LATIN 401

Latin Prose Composition

Comparative Arts and Letters College of Humanities

Course Description

Advanced review of Classical Latin Grammar, Syntax, and Rhetoric through Latin prose composition.

When Taught

Winter Odd Years

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

or concurrent enrollment.

Title

Reading Comprehension and Stylistic Awareness

Learning Outcome

Successful students will be able to read Latin prose literature with a high degree of understanding and with stylistic awareness.

Title

Critical Theory

Learning Outcome

Successful students will understand and apply principles and practice of critical theory, with specific reference to Latin texts.

Title

Text Evaluation

Learning Outcome

Successful students will be able to evaluate texts through a close reading in the original language.

Title

Latin Composition, Grammar, and Style

Learning Outcome

Successful students will be able to compose grammatically correct and stylistically appropriate Latin prose with proficiency.

Title

Classical and Late Latin Literary History

Learning Outcome

Successful students will understand the literary history of Classical and later Latin prose literature.