Course Descriptions—Language StudiesLAT 101 Beginning Latin
For students who have had little or no preparation in Latin. The course is primarily concerned with the fundamentals of the language. Its aim is to prepare students to read Latin literature, to improve their command of the English language by studying the close relations (historic and linguistic) between English, Latin and the Romance Languages, and to gain exposure to Roman culture. Four recitations each week. Students with more than two years of high school Latin who wish to continue the language must take a placement exam. Such students cannot take Latin 101 for credit, but Latin 102 may be taken for credit if they do not place into Latin 201. This course is offered in the fall semester.