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Latin Language
LATIN I
CLASS CODE: LATIN 101 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: FOREIGN LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: An introduction to Latin. Beginners and students with less than one year of high school Latin should register for this class. Vocabulary building, grammar, reading, and basic composition.
TAUGHT:
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Primarily readings stressing grammar. Text used is the "Cambridge Latin Course" Units 1 & 2.

This course uses an encouraging, inductive approach that has students reading increasingly more difficult Latin passages, starting on the first day of class.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: To learn to read, write, and speak the Latin language. Learn about the culture. Understanding Latin increases a students vocabulary in their native language, makes them better spellers, encourages you to think, speak, and write more effectively, improves analytical thinking, and helps you gain an appreciation for Western Culture.
REQUIREMENTS: Daily quizzes, 4-5 exams, short cultural written and oral report, in-class drilling and translation.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001