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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

Latin Language and Literature

Department of Classics

This minor introduces students to the Latin language and enables them to read, in Latin, important works of Latin literature. For students with no prior experience of Latin, the minor requires 21 credits, consisting of the following courses:

LATN101  Elementary Latin I  4
LATN102 Elementary Latin II  4
LATN201 Intermediate Latin  4
Two reading courses chosen from the following: Plautus, Petronius, Ovid or Horace and Catullus  6
LATN4xx A reading course in a major Latin author  3
   Total 21

No course grade below the grade of "C-" may count toward the minor. An overall GPA of 2.0 in the minor is required for graduation.

Students who enter with advanced standing in Latin can complete the minor by taking a total of five courses in Latin at the 200 level and beyond. To make an appointment to explore or declare a minor, contact the department chair, Dr. Lillian Doherty ( ldoherty@umd.edu ).  She will put you in touch with the undergraduate director in Classics.

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