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Latin

LAT 101

Elementary Latin I (3 credits)

Introduces Latin as a spoken and written language.  Students study the fundamentals of grammar, vocabulary, ecclesiastical pronunciation, elementary vocal expression and dialogues, and reading comprehension. 

LAT 201

Intermediate Latin I (3 credits)

Continues to develop fluency with spoken Latin and begins readings in Latin prose, such as Julius Caesar’s Gallic Wars.  

Prerequisite: LAT 102 or permission.

LAT 301

Advanced Latin I (3 credits)

Continues to develop fluency with spoken Latin, and more advanced readings in Latin prose, and Latin poetry, including Latin hymns and Psalms. 

Prerequisite: LAT 202 or permission.

LAT 401

Advanced Latin III (3 credits)

Continues to develop fluency with spoken Latin, advanced readings in Latin prose and Latin poetry, and introduces scriptural and theological readings in Latin. 

Prerequisite: LAT 302 or permission.

LAT 102

Elementary Latin II (3 credits)

Continues all the topics of LAT 101.  Students will complete the fundamentals of grammar in this semester and will develop an adequate vocabulary to understand all the common parts of the Mass. 

Prerequisite: LAT 101 or permission.

LAT 202

Intermediate Latin II (3 credits)

Continues to develop fluency with spoken Latin, readings in Latin prose, and introduces classical Latin poetry.

Prerequisite: LAT 201 or permission.

LAT 302

Advanced Latin II (3 credits)

Continues to develop fluency with spoken Latin, and more advanced readings in Latin prose, and Latin poetry, including Latin hymns and Psalms.  By the end of this semester students will develop an adequate vocabulary to understand all the Psalms, hymns, readings, and orations of Lauds and Vespers.  Prerequisite: LAT 301 or permission.

LAT 402

Advanced Latin IV (3 credits)

Continues to develop fluency with spoken Latin, advanced readings in Latin prose and Latin poetry, and scriptural and theological readings in Latin. 

Prerequisite: LAT 401 or permission.

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