College of Arts & Sciences

Latin Minor

Name of Minor:

Brief description of discipline or subject:
Because Latin is the base language for Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese, learning Latin will facilitate the study of all Romance languages, as well as greatly increase your mastery of English vocabulary including scientific and medical terminology.

Brief description of minor:
Studying Latin enables you to read classical authors as well as later religious and philosophical texts. The poetry of ancient Rome remains vivid today, while the philosophy and oratory of Roman writers are essential to understanding later political and philosophical developments. With a Latin minor you will be able to engage directly with these works, and it will provide the necessary insight into ancient Roman culture necessary to understand them.

Requirements for minor:
Complete all lower-division course work (all 1000 and 2000 level classes) or equivalent in Latin, followed by 9 hours of upper division credit in courses taught in Latin. You will need a GPA of 2.5 with no grade below ā€œCā€ in all upper-division Latin courses.
Contact information for students seeking more information:

 Mr. Anthony Valentine, Undergraduate Advisor
 213 Life Sciences East
 Tel. 405-744-5658
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