Latin B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Classics; Latin Concentration

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 39

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.5

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 


Classics Core Courses24
Literature and History
Advanced Latin Language9
Latin Major Electives6
Total Hours39

Classics Core Courses

Literature and History

Complete all of the following courses:
CLAS 160LClassical Mythology3
CLAS 251LThe Epic3
or CLAS 252L Greek Drama: Politics on Stage
CLAS 399Capstone3
HSTR 304HAncient Rome3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Complete all of the following courses:
LATN 101Elementary Latin I3
LATN 102Elementary Latin II3
LATN 201Intermediate Latin I3
LATN 202Intermediate Latin II3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Advanced Latin Language

Complete 9 credits of the following courses:9
Major Latin Authors
Special Topics
Independent Study
Independent Study
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Latin Major Electives

Complete 6 credits from the following courses:6
Roman and Early Christian Art
Women in Antiquity
Ancient Greek Civ and Culture
The Roots of Western Ethics
Ancient Greek Social History
Ancient Greece
Methods Teaching Foreign Language
Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Teaching Latin Track

Individuals interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete a degree in the content area they want to teach plus the teacher preparation program through the Department of Teaching and Learning. Individuals must complete the teaching major/teaching track within that degree program, which may contain different course requirements than the academic major since the sequence of courses is designed to meet state standards. Upon completion of the degree program with the teaching concentration and the secondary licensure program, one will be eligible for a standard Montana teaching license in this content area.

Note: Students must gain admission to Teacher Education Program. An overall minimum grade point average of 3.0 is required for upper division work. Students must meet the requirements for teaching licensure.

Latin Teaching Core

Students completing the Latin Teaching Track are required to complete the following courses:
ARTH 407Roman and Early Christian Art3
MCLG 410Methods Teaching Foreign Language3
Total Hours6