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The course level at which students begin their study of Latin is determined by several factors. These factors include the following: the number of high-school units complete; language placement examination scores; or, for those with native or heritage competency, faculty evaluation.
|LA 101||No prior instruction in Latin, fewer than two high-school units in|
|Latin, instruction more than four years ago, or UA placement test|
|LA 102||UA credit for LA 101 or UA placement test|
|LA 201||Credit for LA 102 or UA placement test|
|LA 202||Credit for LA 201 or UA placement test|
|LA 300||Credit for LA 202 or UA placement test|
Beginning fundamentals of Latin grammar and syntax. Offered in the fall semester.
Continued study of the fundamentals of Latin grammar and syntax. Offered in the spring semester.
Introduction to and practice at reading Latin literature. Offered in the fall semester.
Selected readings from Latin literature. Offered in the spring semester.
Readings in Latin literature to the time of Julius Caesar. Offered in the fall semester.
LA 302 Survey of Latin Literature of the Empire. 3 hours.
Prerequisite: LA 202.
Selected readings in later Roman literature. Offered in the spring semester.
A study of the Catilinarian conspiracy by examining the Latin text from two different sources—Cicero who wrote and delivered a number of speeches at the time and Sallust who wrote a historical treatise. Close study of these sources reveals personal and political agendas and draws sharp distinctions between rhetorical exhibitions and historical accounts.
The subject matter varies. May be repeated for credit. Offered according to demand.