Classics B.A. - Latin Concentration

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
Teaching Latin Track
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


  • This teaching track contains different/additional course requirements designed to meet state standards. Those interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete the teaching track of a major in a teaching content area plus the Teacher Education Program through the Department of Teaching and Learning. Additional teaching areas can be added through completion of the teaching track of a major or minor in that content area.
  • To complete this teaching track, you need to contact the Teaching and Learning Department. You do not fill out a major/minor form for graduation or the major/minor/concentration section of the major change form. Approvals for this track must come from the Teaching and  Learning Department.  
  • Tracks will not appear on your UM transcript, diploma, university lists, student data system, or university publications. They are used for advising purposes only. You do not fill out a major change for a track.

Teaching Latin Track Requirements

Complete all of the following courses:
ARTH 407Roman and Early Christian Art3
MCLG 410Methods Teaching Foreign Language3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

 Note: For endorsement to teach ­­­­­Latin, a student also must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program and meet all the requirements for secondary teaching licensure. For more information, see the Teaching and Learning Department