Latin (LAT) College of Letters & Science

LAT 001 — Elementary Latin (5 units)

Course Description: Introduction to basic grammar and vocabulary and development of translation skills with emphasis on Latin to English.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 5 hour(s).
  • Credit Limitation(s): Students who have successfully completed LAT 002 or LAT 003 in the 10th grade or higher grade in high school may receive unit credit for this course on a P/NP grading basis only; although a passing grade will be charged to the student's P/NP option, no petition is required; all other students will receive a letter grade unless a P/NP petition is filed.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH).

LAT 002 — Elementary Latin (5 units)

Course Description: Continuation of LAT 001.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 001; or equivalent.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 5 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH).

LAT 003 — Intermediate Latin (5 units)

Course Description: Continuation of LAT 002. Selected readings from Latin authors.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 002; or equivalent.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 5 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH).

LAT 098 — Directed Group Study (1-5 units)

Course Description: Directed group study.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Variable.
  • Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass only.

LAT 100 — Readings in Latin Prose (4 units)

Course Description: Review of Latin morphology, grammar, and vocabulary. Readings in prose authors, including Julius Caesar.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 003; or equivalent.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 4 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH).

LAT 101 — Livy (4 units)

Course Description: Livy.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 102 — Roman Comedy (5 units)

Course Description: Roman comedy.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 4 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 103 — Vergil: Aeneid (4 units)

Course Description: Vergil: Aeneid.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 104 — Sallust (4 units)

Course Description: Sallust.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 105 — Catullus (4 units)

Course Description: Catullus.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 106 — Horace: Odes & Epodes (4 units)

Course Description: Horace: Odes & Epodes.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 108 — Horace: Satires & Epistles (4 units)

Course Description: Horace: Satires & Epistles.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 109 — Roman Elegy (4 units)

Course Description: Roman elegy.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 110 — Ovid (4 units)

Course Description: Translation and discussion of selected readings from the works of Ovid.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or equivalent.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Repeat Credit: May be repeated 1 time(s) with consent of instructor and when topic differs.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 112 — Cicero (4 units)

Course Description: Translation and discussion of selected readings from the works of Cicero.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or equivalent.

  • Learning Activities: Recitation 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Repeat Credit: May be repeated 1 time(s) with consent of instructor and when readings differ.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 115 — Lucretius (4 units)

Course Description: Lucretius.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 116 — Vergil: Eclogues & Georgics (4 units)

Course Description: Vergil: Eclogues & Georgics.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 118 — Roman Historians (4 units)

Course Description: Readings in Latin from one or more of the major Roman historians and biographers. Authors may include Sallust, Nepos, Livy, Tacitus, Suetonius, and Ammianus Marcellinus.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or equivalent.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 119 — Readings in Republican Latin Literature (4 units)

Course Description: Translation and discussion of selected readings from Republican Latin literature.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or equivalent.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Repeat Credit: May be repeated when topic differs.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 120 — Readings in Imperial Latin Literature (4 units)

Course Description: Readings in Imperial Latin literature.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or equivalent.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Repeat Credit: May be repeated 2 time(s) when topic differs.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 121 — Latin Prose Composition (4 units)

Course Description: Intensive grammar and vocabulary review through exercises in Latin prose composition.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or equivalent.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 4 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH).

LAT 122 — Early Christian Writers (4 units)

Course Description: Latin style of selected early Christian writers. Topics may include: Latin translations of Greek and Hebrew scriptures, Christian Latin, with focus on North Africa, Palestine, or Spain; High literary Christian Latin; Christian Latin oratorical style.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100 (can be concurrent); or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Extensive Writing, Lecture/Discussion 3 hour(s).
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 125 — Medieval Latin (4 units)

Course Description: Selected readings from the Vulgate and various medieval authors provide an introduction to the developments in the Latin Language and literature from the 4th to the 15th centuries.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 130 — Readings in Late Latin (4 units)

Course Description: Translation and discussion of selected readings from late imperial-early medieval Christian and pagan literature.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Lecture/Discussion 3 hour(s), Term Paper.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 135 — Themes in Latin Literature (4 units)

Course Description: Readings in Latin that trace a theme across times, genres, and authors.

Prerequisite(s): LAT 100 (can be concurrent); or consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Extensive Writing, Lecture/Discussion 3 hour(s).
  • Repeat Credit: May be repeated when topic differs.
  • Grade Mode: Letter.
  • General Education: Arts & Humanities (AH); World Cultures (WC); Writing Experience (WE).

LAT 198 — Directed Group Study (1-5 units)

Course Description: Directed group study.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Variable.
  • Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass only.

LAT 199 — Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5 units)

Course Description: Special study for advanced undergraduates.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

  • Learning Activities: Variable.
  • Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass only.