Courses in Latin

Latin 110: Introductory Latin I.

An introduction to the morphology, grammar and syntax of the Latin language.

Latin 120: Introductory Latin II.

Prerequisite: Latin 110 or a sufficient grade on a placement test.

Latin 215: Intermediate Latin.

Review of grammar and reading of a selection of elementary texts. Prerequisite: Latin 120 or permission of the instructor.

Latin 315: Advanced Latin.

This course may be repeated for credit. Topics change with every semester.

Courses in History

History 101: The Greek World.

The history of Greek-speaking peoples from the Bronze Age (ca. 3000 BC) to the successors of Alexander the Great (d. 323 BC).

History 103: The Roman World.

A comprehensive survey of ancient Roman political and social history based on the interpretation of primary sources from the foundation of the city through the second century AD.

History 320/550: Writing Ancient History.

An examination of the methodological objectives and practices of ancient historians.

History 321/551: Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece.

An examination of speech and writing as media of communication in ancient Greece, from the time of Homer to the fourth century BC.


LITRN 270: Greek Mythology.

The gods, heroes and legends of the Greek world as seen through literature and Greek tragedy.

Philosophy 260: Ancient Greek Philosophy.

A comprehensive introduction to ancient Greek philosophy covering the pre-Socratics, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.

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Fall 2019

HIST 101: MWF 10:00-10:50
LATIN 110: MWF 8:00-8:50
LATIN 215: TTh 8:00-9:15
LATIN 315: TTh 8:00-9:15

Spring 2020

HIST 103: MWF 11:00-11:50
HIST 320: TTh 11:00-12:15
HIST 550: TTh 11:00-12:15
LATIN 120: MWF 9:00-9:50
LATIN 215: TTh 8:00-9:15
LATIN 315: TTh 8:00-9:15