Latin (LATN)

LATN 101 Elementary Latin (Units: 3)

Latin language and grammar with emphasis on reading classical prose. Groundwork for master works of Latin poetry and prose.

Course Attributes:

  • C2: Humanities
  • Global Perspectives

LATN 202 Intermediate Latin (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: LATN 101 or equivalent.

Understanding, reading, writing at the intermediate level. Reading selections from prose and poetry.

LATN 301 Introduction to Latin Prose and Poetry (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of LATN 202 or consent of instructor.

Reading, translation and literary analysis of Latin passages, alongside grammar and vocabulary review.

LATN 430 Roman Satire (Units: 3)

Prerequisite for LATN 430: LATN 202 or equivalent.
Prerequisite for LATN 730: Intermediate Latin or equivalent.

Translation and analysis from the satires of Horace, Juvenal, Persius, and Petronius; Satiricon and epigrams of Martial; Roman satire and critical approaches.
(LATN 430/LATN 730 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 436 Roman Novel (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Roman novels. Discussion of historical context.
(LATN 436/LATN 736 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 440 Roman Philosophy (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Roman philosophical works. Discussion of historical context.
(LATN 440/LATN 740 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 441 Roman Oratory and Rhetoric (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Roman speeches and works of rhetorical theory. Discussion of historical context.
(LATN 441/LATN 741 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 445 Latin Epic I (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Latin epic poetry, with a focus on Vergil's Eclogues, Georgics, and/or Aeneid 1-6. Discussion of poetic models and historical context.
(LATN 445/LATN 745 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 446 Latin Epic II (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Latin epic poetry with a focus on Vergil's Aeneid 7-12 and/or Ovid's Metamorphoses. Discussion of poetic models and historical context.
(LATN 446/LATN 746 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 450 Roman Drama (Units: 3)

Prerequisite for LATN 450: LATN 202 or equivalent.
Prerequisite for LATN 750: Intermediate Latin or equivalent.

Translation and analysis from the works of Plautus, Terence, Seneca; performance of ancient comedy, tragedy.
(LATN 450/LATN 750 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 455 Latin Elegy and Lyric I (Units: 3)

Prerequisite for LATN 455: Upper division standing and a GPA of at least 3.0, or consent of instructor.
Prerequisite for LATN 755: Graduate standing; Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Latin lyric and elegiac poetry, with a focus on Catullus, Propertius, Tibullus, and Horace. Discussion of historical context.
(LATN 455/LATN 755 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 456 Latin Lyric and Elegy II (Units: 3)

Prerequisite for LATN 456: Upper division standing or consent of instructor; reading knowledge of Latin.
Prerequisite for LATN 756: Graduate standing or consent of instructor; reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Latin lyric and elegiac poetry, with a focus on Ovid, Martial, and Statius. Discussion of historical context.
(LATN 456/LATN 756 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 460 Roman Historiography I (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Roman historiographical texts, with a focus on authors from the republican period and early principate. Discussion of literary models and historical context.
(LATN 460/LATN 760 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 461 Roman Historiography II (Units: 3)

Prerequisite for LATN 461: Upper division standing or consent of instructor; reading knowledge of Latin.
Prerequisite for LATN 761: Graduate standing or consent of instructor; reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Roman historiographical texts, with a focus on authors from the imperial period. Discussion of literary models and historical context.
(LATN 461/LATN 761 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 699 Independent Study (Units: 1-3)

Prerequisite: Upper division standing or consent of instructor. Projects requiring critical study and analysis of advanced material adapted to individual needs and interests. May be repeated.

LATN 730 Roman Satire (Units: 3)

Prerequisite for LATN 430: LATN 202 or equivalent.
Prerequisite for LATN 730: Intermediate Latin or equivalent.

Translation and analysis from the satires of Horace, Juvenal, Persius, and Petronius; Satiricon and epigrams of Martial; Roman satire and critical approaches.
(LATN 430/LATN 730 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 736 Roman Novel (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Roman novels. Discussion of historical context.
(LATN 436/LATN 736 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 740 Roman Philosophy (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Roman philosophical works. Discussion of historical context.
(LATN 440/LATN 740 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 741 Roman Oratory and Rhetoric (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Roman speeches and works of rhetorical theory. Discussion of historical context.
(LATN 441/LATN 741 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 745 Latin Epic I (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Latin epic poetry, with a focus on Vergil's Eclogues, Georgics, and/or Aeneid 1-6. Discussion of poetic models and historical context.
(LATN 445/LATN 745 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 746 Latin Epic II (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Latin epic poetry with a focus on Vergil's Aeneid 7-12 and/or Ovid's Metamorphoses. Discussion of poetic models and historical context.
(LATN 446/LATN 746 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 750 Roman Drama (Units: 3)

Prerequisite for LATN 450: LATN 202 or equivalent.
Prerequisite for LATN 750: Intermediate Latin or equivalent.

Translation and analysis from the works of Plautus, Terence, Seneca; performance of ancient comedy, tragedy.
(LATN 450/LATN 750 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 755 Latin Elegy and Lyric I (Units: 3)

Prerequisite for LATN 455: Upper division standing and a GPA of at least 3.0, or consent of instructor.
Prerequisite for LATN 755: Graduate standing; Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Latin lyric and elegiac poetry, with a focus on Catullus, Propertius, Tibullus, and Horace. Discussion of historical context.
(LATN 455/LATN 755 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 756 Latin Lyric and Elegy II (Units: 3)

Prerequisite for LATN 456: Upper division standing or consent of instructor; reading knowledge of Latin.
Prerequisite for LATN 756: Graduate standing or consent of instructor; reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Latin lyric and elegiac poetry, with a focus on Ovid, Martial, and Statius. Discussion of historical context.
(LATN 456/LATN 756 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 760 Roman Historiography I (Units: 3)

Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Roman historiographical texts, with a focus on authors from the republican period and early principate. Discussion of literary models and historical context.
(LATN 460/LATN 760 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 761 Roman Historiography II (Units: 3)

Prerequisite for LATN 461: Upper division standing or consent of instructor; reading knowledge of Latin.
Prerequisite for LATN 761: Graduate standing or consent of instructor; reading knowledge of Latin.

Translation and analysis of Roman historiographical texts, with a focus on authors from the imperial period. Discussion of literary models and historical context.
(LATN 461/LATN 761 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

LATN 899 Independent Study (Units: 1-3)

Prerequisites: Advanced reading knowledge of Latin and consent of supervising faculty member. Advanced reading of an ancient Latin author or authors, under the supervision of a member of the Classics faculty. Enrollment by petition. May be repeated for a total of 6 units.