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: 2020-21

General Education Requirements

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

Summary

Classics Core Courses

24

Literature and History

Languages

Advanced Latin Language

9

Latin Major Electives

6

Teaching Latin Track

Total Hours

39


Classics Core Courses

Literature and History

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

CLAS 160L

Classical Mythology

3

CLAS 251L

The Epic

3

or CLAS 252L

Greek Drama: Politics on Stage

CLAS 399

Capstone

3

HSTR 304H

Ancient Rome

3

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Languages

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

LATN 101

Elementary Latin I

3

LATN 102

Elementary Latin II

3

LATN 201

Intermediate Latin I

3

LATN 202

Intermediate Latin II

3

Total Hours

12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Advanced Latin Language

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 9 credits of the following courses:

9

LATN 311

Major Latin Authors

LATN 391

Special Topics

LATN 392

Independent Study

LATN 492

Independent Study

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Latin Major Electives

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 6 credits from the following courses:

6

ARTH 407

Roman and Early Christian Art

CLAS 320

Women in Antiquity

CLAS 360H

Ancient Greek Civ and Culture

CLAS 365E

The Roots of Western Ethics

HSTR 301X

Ancient Greek Social History

HSTR 302H

Ancient Greece

MCLG 410

Methods Teaching Foreign Language

PHL 363H

Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy

PHL 465

Plato

PHL 466

Aristotle

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Teaching Latin Track

Notes:

  • 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

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

ARTH 407

Roman and Early Christian Art

3

MCLG 410

Methods Teaching Foreign Language

3

Total Hours

6

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.