Latin Minor; Classics

(College of Letters and Science)

Carey Seal, Ph.D., Program Director

Department Office. Classics Program; 215 Sproul Hall; 530-752-0835; http://classics.ucdavis.edu

Faculty. http://classics.ucdavis.edu/people

The Department offers minors in Arabic, Classical Civilization, Greek and Latin for those wishing to follow a shorter but formally recognized program of study in Classics.

Latin
Units: 20
CLA 003
Rome and the Mediterranean: 800 B.C.E. to 500 C.E. (Active)
4
or
CLA 004
Late Antiquity (Active)
4
Choose three upper division courses in Latin.
12
Choose one additional upper division course in Classics, Latin, or Greek.
4
Total: 20
Courses in LAT:
LAT 001Elementary Latin (5) Active
Lecture—5 hour(s). Introduction to basic grammar and vocabulary and development of translation skills with emphasis on Latin to English. 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. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LAT 002Elementary Latin (5) Active
Lecture—5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LAT 001; Or equivalent. Continuation of course 1. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 003Intermediate Latin (5) Active
Lecture—5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LAT 002; Or equivalent. Continuation of course 2. Selected readings from Latin authors. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 098Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 1997 Winter Quarter.
LAT 100Readings in Latin Prose (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LAT 003; Or equivalent. Review of Latin morphology, grammar, and vocabulary. Readings in prose authors, including Julius Caesar. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
LAT 101Livy (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or Consent of Instructor. Livy (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 102Roman Comedy (5) Active
Lecture—4 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or Consent of Instructor. Roman comedy. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 103Vergil: Aeneid (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or Consent of Instructor. Vergil: Aeneid. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 104Sallust (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or Consent of Instructor. Sallust. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 105Catullus (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or Consent of Instructor. Catullus. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 106Horace: Odes and Epodes (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or Consent of Instructor. Horace: Odes and Epodes. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 108Horace: Satires and Epistles (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or Consent of Instructor. Horace: Satires and Epistles. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 109Roman Elegy (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or Consent of Instructor. Roman elegy. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 110Ovid (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; Or equivalent. Translation and discussion of selected readings from the works of Ovid. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) when topic differs and with consent of instructor. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2011 Fall Quarter.
LAT 112Cicero (4) Active
Recitation—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; Or equivalent. Translation and discussion of selected readings from the works of Cicero. May be repeated up to 1 Time(s) if readings vary and with consent of instructor. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2011 Fall Quarter.
LAT 115Lucretius (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or Consent of Instructor. Lucretius. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 116Vergil: Eclogues and Georgics (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or Consent of Instructor. Vergil: Eclogues and Georgics. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 118Roman Historians (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; Or equivalent. 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. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2011 Fall Quarter.
LAT 119Readings in Republican Latin Literature (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; Or equivalent. Translation and discussion of selected readings from Republican Latin literature. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2012 Summer Session 2.
LAT 120Readings in Imperial Latin Literature (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; Or equivalent. Readings in Imperial Latin literature. May be repeated up to 2 Time(s) when topic varies. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2014 Winter Quarter.
LAT 121Latin Prose Composition (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; Or equivalent. Intensive grammar and vocabulary review through exercises in Latin prose composition. (Letter.) GE credit: AH. Effective: 2015 Fall Quarter.
LAT 122Early Christian Writers (4) Active
Extensive Writing; Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LAT 100 (can be concurrent); or Consent of Instructor. 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. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
LAT 125Medieval Latin (4) Active
Lecture—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or Consent of Instructor. Selected readings from the Vulgate and various medieval authors provide an introduction to the developments in the Latin Language and literature from the fourth to the fifteenth centuries. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WE. Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 130Readings in Late Latin (4) Active
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Term Paper. Prerequisite(s): LAT 100; or Consent of Instructor. Translation and discussion of selected readings from late imperial-early medieval Christian and pagan literature. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.
LAT 135Themes in Latin Literature (4) Active
Extensive Writing; Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): LAT 100 (can be concurrent); or Consent of Instructor. Readings in Latin that trace a theme across times, genres, and authors. May be repeated for credit May be repeated for credit if topics differ. (Letter.) GE credit: AH, WC, WE. Effective: 2017 Fall Quarter.
LAT 198Directed Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Directed group study. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2016 Spring Quarter.
LAT 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. Special study for advanced undergraduates. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2016 Fall Quarter.