.

LATI 304 - ADVANCED LATIN: ROMAN EPIC

Short Title: ADV. LATIN: ROMAN EPIC

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Readings in Latin epic poetry, from the Republic through late antiquity. Topics will include the nature of the epic genre, the development of Roman epic, the styles of individual epic poets, and the works' political and cultural contexts.

LATI 305 - ADVANCED LATI: HORACE

Short Title: ADVANCED LATIN: HORACE

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Readings from Horace.

LATI 306 - ADVANCED LATIN: OVID'S METAMORPHOSES

Short Title: OVID'S METAMORPHOSES

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Readings in Ovid's Metamorphoses. Repeatable for Credit.

LATI 307 - LATIN POETRY OF LATE ANITQUITY

Short Title: LATIN POETRY OF LATE ANTIQUITY

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Readings from Latin poetry, ca. 300 CE - ca. 600 CE. Topics include the relationship of this poetry to its classical past, its identity as "late" literature, the historical contexts and purposes of the texts and the development of a Christian Latin poetic tradition.

LATI 308 - LUCRETIUS

Short Title: LUCRETIUS

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Seminar

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Prerequisite(s): LATI 202

Description: This course will study the great philosophical poem of the Roman Epicurean Lucretius, De Rerum Nature (On the Nature of Things). In addition to selections from the Latin, students will read the entire poem in English translation as well as scholarship on the poem from a variety of perspectives.

LATI 313 - CICERO AND CATULLUS: LITERATURE AND SOCIETY IN THE ROMAN REPUBLIC

Short Title: CICERO AND CATULLUS

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Lecture

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: We will read Cicero's PRO CAELIO and several of Catullus' longer poems as a vehicle for understanding politics and culture in the late Roman Republic.

LATI 316 - READINGS IN VIRGIL'S AENEID

Short Title: READINGS IN VIRGIL'S AENEID

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Seminar

Distribution Group: Distribution Group I

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Advanced study of Virgil's great Roman epic. Areas of interest will include Virgil's poetic technique, the history of ancient epic, and Roman politics and society, particularly in the Augustan Age. Since different books of the Aeneid will be read in different semesters, the course is repeatable for credit. Repeatable for Credit.

LATI 317 - READINGS IN LIVY

Short Title: READINGS IN LIVY

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Seminar

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Selections from the Roman historian Livy. Close attention will be given to Livy's prose style and narrative techniques. We will also examine his historical method, the Augustan context of his work, and the information he provides as a source on Roman history. Repeatable for Credit.

LATI 318 - READINGS IN CICERO

Short Title: CICERO

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Seminar

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: This course features readings in Cicero (1st c. BCE), the politician, orator, and philosopher of first-century BCE Rome. The single most influential writer in Latin, Cicero is also a primary source for the fall of the Roman Republic. Spring 2016 will focus on the speech Pro Caelio, addressed to a law course in defense of the Roman aristocrat Caelius Rufus, and one of Cicero's most entertaining speeches. Repeatable for Credit.

LATI 320 - SILVER LATIN PROSE: SENECA AND TECITUS

Short Title: SENECA AND TACITUS

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Seminar

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Latin culture during the Silver Age (AD 18-133) developed in unforeseen directions, which remain provocative and stimulating today. This course will focus on the two writers who developed new pathways in prose writing and new ideas about Rome, the moralist Seneca and the historian Tacitus. We will read one of Seneca's moral essays, De brevitate vitae, and book four of Tacitus' Annals.

LATI 491 - DIRECTED READING

Short Title: DIRECTED READING

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Independent Study

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Independent work for qualified juniors and seniors in genres or authors not presented in other upper level courses. Repeatable for Credit.

LATI 492 - DIRECTED READING

Short Title: DIRECTED READING

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Independent Study

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Graduate level students may not enroll.

Course Level: Undergraduate Upper-Level

Description: Independent work for qualified juniors and seniors in genres or authors not presented in other upper level courses. Instructor Permission Required. Repeatable for Credit.

LATI 503 - DIRECTED READING FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

Short Title: DIRECTED READING GRAD STUDENTS

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Independent Study

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Description: Graduate level, independent reading course. Topics vary. Offered in the fall semester. Repeatable for Credit.

LATI 504 - DIRECTED READING FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

Short Title: GR STUDENTS DIRECTED READING

Department: Classical and European Studies

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Course Type: Independent Study

Credit Hours: 3

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Course Level: Graduate

Description: Graduate level, independent reading course. Topics vary. Offered in the spring semester. Repeatable for Credit.