Latin - CLL

CLL 101 Elementary Latin 3 Credits

Intensive introduction to the grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of classical Latin. Selected readings.

Offered: every fall.

CLL 102 Elementary Latin II 3 Credits

Intensive introduction to the grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of classical Latin. Selected readings.

Prerequisite: CLL 101, or one year of high school Latin through the senior year, or permission of instructor.

Offered: every spring.

CLL 201 Latin Literature 3 Credits

Selected Latin literary authors, genres, or themes.

Prerequisite: CLL 102, or two years of high school Latin through the senior year, or permission of instructor.

CLL 203 Roman Comedy 3 Credits

Close reading and analysis of selected comedies from Plautus and Terence. Study of the relation to Greek new Comedy, colloquial Latin language, and social structures in Rome revealed in the plays.

Prerequisite: CLL 102 or permission of instructor.

Offered: occasionally.

CLL 204 Readings in Latin Literature 3 Credits

Selected Latin literary authors, genres, or themes.

Prerequisite: CLL 102, or two years of high school Latin through the senior year, or permission of instructor.

CLL 205 Latin Literature 3 Credits

Selected Latin literary authors, genres, or themes.

Prerequisite: CLL 102, or two years of high school Latin through the senior year, or permission of instructor.

CLL 206 Latin Poetry: Catullus 3 Credits

Careful study of the themes, style, and meters of Catullus’ poems, his place in the tradition of Latin poetry, and his influence on later poets. Requires prior study of Latin or permission of instructor.

Fulfills College Core: Field 3 (Literature and the Arts)

Offered: occasionally.

CLL 210 Roman Historians 3 Credits

Close reading and analysis of selections from one or more o fthe Latin historians. Sallust, Livy and Tacitus.

Prerequisite: CLL 102 or permission of instructor.

Offered: occasionally.

CLL 301 Latin Epic Poetry Lucan 3 Credits

This advanced Latin course is dedicated to translating selections from Lucan's epic poem the Pharsalia. Through a close reading of the Pharsalia, students will develop an increased mastery of Latin syntax and improve their translation speed. Described by scholars as the "anti-Aeneid", Lucan's Pharsalia recounts the civil war between Julius Caesar and Pompey Magnus.

Prerequisite: CLL 102, or two years of high school Latin through the senior year, or permission of instructor.

Offered: Spring 2022.

CLL 310 Roman Historians 3 Credits

Close reading and analysis of selections from one or more o fthe Latin historians. Sallust, Livy and Tacitus.

Prerequisite: CLL 102 or permission of instructor.

CLL 350 Latin Composition 3 Credits

CLL 350 aims to increase mastery of the Latin language by a systematic review of syntax, the close reading of passages of Caesar, Cicero, and other major Latin authors, and the translation of English sentences and short passages of accelerated difficulty into Latin. This course is primarily online, but there will be a few face-to-face class meetings.

Prerequisite: Four semesters of college Latin or equivalent required. Corequisite: Students enrolled in CLL 350 must be simultaneously enrolled in an upper-level Latin literature course.

Offered: This course will be offered only on an as-needed basis.

CLL 400 Humanitas 3 Credits

Selected Latin authors, texts, themes, or genres.

Prerequisite: at least two semesters of CLL courses, completion of core requirements, & permission of the chair.

Fulfills College Core: Core Capstone

Offered: fall & spring.

CLL 499 Independent Study: Latin 3 Credits

Directed research on a selected topic. Independent studies require an application and approval by the associate dean.

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor, department chair, & associate dean.

Offered: occasionally.